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Justin Farren

Justin Farren

Justin Farren is an acclaimed yet unassuming singer-songwriter from Sacramento, CA. where he lives in a house that he literally built with his own two hands, about which he says “it’s like living in a museum of my own mistakes”.

About Justin Farren

When it comes to his songs, Justin Farren is nothing short of a master craftsman painting lyrical pictures that are firmly rooted in the reality of day-to-day life. His delivery is humorous, thoughtful and engaging. His guitar playing is lively, intricate, and seemingly boundless. The Sacramento News & Review describes him as “The storyteller with an impeccable voice, a guitar and a head full of funny, tender and engaging observation.”

Justin has toured extensively along the West Coast, through the Southwest and beyond. One highlight of these touring includes a series of shows opening for the nationally acclaimed folk artist David Wilcox in packed theaters throughout California, Oregon and Washington. Justin has also been honored to open for national artists including Bret Dennen, Hot Buttered Rum, Matt Costa, Jackie Greene, and John Vanderslice. A few of Justin’s accolades include: SWRFA Official Showcase Artist (2015), 2nd Place – Planet Bluegrass Folks Fest Competition (2013), Honorable Mention – Planet Bluegrass Telluride Troubadour Competition (2013), Regional Finalist – NewSong Mountain Stage (2012), Song Of The Year – West Coast Songwriter (2012), Best Musician – Sacramento News & Review (2009 / 2010), Best Lyricist – Sacramento Magazine (2010)

Reviews of Justin Farren

…A Whoop Ass Songwriter” -David Wilcox

WINNER-Kerrville New Folk Competition, 2016

2nd Place- Planet Bluegrass
Rocky Mountain Folk Festival, 2013

WINNER- Wildflower Arts and Music Fest People’s Choice, 2016

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Sacramento, CA


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Scheduled Performances

Saturday, Sep 9th
Sunday, Sep 10th