Jessica Urick is a 21 year-old singer/songwriter that began writing and performing at 11 years old. In 2005, Jessica's dedication to her career in music began in earnest, writing and performing her music full time. She and her band 4Story did over 100 shows in 2005, and just over 150 in 2006. Jessica was the State Winner for Georgia in the 2005 Colgate Country showdown, performing two of her original tunes. Contributing her time and talents to charities in her community, Jessica and the band support, Relay for Life, Dreamhouse for Medically Fragile Children and the Boys and Girls Clubs. For more information: www.jessicaurick.com or www.myspace.com/jessicacurick
Jessica is in the studio working on her CD to be out some time soon. Her current demo is available at all shows.
She's played the Bluebird Cafe on the Sunday Spotlight Series. She's sung the Nashville Anthem for the women's NCAA final four. She wrote her first song at 11 years old and hasn't stopped since. Jessica's musical influences are varied. Listening to Bonnie Raitt, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Lyle Lovett, Delbert McClinton, Allison Krauss, Vince Gill, and Shania Twain helped shape Jessica's taste in music. She is called a real entertainer due to her sense of humor and performance ability. In the past 3 years, Jessica has opened for acts like T. Graham Brown, The Atlanta Rhythm Section, LoCash Cowboys and Classic Rock Allstars. With grace under pressure, Jessica enjoys auditioning for contests and performances. In '07 she and her band won the Shift2Nissan National Battle of the Bands as the only country female artist in the competition. In 06, she decided to try her hand at Nashville Star auditioning New York. Among the 1200+ auditioning there, Jess was called back getting an opportunity in front of the producers. Her original song and performance received high praise. In 05, she auditioned for the Colgate Country Showdown, winning all the way to the Regional level.