A songwriter of great depth and passion, Reggie Harris writes from a personal sense of mission that merges a world wise point of view with a singularly hopeful stance that life, though often challenging, is filled with possibility and hope. His songs reveal thoughts about life and love and some of the deep aspects of the human experience and cover topics from his own personal journey to world issues and history.

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Folk Concerts

Reggie Harris is an innovative guitarist, a fearlessly creative vocalist, and an engaging storyteller whose concert performances are infused with joy. It’s clear to all that he deeply loves singing and that it is more than his work. But that’s not all.

Uniquely committed to “music as a community building vehicle,” Reggie’s music shares insightful perspectives on issues of  life, history, education and human rights. In the spirit of his mentors, Pete Seeger and Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, (founder of Sweet Honey in the Rock), Reggie is a master songleader who loves to help people discover that they can make a difference at any age, wherever they may live. 

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Education

Reggie offers numerous options for Arts in Education assemblies and teacher inservice sessions, tailored to all levels of the K-12, and College, educational ladder. Customized residencies, lasting from one day to one week, with resulting songwriting or hands-on student experience, are offered in schools and for festivals, are another frequent offering.

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Storyteller

A truly gifted and inspiring storyteller, Reggie’s performances range from the personal to the historical and cultural. Using his commitment to humanity based narratives, he moves easily from stories of the Underground Railroad and the Modern Civil Rights Movement to stories that frame the rich context of our past and present. He is also a master of sharing the touching personal moments that hold lessons along life’s journey of discovery.

“Reggie Harris is part of the solution. His marvelous music, his hard-earned wisdom, and his loving presence lift up any room he enters. Reggie reaches across all boundaries and makes strangers into friends. Give yourself and your community the gift of a transformative visit with Reggie Harris.”


—Rabbi Jonathan Kligler
Teacher, Leader, Musician, Lev Shalem Institute, Woodstock, NY

A committed educator, Reggie is an engaging lecturer with a remarkable gift for creating good “session energy” with diverse groups, with a particular skill for leading effective and inspirational educational exchanges. Reggie has also led songwriting workshops at music camps including Summersongs, Boston’s Summer Acoustic Music Week (SAMW), Peoples Music Network, and The Swannanoa Gathering.

Reggie's performances showcase a fluid vocalist, arranger, guitarist whose open
spirit and wide angle smile, creates an atmosphere that rewards the ears, opens the heart and consistently earns trust and joyful admiration from audiences of all ages and backgrounds.