“Jack Empie & Friends” is Jack’s band that performs original, inspirational music. Playing electric as well as acoustic guitar, Jack plays various types of music with an ever changing cast of his talented musician friends. Whether performing songs he’s written or the music of others, he always delivers a great show. The band is a regular at The Linda, where they perform Live prior to the “Food for Thought” film series. Jack’s friends include: Peter McGowan (bass guitar, vocals), Donnie Moore (drums) and Gabe Parrales (Rhythm, vocals, base guitar). “I’m truly blessed to work with such gifted, dedicated musicians,” says Jack.
An exceptional songwriter and guitarist, Jack sings and plays original songs with flavor, zest, and an outpouring of notes & words from his heart & soul. Inspired by music legends and talented musicians you probably never heard of, Jack writes music as he feels it… whether he”s watching a sunset, listening to summer in the evening darkness, barreling down a country road, being in love, getting dumped… wondering why?, or on fire with desire — because music is life!!