Hailing from the mountains of North Carolina, Brooks Forsyth is a musician of Appalachia and beyond. He began busking on street corners in his hometown of Boone, NC and has since become a Nashville recording artist.  Encompassing a variety of sounds within Americana, he has a large repertoire of original songs, and a versatile guitar style consisting of both flatpicking and fingerpicking techniques.

    Throughout the last seventeen years, Brooks has performed solo and with a variation of musical ensembles across the U.S.A. He has played alongside artists such as Doc Watson and Sierra Ferrell, and opened for Cristina Vane, Town Mountain, and Willi Carlisle.  He has also worked with producer Buzz Cason, and film director Nigel Dick. Additionally, Brooks was the lead songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist for the band The Major Sevens.

    Brooks’ latest record Black Zipper was recorded at The Brass Clip in Nashville, TN with producer Parker Cason. Brooks currently has five solo albums available: Black Zipper (2023), Live at Sunbanks (2022), So Much Beyond Us (2018), On The Lam And Lonesome (2016) and Back In Cackalacky (2015), and one album with The Major Sevens Goodbye Baby (2008).


    website: https://www.brooksforsyth.com

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