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John DeLore

Brooklyn, New York, United States

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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Musician / Poet / Freelance Audio En...
  • UW-Madison (Madison, WI) -- double m...
  • From Grew up in West Allis, WI; Living in Brooklyn, NY since 2003
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


To enjoy this strange & beautiful world.


In the Spring of 2009 I went out on a cross-country, solo-acoustic tour of the US. Traveling mostly by Amtrak railways (with a few Greyhounds for good measure), I played 42 shows in 52 days in 21 states. I followed that up with a three week tour of the Northeast in October. I think I stayed with close to a dozen CSers on these two tours, and met many more for dinner, coffee, or drinks. They were ALL great hosts & proved beyond a doubt what a great community this is.

The tour was to promote my first, "Ode to an American Urn," and if you're a music lover, you can click on the album cover below to learn more and hear some tunes!

As of January 2011, I've got a new album in the works, and two nice couches in Brooklyn. I'll probably be getting out for some shorter tours this year, so I look forward to meeting some more CSers.

www.johndelore.com. www.myspace.com/reverendjohndelore


Thou Art That.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I surf couches when I go out on tour. Originally I thought of it as a great way for a poor singer-songwriter to save money while touring, but ultimately I found that it's much more than that. It's new friends & great perspectives on new places...

I host couch surfers at my apartment in Brooklyn. I currently have two couches. My three roommates are not on CS.com, so you need to send me your couch requests at least a week ahead of time so I can check with my roommates that it's okay for me to host you.




Music, Poetry, Literature, Dialogue, Stories, Guinness, Sightseeing, Vinyl Records, Art, Jameson, Alchemy, Jung...

Music, Movies & Books

it would take me hours to list all the music i like... so let's just list a handful of favorites: Wilco, Nina Simone, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Ryan Adams, The Band, Big Star, The Jayhawks, Oasis (yep, I said it), My Morning Jacket, Tom Waits, Townes Van Zandt...

and days to list all the books i like...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I swam in Elvis' pool at Graceland.

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