Jim Petrie is a singer/songwriter, guitarist and bandleader. His music is a blend of folk, country, blues, roots and rock. His melodies are singable and lyrics thoughtful. Through his music he tells stories culled from life's experiences: songs of love and loss, family, culture, and the realities of the world we live in today. Trained as a classical guitarist he often puts his fingerpicking chops to work in the music he writes. He performs as a solo artist, in a duo with Karen Hudson, and with his band; Jim Petrie and the Dirty Dishes, aka the Jim Petrie Band.. His first album of original music, PERFECT ON PAPER was recorded with his band and released in June 2017. He is currently recording his second album of music due out in 2020. He has two daughters, two cats, and resides in upstate New York.
Jim Petrie and the Dirty Dishes: Jim Petrie - guitar and vocals Stephen Benson - lead guitar Ray Grappone - drums Michael Visceglia - bass guitar Randall Klitz - bass guitar Jonathan Gregg - pedal steel guitar Greta Tristram - harmonica Bill Ferns - harmonica