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Landon Pigg (born August 6, 1983) is a singer and songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee.

Pigg was born in Nashville, Tennessee. His father was a studio veteran and his mother was fond of poetry. When Pigg was a child, his family moved to Oak Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, and he and two of his siblings, Cari-Ann and Gabriel, sang commercial jingles with their father's direction. They all attended Grace Lutheran School in River Forest, Illinois. Landon returned to Nashville as a teenager and applied himself to interests such as algebra and chemistry. He attended Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville. During Landon's adolescence, it was his father who offered him informal music education and encouraged his curiosity with music. He also credits his mother for nourishing his poetic side.

After one of his songs was featured on Grey's Anatomy and subsequently went into national rotation, Pigg began a publicity tour in summer 2006 which found him booked on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Last Call with Carson Daly, and other media outlets including a radio tour and appearances in Teen Vogue, Glamour, and Performing Songwriter. In late August, Landon appeared with his band on The Early Show where he played "Can't Let Go", the first track from his latest album, LP.

On February 14, 2007 his song " Great Companion " was played throughout several scenes of the One Tree Hill (TV series) episode "Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers". [1]

On February 26, 2008, he kicked off his first show of the year, opening for Gavin DeGraw at Common Grounds in Gainesville, Florida.

On March 12 Pigg performed on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

On September 22, 2009, Pigg performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon .

In 2007, his song "Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop" was featured in a De Beers commercial. It can also be found on an AT & T telephone commercial playing as of June, 2009.

Landon appeared in Drew Barrymore's roller derby movie Whip It!. The movie is based on the Shauna Cross novel Derby Girl. Landon was cast as Ellen Page's guitar-playing love interest, Oliver.

Pigg made his feature-film debut in Whip It, [2] also Drew Barrymore's first outing as a director, opened in October 2009. He played "a musician in the big city" who becomes romantically involved with the heroine, portrayed by Juno's Ellen Page. Others in the cast include Marcia Gay Harden, Juliette Lewis and Jimmy Fallon.

Discography:

Albums:
Demonstration (2002)
LP (2006)
The Boy Who Never (2009)

EPs:
This Is a Pigg (2006)
Connect Sets (2006)
Live in the Alice Lounge (2007)
Coffee Shop (2008)

Singles
"Can't Let Go" (2006)
"Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop" (2008)

http://www.landonpigg.com/ Official Web site

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