Daily Discovery: The Erin McDermott Band, “Going Home”

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Musicians Corner Fall 2012 Winner:

ARTIST: The Erin McDermott Band

SONG: “Going Home”

BIRTHDATE: 6/12/76

BIRTHPLACE: Tom’s River, New Jersey

AMBITIONS: To someday grow up or maybe just get older.

TURN-OFFS: Skinny Pants and Ironic Mustaches.

TURN-ONS: Beards.

DREAM GIG: Telluride or really anywhere that pays and has free food and drinks.

TV ADDICTIONS: True Blood— that is a true story.

CELEBRITY CRUSH: Zach Galifianakis and Richard Bailey (from the SteelDrivers.)

PETS: 2 Dogs and 3 Cats.

5 FAVORITE FUNNYMEN: Louis CK, Dave Chapel, Lewis Black, Tim O’Brien, and My Dad.

I NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT: My orange flavored, beeswax chap stick made in Vermont.

I WROTE THIS SONG: many years ago in my friends off the grid, hippie house in Walden, Vermont.

The Erin McDermott Band were selected to perform on the Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage at Musicians Corner, Saturday September 22nd for a Music City Roots Square Dance Special Event in Nashville’s Centennial Park. Music begins at 3 PM and includes performances from Kenny Vaughan, John England and The Western Swingers, and The Stray Birds.

American Songspace and Martin Guitar are giving away a year-long, $20,000 publishing contract with HoriPro Entertainment Group. Visit here for details on how to enter your songs to become a “Professional Songwriter.”

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