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Josh Damsma is an American Country, Blues and Christian guitarist and vocalist. He is also a veteran of both the Air Force and Colorado Army National Guard He began playing guitar at age twelve. New Castle, Colorado is where he began his first pickin’ on the guitar by attending a class offered at school. Josh began to nurture his music career and interest as well and founded the band Wood Goblin with Jimmy Rock and Duncan Olds 1994. Wood Goblin, an alternative band, played local parties and Denver Metro downtown music halls like the Mercury Cafe. In 1997 he recorded guitar tracks with the New Song fellowship Band in his first professional musical offering on an album titled “A Drink of You” featuring songs by Loren Sandford.
In 2009 Josh recorded his first professional county track “We Were Just Lonely” written by Jeff Twardzik at Rocky Mountain Recorders in Denver, Colorado. And is in the process of finishing his first album “Just Ahead of the Storm”.
In 2010 Josh also participated in the (then) Colgate Country Showdown in Raton, New Mexico as a participant with 13 other contestants. And in 2011 also participated in the “King of the Blues” blues guitar contest at Guitar Center Arvada, Colorado.
In 2013 Josh began judging for the Colgate Country Showdown by judging 3 local contests, in 2014 both the Colorado and Kansas State Finals and is on track to be a Regional Judge in 2015.
Josh currently plays self-described ‘special teams’ guitar biweekly to upwards of 1,000 audience members at Church in the CIty in Denver, Colorado. Josh plays Fender, Takamine and Ibanez guitars as well as Zoom Guitar Effects and is officially endorsed by Steve Clayton custom guitar picks and accessories. He is a proud father of two a graduate of the University of Colorado, and a PhD student in Organizational and Industrial Psychology at Northcentral University.