Greg Brown Biography:
When he was 18, he moved to New York City and began running hootenannies at the legendary Gerdes Folk City. A year after that, he headed out to Los Angeles, where he became a songwriter for Buck Ram.
After his time in L.A., he spent a few years touring with various bands before returning to Iowa to forge his way through the singer/songwriter circuit and a slue of coffeehouse gigs.
Since his debut as a solo artist in 1980, Greg has released two dozen albums, including Friend of Mine (1993), which was a combined effort with singer/songwriter Bill Morrissey. He has become a fixture and a favorite at all the major folk festivals, and has received honors from the National Association of Independent Record Distributors (NAIRD).
In 1997, he was nominated for a Grammy for his album Slant 6 Mind (Red House). Still based in Iowa, Brown continues to write, release records, and tour nationally each year.