Jerry Harmon’s music is a combination of blues, southern rock, country and bluegrass that blends together to become Jerry Harmon. Harmon's music is a variety of sounds from the witty "Grandma's Are Sexy Too", to the beach and island sounds of "California Blue" to the Southern Country Rock sound of "Take Me Back To The Country". It doesn't matter if it's a slow number like, "Danced" or a lightening fast tune like "Devil on My Trail" Harmon has a sound all of his own and music to entertain even the finickiest crowd!
His timeless lyrics, lightning fast guitar playing and stature as a performer create a show that is versatile, extremely entertaining, very creative, unique and authentic.
Jerry launched his musical career at an early age, strumming a banjo fashioned from wood and groundhog hide by his uncle. Radio programs featuring Hank Williams Sr., Flatt and Scruggs and Ray Price also proved a lasting influence.
At the age of 12, with his Sears Roebuck Truetone guitar in hand and an earnest determination Jerry tackled his first music lessons from a book. After years of local and regional performing, his first break came in 1998 with an invitation to appear at North Carolina’s renowned Merle-Fest, where some of the country’s most celebrated musicians perform. There he was on the bill with Ricky Skaggs, Tony Rice, Marty Stuart, Earl Scruggs and Dolly Parton, and many other great performers.
Harmon seeming overnight gained recognition as an accomplished guitarist with a unique style, a gifted songwriter and singer. He has appeared at major festivals and venues in the U.S. Canada and Europe.
Jerry lives in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina where he grew up with music and stories. He leaves the mountains often to travel the World performing at festivals, art centers, house concerts and many other music settings captivating audiences with an engaging blend of musicianship, gentle wit, and genuine mountain charm.