Jeffrey Halford and the Healers the Way to Heal Music

Jeffrey Halford an acclaimed San Francisco based Americana/Acoustic/Blues singer/songwriter/guitarist has been called “An Americana heavyweight” as well as “the West Coast’s Answer to Bruce Springsteen” for his heartfelt memorable songs about the various conditions of the everyday man and women living in the American lifestyle. Among some of his most cherished tunes, “Cry of Hope,” that dealt with the Americans needs to keep faith in our beloved America. “Louisiana Man,” dealt with the tragedy of the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the government’s slow response to it all. These causes amongst many others have lead these musician down a road of pure adrenaline which lead him to winning the “2009 Songwriter of the Year” award at the most recent 5th Annual South Bay Music Awards held in Los Angeles. His act Jeffrey Halford and the Healers have returned to perform on a variety of upcoming shows within the California terrain among other areas they’re probably use to attending too. But it wasn’t always so high and mighty for Jeffrey, he like most musicians barely trying to make ends meat started at the bottom and had to make his way up to the top. For more than year, he played his guitar up and down the streets playing numerous crowds in Chinatown and Union Square, until the police got involved and kicked him out. This street gig sensation led him to play with the Oakland blues greatest artists Sonny Lane, Mississippi Johnny Waters, and JJ Malone in various clubs spread out within the county. But that’s not all that kept him busy he also formed his own creative musical roots making a rockabilly band, “The Snappers,” playing for students at U.C. Berkeley among other hip clubs. Music was Halfords salvation to live. He knew now that he had a taste of this lifestyle he was not going to look back on it. So as he grew up and continued to do music along the way, thus the birth of Jeffrey Halford and the Healers was said and done. Since then over the last 15 years Halford has been touring non-stop making his name spread out even further than when he first got into this business. So be sure to capture all the fun and entertainment at a city near you! Don’t forget to check out his website: www.jeffreyhalford.com and MySpace page www.myspace.com/jeffreyhalfordandthehealers

Jeffrey Halford & The Healers – Upcoming Live Shows And Special Events:

July 10 RANCHO NICASIO Rancho Nicasio, CA
July 12 BIRD & BECKETT BOOKSTORE* San Francisco, CA
July 18 SUTTER CREEK THEATER Sutter Creek, CA
July 21 HEALDSBURG DOWNTOWN MUSIC SERIES Healdsburg, CA
July 31 CAFÉ BOOGALOO Hermosa Beach, CA
August 1 PLOUGH AND THE STARS San Francisco, CA
August 9 SONOMA COUNTY FAIR Santa Rosa, CA
August 30 KPIG-FM/LIVE INTERVIEW Watsonville, CA
September 6 RANCHO NICASIO/AFTERNOON BBQ Rancho Nicasio, CA
November 23 CAFÉ DU NORD San Francisco, CA
November 28 MYSTIC THEATER Petaluma, CA

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