Who is James Rustad?

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James Rustad is a songwriter/vocalist/guitarist based in the Tampa Bay (Florida) area.  He has earned critical acclaim from top journalists and an obsessive cult following on Twitter.  He often performs at the legendary Sacred Grounds Coffee House. His theatrical live shows combine elements of folk, satire, and jam band music.

James Rustad’s music has been featured on “Air Occupy” (listen in Tuesdays EST at 11 AM on www.GoliathRadio.com 1380 AM in Ormond Beach, Florida and check out their website www.airoccupy.com). His songs about the Governor Chris Christie “Bridgegate” scandal have appeared on WWOR My9NY’s “Chasing Jersey” TV show three times (weeknights @ 10 PM), and he was even interviewed about the Governor Christie scandals in a front page article in the The Bergen Record (NJ) Sunday newspaper.

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Rather keep it short and sweet? Send a tweet or follow @JamesRustadsong or @ProfJamesRustad on Twitter for the most up-to-date videos, photos and more.


Need a direct line to the artist in the office? Want to book a gig with James? Email him at music@jamesrustad.com


Can’t download your favorite song here? Get more of James’ music at his bandcamp site.

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Musical Experience

James has extensive experience performing live music. He has played a multitude of shows in the Tampa Bay Area at locations such as Sacred Grounds Coffee House, Mojo Books and Music, Felicitous Coffee and Tea House, Harbor Bar, and Safety Harbor Grill and Bar. Prior to moving to Florida, he played gigs around the Burlington, Vermont area at locations including: Stowe Mountain Lodge, Nectar’s, Higher Ground, Bar 1/2, Ri-ra’s, 38 Main, Matterhorn, Manhattan Pizza and Pub, and Radio Bean.

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