Jeremy Messersmith's latest release, "The Reluctant Graveyard," finds him at the top of his songwriting game. Since he debuted in 2006 with "The Alcatraz Kid," Jeremy has earned praise for his lilting ballads and well-crafted pop albums; many have compared him to Elliott Smith and Simon and Garfunkel.
A staple of the Twin Cities music scene, Jeremy Messersmith returned to the Current to perform at the Minnesota State Fair.
Songs performed: "Toussaint Grey, First in Life and Death," "John the Determinist" and "Violet!"
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- Jeremy Messersmith performs in The Current studios Jeremy Messersmith's first album, "The Alcatraz Kid," earned him the title of the premier under-30 songwriter in the Twin Cities courtesy of City Pages. Since then, he's further honed his clever songwriting and indie-rock & pop chops.
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