Zack Dupont is a Burlington, VT-based independent songwriter, guitarist & producer. Active since 2008 (w/ The Dupont Brothers & Japhy Ryder), music has led to tours all over North America to festivals like SXSW, The Cambridge River Fest, The Shigawake Agricultural Fair and Music Festival and Grand Point North, sharing bills with musical heroes like Sturgill Simpson, Julian Lage, Taj Mahal, Blake Mills, Bahamas, Patrick Watson & Jerry Douglas to name a few. Poetic lyrical imagery, finger-style guitar work, looping rhythms and ambient drones with free form improvisation make for each set to be unique to the moment.
"Bootlegs Vol. 1 is exactly what it should be: raw, beautiful music from the heart. These songs unfold over repeated listens, and the track list is carefully calibrated. Even at seven songs, many of them short, Bootlegs still seems like an album, demanding and rewarding your attention." - Justin Boland Seven Days VT...READ MORE
Simply put, Dupont is an elite guitarist. Here and throughout the album, his attention to dynamic subtlety — in addition to immaculate technical polish and engaging melody lines — is remarkable. Similarly, Dupont’s vocal performance is intimate, nuanced and affecting. He appears to take as much care with his hushed delivery as he does with his impressively understated guitar work. Each of his talents works fully in concert with the others. Imagine M. Ward collaborating with Iron and Wine. The word you’re looking for is, sublime.” -Dan Bolles, Seven Days VT... READ MORE