Blog Archives

Jim Oblon: 
No Streets of Gold

The talented Oblon made a name for himself internationally playing guitar, bass, and drums on Paul Simon’s 2011 album So Beautiful or So What. Drawing from the well of American roots music including blues, R&B, and vintage country, Sunset is an understated wonder of musicianship and strong, classic songwriting.

Nikki Lane: 
Long Nights

Nikki Lane turns the vulnerable singer-songwriter stereotype on its ear, crafting songs that crucify ex-boyfriends and have no problem with one-night stands as long as she can bolt town right after. Her cooing-yet-brutal vocals are a perfect fit with an aching, mournful guitar.

Rolling Nowhere: 
Yellow Line Fever

Born in the North Georgia hills and defying current genre classification, Rolling Nowhere has been described as a Psychedelic Junkyard Roots band with a sound that evolves with every show. Their sound combines Classic Country, Old Timey Folk, Blues Roots and Psychedelic Rock ‘n’ Roll. The band has down home 3 part harmonies, a mutual love of songwriting, and a wide array of instrumentation including; the Canjo – a washboard percussion experiment, upright bass, telecaster guitar, drums, dobro, banjo, and mandolin. – See more at: http://www.rollingnowhere.com/#sthash.rwNRXIZJ.dpuf

Joe Fletcher: 
Florence Alabama

Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons is an Americana band that began in Providence, RI in 2005. In the center of this revolving cast of musicians, songwriter Joe Fletcher remains at the helm of this country blues-based outfit while still playing many solo acoustic shows throughout the land every year.

Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys: 
The Devil By Their Side

After leading several popular ‘80s cult bands in and around his hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, Chuck Mead landed on Nashville’s Lower Broadway where he co-founded the famed ‘90s Alternative Country quintet BR549. In 2009, he released his acclaimed solo debut album, Journeyman’s Wager, and toured clubs, concert halls and international Rock, Country and Rockabilly festivals with his band The Grassy Knoll Boys.

The Howlin' Brothers: 
World Spinning Round

The Howlin’ Brothers are a three-piece string band that brings heart and passion into every performance. Their upbeat shows are heavy with original and traditional music, featuring the sounds of slide banjo, harmonica and old-time fiddle.

Robert Ellis: 
Daydreaming

Robert Ellis is the kind of songwriter who only comes along once in a great while. With his first two albums, a promise was made. With his new record, The Lights from the Chemical Plant, that promise has been delivered and fully realized. The music, like the artist, refuses to accept the confines of a box, and burns white-hot from the inside out. But what seems even more striking about this record, this musician, even at a first glance, is that feeling of unyielding authenticity.

Kenny Vaughan Trio: 
Burton's Move

Long one of Nashville’s secret weapons and top session musicians, guitarist Kenny Vaughan blends country, classic pop, jazz, hard bop, and more into a distinctive and stinging style that brightens and deepens seemingly any track he plays on. Vaughan grew up in Colorado, where he fell early under the spell and tutelage of another eclectic Colorado guitar player, Bill Frisell, and soon found himself playing with a progressive jazz group, which expanded his tone and sound.

Nikki Lane: 
You Can't Talk To Me Like That

Nikki Lane turns the vulnerable singer-songwriter stereotype on its ear, crafting songs that crucify ex-boyfriends and have no problem with one-night stands as long as she can bolt town right after. Her cooing-yet-brutal vocals are a perfect fit with an aching, mournful guitar.

The Howlin' Brothers: 
Boogie

The Howlin’ Brothers are a three-piece string band that brings heart and passion into every performance. Their upbeat shows are heavy with original and traditional music, featuring the sounds of slide banjo, harmonica and old-time fiddle.