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“What singer-songwriter Jason Harrod does best is turn daily moments numinous. Quite simply, Harrod’s imagination is for this world; he finds deep secrets in ordinary places.” — Image Journal
Come see Jason Harrod in concert at Highrock's Stow Chapel on October 20th, and support the unique ministry of Hagar's Sisters in its work to empower women to escape domestic violence.
The concert is at 7pm, doors open at 6:20pm. All are welcome to come and enjoy the show, but we invite everyone to consider a $10 donation to support Jason's music and the ministry of Hagar's Sisters. Childcare will also be available for younger children for $5/child.
To make a donation or sign-up for childcare, PLEASE GO HERE.
Jason Harrod is a Brooklyn-based performing songwriter known for generous melodies and poetic, image-rich lyrics. He has been songwriting, recording, and performing for over 20 years, over which time he has built a loyal grassroots following.
Harrod's songs are cinematic travelogues, filled with quirky narrative detail, and propelled by a honey-dipped tenor. Often they contain dry observations about love and friendship. Other songs are passionate explorations of Faith, in which Jason sings of yearning to be known, redeemed, and set free.
In addition to his fan following, Jason Harrod has earned the acclaim of industry leaders. In 2000, he won first place in the bluegrass category of MerleFest's Chris Austin Songwriting competition. The following year, he took first place in the North Carolina Songwriters Co-Op contest and followed that up with a 2002 appearance on Arthur Smith's Carolina Calling stage with Alison Krauss and Union Station. Jason was selected as a spotlight performer at the annual Healdsburg Guitar festival in 2009, sponsored by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, and in 2011 he was awarded a grant to by the Speranza Foundation to write and record. In 2012, Jason received a Fulbright grant to teach songwriting to students in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Jason has lived in Boston, Durham, and most recently New York, where for 5 years he was music director for a small church that met in a black box theater on Manhattan's Lower East Side. He tours frequently throughout the US.
"Jason Harrod embodies a blend of blues and folk wrought with an extremely strong country spine." - Folk and Acoustic Music Exchange
"To see Jason Harrod in concert is to experience independent acoustic music at its best." - PhantomTollbooth.org
Sample some of his music here:
"Come See the Beauty of the Lord" an original psalm
"one of these days," song of an not-yet repentant rogue
Questions about the show? Email email@example.com