Rod Abernethy

Rod Abernethy

"Rod delivers a show that is pure listening joy.  Master guitar playing chops coupled with warm, gravelly vocals and gritty storytelling made for an experience our audience is still thanking us for. Don't miss an opportunity to have him for one of your shows."
Joanne Martin - Camelback Concerts, Rochester, MN

Formal Showcase at the Southeast Regional Folk Alliance Conf


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July, 2019 - "From the start, Rod was wonderful to deal with and his show was a brilliant mix of original songs, dazzling instrumentals, and a few Dylan covers to close it out. His stories and songs had a real personal feel to them and everyone who attended had n...

Rod Abernethy

Rod Abernethy

Member since: 2017-06-30
Home: Raleigh, NC, US
Frequently Tours: Yes
# of Members: 1
Sound Equipment: Available if needed
Main Instrument: Vocals, 6 & 12 string
Other Instruments: Harmonica
Genre: Folk Americana - Alt Country
Style: Upbeat humorous
Content: Mainstream acoustic folk
Rating: G - PG


Rod Abernethy is the 2019 Winner of American Songwriter's Bob Dylan Song Contest. His album "The Man I'm Supposed To Be" reached No. 9 in June 2018 on Folk Alliance International's Folk DJ Chart and he's performed as a featured artist at many Folk Alliance International conferences around the country. Rod is a unique blend of a authentic southern folk troubadour, master acoustic guitarist and award winning composer for film, TV and video games.

In December 2019, Rod returns to the studio with...

Trying to fill these important dates

NC,VA,TN/US: May, 2020 (dates: Open) - I have more selected dates available on the East Coast and New England.

NC/US: Jun, 2020 (dates: Open) - This is our home region and we'd love to play for you.
Live at The Kraken, Chapel Hil

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