Jim Briggs

musician, singer, songwriter

and basically just a nice guy.

"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm

As seen at…

58 York American Restaurant, Hatboro · Bordley House, West Chester · Chadd’s Ford Winery · Community Cup Coffeehouse, Rutledge · Diving Cat Studio, Phoenixville · Duffer’s Tavern, Glen Mills · Eagle Tavern, Chester Springs · Fiddler’s Green, King of Prussia · Four Dogs Tavern, West Chester · Grounds For Music, Coatesville · Gypsy Saloon, Conshohocken · J.D. McGillicuddy’s Pub, Wayne · McKenzie Brew House · McSorley’s, Ardmore · Melodies Cafe, Ardmore · New Leaf Club, Bryn Mawr · Northstar, Philadelphia · Southern Cross, Conshohocken · Stephen’s on State, Media · Tavola, Springfield · The Tin Angel, Philadelphia · Whole Foods (Devon) · Wilson Farm Park, Wayne · World Cafe Live · WSTW Hometown Heroes

And soon to be seen at…

09/02/17, 9:00am. at Malvern Farmer’s Market
Address: Burke Park. Malvern, PA
Acoustic music from 9AM – 1PM
10/28/17, 9:00am. at Downingtown Farmer’s Market
Address: Kerr Park. Downingtown, PA
Acoustic music from 9AM – 1PM

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Who doesn't love a good ukulele tune? I try not to spend too much time sitting in front of YouTube, but those videos of Jake Shimabukuro are really amazing, particularly to a guy who can't barely play two bars on the ukulele without nearly dropping it (note to self:...
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New Recording of “The Fugitive”

I'm kicking off 2017 with a brand-new release of the song "The Fugitive", which was recorded by "The Fugitives" (confused yet?) and which, in a George Lucas sort of way, is now what I consider the definitive recording. So, what's changed? Well, for one thing the...
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Buying used from Guitar Center

"Open Box" is one of my favorite phrases. I love buying open box, refurbished, or used, at least when it's something that doesn't depreciate too quickly. Over the years I've had pretty good luck with used stuff, and I love not paying so much. I've bought a few things...
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Custom Carvin / Kiesel Guitar

Warning: This blog post is completely self-indulgent. When I write a blog post, I try to think about the reader and what they might be interested in. While this might be interesting to someone thinking of doing something similar, I openly admit it's pretty much just a...
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Weeping Demon repair

It turns out that one of the most popular articles on this site is the one dealing with my Bronco Bass pickup swap, so I got to thinking that people might be interested in my recent repair of an Ibanez Weeping Demon Wah pedal (which conked out during an otherwise...
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Friends of Jim include…

Vocalist extraordinaire Christine Dragoun, the Alt-Rock band The Nerve, Bass Master Eric Schreiber and Guitarist and all-around renaissance man, Scot Silver / Shades of Silver.

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