• Garrigan painting by Kelly Keith

Current Projects

* New band The-Eyebrows rehearsing and recording
* Playing keys & bass in Temperance League
* Writing and recording solo songs

Recent News

  • Jay Garrigan featured in Mike Garrigan podcast

    My brother Mike Garrigan, a Billboard charting artist, has graciously featured me in his latest podcast. Download it here: http://buff.ly/1qvreMd Mike has been podcasting for several years now. He got me to talk about most of my past bands (Pete Gorgeous, 2nd Skin, Violet Strange, Laburnum, Poprocket, Transmission Fields, Garrigan, Garrigan Bros) and current bands […]

  • What Lou Reed means to me

    The way I discovered Lou Reed may have not been that unique, as I learned about his first band, the Velvet Underground, through other bands covering them. I first heard “There She Goes Again,” “Pale Blue Eyes,” and “Femme Fetale” after listening to R.E.M.’s Dead Letter Office. I had to find out more about about […]

  • Jay Garrigan plays with Amigo in their new videos

    Hi – I was delighted to play with the mighty boys of Amigo (Slaide Baird, Adam Phillips and Craig Lentz) recently in a video for their song “Best Laid Plans.” We recorded live over several takes at Sioux Sioux Studio which was engineered by Chris Walldorf. The video was shot by Chris Gervais and Micah […]

  • Jay Garrigan featured in Daniel Coston’s new book “North Carolina Musicians: Photographs and Conversations”

    Benjamin Franklin is wont to say “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Well, it seems this tables have been turned on this writer and I’m featured in Daniel Coston’s third book North Carolina Musicans: Photographs and Conversations. He wrote a few pages about me and included a full-page jump-shot from a Garrigan […]

  • New Temperance League album “Rock and Roll Dreams” available online!

    In anticipation of Temperance League’s second full-length vinyl release on Oct. 18 at Snug Harbor, “Rock and Roll Dreams” has been released electronically everywhere! I contributed bass guitar, acoustic guitar and combo organ on various songs. It was a pleasure to work with my best music pals and producer Mitch Easter. We’re already working on […]


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