Singer-songwriter plans two gigs in Jefferson County

East Coast singer-songwriter Jesse Terry will play two solo acoustic shows on the Olympic Peninsula – one in Coyle and one in Port Townsend – this weekend in support of his recent award-winning Americana album, “When We Wander”.

The first concert will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Concerts in the Woods at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, 923 Hazel Point Road in Coyle. Tickets are by donation only.

The second will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Palindrome Events Center, 1893 S. Jacob Miller Road in Port Townsend. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 at https://jesseterry.bpt.me or at the door.

Terry’s seventh album, “When We Wander,” is the first he’s written since becoming a parent, so the family theme runs through many of its 12 songs.

His music career has been a family project since he became a full-time touring artist ten years ago, according to a press release.

He met his wife, Jess, while working on a cruise ship in the South Pacific, and he proposed when they returned to Nashville in 2010. Now the family is traveling with their 3-year-old daughter, Lily.

Terry, who is based in Connecticut, plays about 150 shows a year.

When pandemic restrictions canceled concerts and delayed the album release, he turned to online performance and found a strong new connection with his fans, who had helped fund his albums from the start.

“My musical tribe has always been there for me,” he said.

For more on Terry, see https://www.jesseterrymusic.com.

For more information on concerts in the woods, see https://coyleconcerts.com/upcomingshows.

For more information on the Palindrome centre, write to [email protected] or call 360-301-0291.

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