“This may be one of the year’s best… He’s a vivid, expressive artist.”  - Americana Highways 

“Nothing may be normal in 2021, but ‘Normal Isn’t Normal Anymore’ offsets Abernethy’s doom and gloom with pure joy...”   - No Depression 

“Clairon vocals, masterly guitar playing...the complete creative and artistic package.”   - Looking Through The Lense 

“Impressive guitar-picking is an attraction in itself, and Mr. Abernethy proves an adept, vocal interpreter…”  - The Wall Street Journal 

“Such a gifted writer and talented guitarist...his are not only well-crafted songs; they are important, provocative messages that need to be shared.”  - Country Standard Time 

“A message as poignant as it is heartwarming...this idea of unity, so valuable and necessary in these times of polarization and strife, is so beautifully done.” - American Songwriter on “Another Year” 

“His guitar playing evokes comparisons to such luminaries as Leo Kottke, John Fahey, and Tommy Emmanuel."   - Pop Matters 

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Upcoming Shows

Previous events

Date Event Location
Northeast Regional Folk Alliance 2021 (NERFA) Showcase - online- Open Mic NERFA Virtual Conference November 11-14th 2021 NERFA Virtual Conference November 11-14th 2021
Northeast Regional Folk Alliance - The Big Orange Tarp Guerilla Showcases - 11:45pm EST Northeast Regional Folk Alliance 2021 Online Conference, online Northeast Regional Folk Alliance 2021 Online Conference, online
Folk Alliance Region Midwest - Performance Lane - live stream FARM - Performance Lane Set - live online FARM - Performance Lane Set - live online
Private House Concert Tacoma Park, MD Tacoma Park, MD
An Evening with Three Singer-Songwriters: Rod Abernethy, Kim Moberg, and Susan Cattaneo The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA 02664 The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
The Spire - Kim Moberg, Rod Abernethy and Grace Morrison in the round The Spire - Lobby Series - Kim Moberg, Rod Abernethy and Grace Morrison in the round, Plymouth, MA The Spire - Lobby Series - Kim Moberg, Rod Abernethy and Grace Morrison in the round, Plymouth, MA
Private House Concert - Chatham, MA Private show on Cape Cod in Chatham, MA, Chatham, MA Private show on Cape Cod in Chatham, MA, Chatham, MA
Private house show - Centerville, MA Private house show - Centerville, MA Private house show - Centerville, MA
Rod Abernethy Live Online at Folk Unlocked 2021 - 2/25 8:45pm EST Watch Rod's live set here at Folk Unlocked Watch Rod's live set here at Folk Unlocked
Rod Abernethy "Normal Isn't Normal Anymore" Album Release Show live online from Citizen Vinyl Citizen Vinyl, Asheville Citizen Vinyl, Asheville
Grace Morrison and Rod Abernethy Streaming live online Streaming live online
Rod's Come On Up To The House Show - Facebook Live - 7pm EST FB LIVE FB LIVE
Check out the latest episode of My Mom's Guitar with Rod! My Mom's Guitar w/Rod Abernethy My Mom's Guitar w/Rod Abernethy
My Mom's Guitar w/Rod Abernethy My Mom's Guitar w/Rod Abernethy Airs Tonight 5/20 7:00pm EST on YOUTUBE My Mom's Guitar w/Rod Abernethy Airs Tonight 5/20 7:00pm EST on YOUTUBE
Caffe Lena presents Michael Jerling with Rod Abernethy - CANCELLED due to Covid 19 Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Jonathan Byrd w/Rod Abernethy - CANCELLED due to Covid 19 The Kraken - Chapel Hill, NC, Chapel Hill, NC The Kraken - Chapel Hill, NC, Chapel Hill, NC
Sofar Baltimore - Rod Abernethy - CANCELLED due to Covid 19 Sofar Baltimore, Baltimore, MD Sofar Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
The Martha Bassett Show w/ Jill Andrews and Rod Abernethy The Elkin Theater, Elkin, NC The Elkin Theater, Elkin, NC
Streamside Concerts presents an evening with Rod Abernethy Asheville Music School, Asheville. NC 28801 Asheville Music School, Asheville. NC 28801
Sofar Charlotte with Rod Abernethy Sofar Charlotte , Charlotte, NC Sofar Charlotte , Charlotte, NC

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Management/A&R/Radio Promotion
Kari Estrin
Nashville TN 
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Publicity
Sarah Bennett - IVPR
Nashville TN 
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