Marshall Sidbury is a songwriter based in Durham, North Carolina.

New Album "Sundown" out January 1, 2020.

"One of the finest balladeers of this generation...Think previous American songwriter greats like Towns Van Zandt...The record is a brilliant examination of some of America's most traditional styles...It crosses realms of folk, country and blues...A fantastic records that revives a bygone era of great Americana music." -Aldora Britain Records

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Marshall Sidbury has been writing songs since he left home in the New Mexico desert to work as a cattle hand on the rodeo circuit. One night after the rodeo, he was stabbed by a jealous husband in an Arkansas juke joint and had a spiritual awakening. He quit the rodeo and left the next day to play the piano in a traveling Pentecostal revival, until he was bitten multiple times by a venomous snake and could not travel to the next destination. After he recovered, he took a job in a tobacco warehouse near Durham, North Carolina, where he lives today. Along the way, he's picked up songs and musical styles. From the corridos of Mexican border towns to the work chants he learned as a prisoner during a brief stint in a Texas penitentiary, Marshall blends them all into his own brand of American music.

Now booking solo, duo, and band dates. Please email us at, or call 919-381-8790.

For full band dates, Marshall is accompanied by The Jacks. Drums: Jon Holt, Bass: Kevin Christian, Guitars: Pat Madison and Greylan Hall, Keyboards: Kris Whitenack, Guitar and Vocals: Marshall Sidbury

Lost Without You

Eastbound Train

A Long Way From Home


Purchase the debut album on Bandcamp!

Or find it on these and other streaming services.

And checkout Marshall's previous work as Brightleaf.