About Jake Groves

Jake has played harp with several bands in the Louisville area, including Bottom Sop, Tyler Lance Walker Gill, John Clay and the Boxwine Prophets, Brent Mathis, Spooky Diamonds, Crittenden & the Free Estate and his own project Jack Rabbit and the Dirty Hares. Jake also recently joined rising folk/country star Colter Wall's band and has been touring the nation with his harmonicas, playing everywhere from Stagecoach to the Ryman auditorium.

He continues to study with Howard and other harmonica gurus such as Grant Dermody and is happy to pass on the knowledge he has gained to aspiring players.

Listen to Jake

Book Jake

Jake is available for harmonica recording/live performance, as well as individual/group lessons. Jake has also performed as a solo artist at everything from weddings to farmer's markets, from crowded bars to quiet restaurants, from big stages to little street corners. Whatever the event or venue, Jake can provide the proper entertainment. Feel free to send us a message through any of the contacts below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

For information about scheduling harmonica lessons, please contact Jake directly via email or call him at 502.418.5655.


Thanks to Lou Tingle and Perrie Juran for snapping these photos and giving us permission to use them

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Rolling Stone

AUGUST 6, 2018
"..a steady-rolling feel to his band that lent the songs picturesque gravity, an impression heightened by the colorful support of harmonica player Jake Groves." Read More...

RockShot Mag

FEBRUARY 9, 2018
".Joined on stage by a full band comprising; drummer, bass guitarist, steel guitar player and an excellent harmonica player, they flesh out the brilliantly catchy Thirteen Silver Dollars. A song with all the right elements to be an instant..." Read More...