Folk music that won't bore even the anti-folkies among you.”

— Michael Roberts, Westword Magazine

About Deb Seymour

In Brief...

Master musical storyteller (and no slouch a the guitar) Deb Seymour's song subjects range from hitch-hiking chickens and tango-dancing Martians to love  tropical love songs and broken heart and home repair manuals. 

Seymour is a three-time Tumbleweed Songwriting Finalist and a winner of the Top Five in the 2011 Great American Song Contest Country Category. for her song "Mama Wears A Hard Hat". In September 2018, her song "Colonoscopy" was named as a semi-finalist in the 2018 Song of the Year Contest.

When not on stage or in the studio, she writes about  electric cars and living a zero-waste lifestyle American at Deb Goes Green, her electric car and zero-waste lifestyle blog.

Her newest CD of musical malarky, "Blame It On The Dog", was released July 18, 2018.

In Detail...

Seattle singer-songwriter Deb Seymour loves hard hats, hates beer and drives an electric car named "Sir Percival"  A masterful musical story teller, Seymour's song subjects run the gamut from tango-dancing Martians  & miscreant ally cats  to celebrating the wisdom of blue-collar women. 

Born & raised San Francisco, Deb attended college in Boulder, Colorado and upon discovering Boulder's vibrant folk & bluegrass scene, ending up staying in Boulder for 12 years. Supporting herself as a hotel maid, data-entry clerk, FedEx Office employee and barista (not all at the same time), she was a regular on the open mic scene, frequently appearing at Brillig Works Tea Room and Penny Lane Coffeehouse. She also haunted the big  Denver open mics such as Paris On The Platte and Tequila Sunrise. Her first band, Seventh String Celtic Trio arose from jamming with fellow musicians she met on the open mike scene. Later bands included the all-woman bluegrass band  Out of The Blue and the folk/jazz trio Small Talk.

Upon moving to Seattle in 1994, Deb discovered the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop and fell in quickly with Victory Music and the rest  Seattle open mic scene, appearing at the Antique Sandwich, Crossroads Mall, Skylark Cafe, Wit's End & Honeybear Bakery. Her band Deb Seymour & the Debonairs, all folksshe met at the Seattle open mics, graced the Northwest music scene from 2005-2009 with their high-energy, thee-part harmony performances. 

Performing solo since then, Deb is a three-time Tumbleweed Music Festival Songwriting Finalist, and has won numerous awards for her songwriting skills: her 2011 hit  "Mama Wears A Hard Hat" won the prestigious Top 5 Award, Country Category  in the 2011 Great American Song Contest and also received an Honorable Mention  that same year in the Song of the Year Contest. 

Seymour has three CDs out of original music: "Martian Tangos"(1992), "Cupid's Wheel" (1999), and "Mama Wears A Hard Hat" (2011).

Her newest CD, "Blame It On The Dog" was released July 18, 2018:-)

When not on stage, Deb is an electric car and zero-waste lifestyle advocate. She  is the owner/writer of the blog Deb Goes Green  and is a member of and  webmaster for  the Seattle Electric Vehicle Association and takes great pride in being a "folksinger with a Tesla", driving her  Craig's List  Tesla Model S "Sir Percival T." around town. 

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