"@GJHoffmanMusic YOU!! Your voice and music were such an inspiration to me yesterday!!! Brilliant to find you!!  Sing on 4 ever!" - Dar Weathers

Gary Jay has been performing since he was 13 (over 40+ years) & writes mostly about true life experiences generally in the style of Country/Grass/Americana.  Gary completed an album called Hillbilly Outlaw Blues in 2017 and is currently working on his second project "Back To The Farm".

Gary performs SOLO, DUO, or with the bands Blue Country Revival or Blue Country Ramblers in the DC/MD/VA/WV/PA areas.  

Gary performed at the PRE-PARTY show before the Craig Campbell show at the GROOVE Music Venue at Nascar's Dominion Raceway in Thornburg VA.  Further, Gary performed prior to David Allen Coe at the Full Moon Field Festival.

Gary Jay has played a variety of festivals & venues including:  National Cherry Blossom Festival, North Moutain Arts Festival, Taste of Leesburg, Roundhill Hometown Festival, Arlington County Fair, World Police Games, Jammin Java, Bear Chase Brewery, Old Bust Head Brewery, Smokey Ts Kitchen, Two Twisted Posts Vineyard, Antietam Creek vineyards, Spankys, Velocity5, Dogfish Ale House, Horseshoe Curve Restaurant, Brewbakers, Griffin Tavern, Molly's Irish Pub, Gypsy Sallys, National Conference Center, Paddy's Irish Pub, Badwolf Brewhouse, American Legion Post 71, Purcellville American Legion, Eagles Club, Addy's Lounge, Horseshoe Curve Restaurant, Blue Fox Billiards, Winners Circle Saloon, 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, Badfinger, The Country Gentlemen, Steep Canyon Rangers, Flatt & Scruggs, Doc Watson, Waylon Jennings, Jim Glaser, & many more.

Gary Jay Hoffman
Americana singer-songwriter

Gary Jay Hoffman Americana singer-songwriter

I just wanted to say THANK YOU for being a part of our very first TASTE Leesburg!! The turnout surpassed our expectations. Thank you all for your top notch performance. I hope that you enjoyed being a part of TASTE and I hope to see you at future events! Thank you! ”

— Events Coordinator Town of Leesburg Department of Parks & Recreation

References Available:

  • Azmi Zorou / Spankys - Leesburg VA.
  • Jennifer Cossette / Full Moon Festival - Berryville VA.
  • Tracy Wink / Horseshoe Curve Restaurant - Bluemont VA.
  • Jennifer Brady - Leesburg farmers market.
  • Mary Derby / #1 Super Fan - Sterling VA.


Gary Jay SOLO:

Gary Jay w/BCR

Country & honky-tonk music.  Power TRIO or BAND.

Country & honky-tonk music. Power TRIO or BAND.

Gary Jay w/BCR

Acoustic DUO / TRIO / BAND - no drums perfect for some wineries.

Acoustic DUO / TRIO / BAND - no drums perfect for some wineries.