Cory Branan

Fairfax Times

Cory Branan back on the road

The guitarist will return to Jammin Java as part of his current tour. Singer/songwriter Cory Branan is critically acclaimed because of his powerful and relevant lyrics. Writing what he calls “character songs,” Branan is able to deliver potent messages because people can relate to the themes he’s talking about, and many take surprising turns that make the songs memorable.
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Cory Branan

Over the last two decades Cory Branan has released five albums to much critical acclaim from NPR, Pitchfork and Rolling Stone among others, who called him, “A country boy with a punk-rock heart.” He has toured extensively, appearing on stages from Letterman and the Ryman to your town’s shittiest punk bar.

Cory Branan leads list of 25 concerts happening in Tampa Bay this weekend

Concert cancellations are here to stay, but one scene’s loss is another’s gain, and that’s what’s happening on Friday in Tampa Heights when Memphis alt-country sweetheart Cory Branan plays a donations-accepted show at a local shuffleboard bar and restaurant. Event Details. Fri., Jan. 14, 8 p.m.
The Spokesman-Review

Cory Branan returns to Spokane after decade-long hiatus to preview new songs

“Adios,” the latest album by Cory Branan, wasn’t a goodbye from the Mississippi-based singer-songwriter even though nearly five years have passed since the album dropped. “I didn’t do any writing during the plague,” Branan said while calling from Santa Cruz, Calif. “I was busy doing other things, but I have...

Songwriter Cory Branan breaks down the craft behind some of his best songs

As someone who regularly saw 100-plus concerts a year pre-pandemic, I feel the following declarative statements carries some weight:. Cory Branan is my favorite singer-songwriter to see play live. Heck, Cory Branan is also my favorite guitar player to see live. His approach to hammering an acoustic's six strings doesn't...