Award puts “Simple Songs” into production

Thanks to an Emerging Artist Award from the Central Minnesota Arts Board, Adam Hammer and friends are in the studio with simple, meaningful songs on new album.

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"'s not hard to hear and feel that Adam is part of that small few who find music as an extension of part of himself that he is willing to share with those who listen. There is a raw compelling quality to his vocals which leads you ... from one track to the next — and hitting replay at the end."

Fretz Program

88.1 FM KVSC
"Hammer's guitar tells stories as ably as his vocals and leaves a wonderful afterglow."

Chris Bremseth

University Chronicle
"...Hammer has succeeded in surrounding his poetry with a quiet, lush, acoustic vibe that draws you in and makes for some great laid-back listening."

Karl Leslie

St. Cloud Times
Tour dates

No shows booked at the moment.

Catch Adam Hammer and Dave Cofell has co-hosts of the Local Blend's Open Mic Night every Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. in St. Joseph. If you would like an evening of songs and storytelling at your theater, listening room, music series or house concert, contact us for booking information. Available for solo bookings, duo (Adam Hammer & Dave Cofell's Folk 'n' Blues Show) and with backing band.
"Incredible guitar playing almost gets buried by his insightful lyrics. A real tattooed treasure."

Avon Area Arts
About Adam Hammer

Adam Hammer is a singer/songwriter from Central Minnesota known for his alternative folk style, aggressive fingerpicking and poetic storytelling. He was voted Best Original Music 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 in the Best of Central Minnesota poll alongside touring partner Dave Cofell and his latest release, "Broken Like You," spent multiple weeks in 88.1 FM KVSC's Alternative 13 list.

Hammer is co-host of the long-running Open Mic Night every Tuesday at the Local Blend in St. Joseph, Minn., and he tours throughout the Midwest solo and with Dave Cofell and their Folk 'n' Blues Show.

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