Gary Jay has been performing over 45+ years & writes mostly about true life experiences in the style of Country/Grass/Folk. Gary Jay completed an album called Hillbilly Outlaw Blues in 2017 and recently completed his second project 'Back To The Farm'. Five(5) songs from 'Back to the Farm' have been promoted on 3800+ radio stations world-wide.
Gary Jay has opened for David Allen Coe, Craig Campbell, and Whey Jennings. Gary Jay was recently on local DC NEWS channel and on a variety of interviews/podcasts.
Gary Jay has played a variety of festivals & venues including: The Groove (at Dominion Raceway), National Cherry Blossom Festival, North Mountain Arts Festival, Taste of Leesburg, Roundhill Hometown Festival, Arlington County Fair, World Police Games, Jammin Java, Bear Chase Brewery, Dirt Farm Brewery, Antietam Creek Vineyards, Deathridge Brewery, Baldtop Brewery, Prince Michael Winery, Vanish Brewery, Old Bust Head Brewery, Two Twisted Posts Vineyard, Spankys, Velocity5, Dogfish Ale House, Horseshoe Curve Restaurant, Brewbakers, Griffin Tavern, Worthog brewery, Molly's Irish Pub, Gypsy Sallys, National Conference Center, Cascades Overlook Center, Mark's Pub, Paddy's Irish Pub, American Legion Post 71, Purcellville American Legion, Eagles Club, Addy's Lounge, Blue Fox Billiards, Winners Circle Saloon, Barrel Oak Winery, Blue Valley Vineyards, Harpers Ferry Brewing, Harpers Ferry Event Barn, 50West Vineyards, The Wine Kitchen, & more.
Some of Gary Jay's influences are Marty Robbins, Radney Foster, Marty Stuart, Rodney Crowell, Jimmie Rodgers, Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams SR, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, CCR, The Country Gentlemen, Steep Canyon Rangers, Flatt & Scruggs, Doc Watson, Waylon Jennings, Jim Glaser, Tanya Tucker, Rhonda Vincent, Becky Buller, & many more.
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Note: Barn/truck photo for website and my albums by John Enman.