Purcellville, VA, October 22, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Multimedia production company Goose Creek Music and Entertainment is proud to present the Justin Trawick Group at 8pm on Thursday, November 18, at the Franklin Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville, VA. The concert features affordable tickets at $12, with special rates of $10 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased in advance from www.goosecreekmusic.com or at the box office on the day of show. Audio and video recordings of the concert will be published as a part of the Goose Creek Live TV series.
Justin Trawick is one of the few people you'll meet who actually has his childhood dream job, but getting there wasn't easy. After stumbling into music at a young age upon discovering his father's guitar under the steps of his family's Leesburg home, Justin was soon writing his own music. Eventually he grew up and got an adult job in downtown D.C., but continued to pursue his dreams of musician-hood after clocking out of his 9-5. The impetus to focus all his attention on his music came when Justin was laid off two years ago. Rather than despairing, he took the leap and made his lifelong dream a reality.
“What's fortunate is that I always wanted to quit the job and do music – I've basically been doing music full-time in tandem with full-time jobs since college,” Trawick reflected. “It was the perfect timing, because I had enough of a fanbase to pay my rent and my health insurance.”
Since giving music his full attention, Trawick has performed at notable venues including the world-famous Kennedy Center, D.C.’s own 9:30 Club, Antone’s in Austin, The Knitting Factory in New York City, Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live, and Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles. Along the way, he has shared the stage with artists such as Blues Traveler, Bob Schneider, Sara Bareilles, Brett Dennen, Pat Green, Edwin McCain, KC & the Sunshine Band, and the Ying Yang Twins.
Trawick isn't just “that guy with the acoustic guitar,” he said. “I don't just have Jack Johnson music – my music ranges from rock and roll to punk to white boy music to bluegrass Americana. It keeps the audience interested, and it keeps me interested.” Describing his music as “fun and upbeat,” Trawick said. “I'm playing music that's familiar to a certain degree – it's got a beat that makes your foot tap. I'm not some indie band that's playing music that you can't dance to.”
The variety of instruments in the Justin Trawick Group alone is enough to capture attention. On any given night Trawick's acoustic guitar and deft lyrics may be accompanied by a saxophone, fiddle, drum kit, electric guitar, or upright bass. Playing traditional instruments with a modern beat, Trawick has dubbed his music urban folk.
Founded in 2008, Purcellville-based Goose Creek Music and Entertainment was started by president Mike Pugh. Goose Creek creates and publishes music-related media, combining modern audio production techniques and new-media distribution to produce audio and video recordings. Musicians from Baltimore, Washington DC., and Northern Virginia participate in informal taping sessions, studio recordings, and live music events. Goose Creek broadcasts its published works on Comcast local television and through Facebook, YouTube, podcasts and high-resolution webcasts. Goose Creek embraces Americana music, integrating a multi-cultural musical heritage that includes Country, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Hip-Hop, and Soul. For more information about Goose Creek Music, call 540.751.1395 or visit www.goosecreekmusic.com.