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         Jesse Ahern is a Boston based solo touring musician. He has played his fair share of dive bars and small clubs but has also worked the stages of the House of Blues Boston, The Fillmore in Denver and the LA Palladium. He has played shows with Lenny Lashley, Willy Mason, Tim Barry, Cock Sparrer, Rancid, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and has toured Europe with the Dropkick Murphys and Frank Turner.

  “Heartache and Love”  Jesse’s fourth studio album is out and ready for digital download and available on vinyl!

"Searching For Liberty" has had airtime on 91.9 WUMB Local Folk with Perry Persoff, 106.1 WSCA The Kitchen Sink with Jason Brown and WUMD 89.3 Not Just Twinkies And Hohos with Shaugy. In 2020 he toured Europe in support of his self titled album.

Jesse is currently on tour in The UK and Europe supporting Chuck Ragan and The Camaraderie.

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“Heartache and Love” "Searching For Liberty" and the self titled "Jesse Ahern" on vinyl and digital download available here 

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Jesse Ahern opened the night with a nearly 35-minute acoustic performance, which is the opposite of what you might expect to see at a punk rock show. However, the Massachusetts-based singer was able to pull off a fun set that those on hand seemed to enjoy. What made things more fun was Ahern’s ability to connect with the audience. He would tell stories about his career and get the crowd involved with quips here and there in between songs. Those on hand responded well as the opener did his job and got the crowd revved up and ready for the rest of the night. ” - Zach Birdsong

Loud Hailer

Ahern’s Springsteenian roots rock sound not only sounds right at home in a punk rock club but was particularly well received by a blue collar, working class, pro-union crowd.”

— Jason Stone - Dying Scene

Ahern and his Roots Rock Rebel Revue played a galvanizing 45-minute set, almost entirely his original tunes. Ahern's latest record, “Tales From the Middle Class,” available on his website (, is a stripped down, mostly acoustic affair, but in live shows he's now fronting a potent quintet. It is probably his tightest band yet, and it seems he basically adopted a New Bedford band. Ahern previously led the Ramblin' Souls blues-rockers, and one of his tunes had landed on the soundtrack to HBO's “True Blood” series, but his more recent work has been mainly solo or in small combos.”

Jay Miller - Patriot Ledger