James Hammel performs at the Classic Wineseller on Friday, Sept. 13

Singer-songwriter and guitarist, James Hammel will perform at the Classic Wineseller in Waynesville on Friday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m.

According to a press release, “James Hammel has played music almost as long as the 20 years he spent at the top of the business world. Blending his own, often autobiographical originals, with fresh arrangements of standards, and some twists on adult pop tunes, what often comes through are both the boyish levity at his hard-earned freedom from, as well as his homage to, his years in corporate America.

“Hammel has performed his songs at The Metropolitan Room, a renowned NYC jazz and cabaret club, and The Bitter End, one of the top songwriter venues worldwide. A student of the jazz guitar great, Sal Salvador, Hammel was a finalist in the Great American Song Contest and his original songs have charted on Billboard’s Top 500.

“On Friday and Saturday nights there is a $10 per person minimum which includes food, drink, and retail purchases. Reservations are accepted before 7 p.m.”

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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