Daniel Pujol is an artist based out of Nashville, TN. Music City serves as the home-base for his eponymous musical project, Pujol. His back catalog includes numerous singles, EPs and LPs on labels such as Third Man Records, Infinity Cat Recordings, and Saddle Creek Records.
Back to high school for Jeremy and Danny. The two first met early in their high school days, and became friends immediately. Both had a major love for singing and music in general. Jeremy was in elite singing group at the school and made Danny try out for the group. From there they sang everyday together for the next 3 years.
Dillon Hodges may be a young artist, but he's something of an old soul.Growing up in the famous music town of Muscle Shoals, Ala., Hodges got turned on to bluegrass music as a kid and at 17 won the National Flatpicking Guitar Championship. During his experiences playing bluegrass with musicians in their 60s, he was dubbed "kid." That plus his guitar proficiency — "fire" — led him to adopt the stage name "Firekid."
Jim Lauderdale is a multiple Grammy® and Americana Music Association Award-winning musician and one of the most respected artists working the Americana, Bluegrass and Country music communities today. His record Buddy and Jim, which he wrote and recorded with longtime friend and collaborator Buddy Miller, was nominated this year for a Grammy in the Best Americana Album category and several Americana Music Awards, a show which he has hosted since 2002.
When he isn’t touring North America with brainy art-punk band PUJOL, Nashville-based multi-instrumentalist Brett Rosenberg is busy prepping and cooking Quichenight albums, which currently total seven. The largely home-recorded efforts offer a diverse buffet of powerpop, tongue-in-cheek rockers, jazzy interludes, and freak folk, with a healthy portion of sticky hooks.
The Doyle and Debbie Show is sublime parody, simultaneously lampooning and idolizing country music's tradition of iconic duos and their subsequent battle of the sexes. Bruce Arntson and Jenny Littleton wield the vocals of vintage country stars and the acting chops of Broadway veterans, taking audiences on a freewheeling joyride through a wickedly funny script and slew of equally hilarious original songs.
The daughter of a Dust Bowl immigrant, Carter Robertson was born in Central California, and raised in the opposing worlds of her mother’s rural church culture and her father’s tendency to walk on the wild side. She has worked as an artist, writer, and background singer in the music industry for most of her life.
In a Nashville bookstore, to the tune of steam hissing from a latte machine and laptop taps of nearby browsers, she speaks in a low voice, yet communicates urgently. Her voice never rises. Her music never rattles rafters or crashes like cymbals toward the high notes in a power chorus. Her tempos shuffle and trudge more than they dash.
Although Brandy Zdan calls her new, self-titled album her full-length “debut,” there’s no mistaking this seasoned singer-songwriter for any kind of rookie. For the better part of the last decade, the native Canadian — now living in Nashville, TN— has garnered acclaim as half of the gothic folk/roots duo Twilight Hotel, and later as a solo artist. But according to the artist herself, all of that was merely a prelude to the aptly-titled Brandy Zdan, the most focused expression of her musical identity to date.
oe Pisapia is a singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work as a member of Guster and k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang. He co-produced and co-wrote Guster’s 2006 release, Ganging Up On the Sun, an album that cracked Billboard’s Top 25 and was one of the best selling internet albums of the year.
BNG is an acronym for BRAND NEW GENERATION. The sound of the group could best be described as “Urban Afrocentric”. The forerunners of the group are Patrick, Nosa and Daro. The name stems from the philosophy of the group: “ God using a peculiar BRAND of people to do something NEW in this GENERATION”.
Paula Elizabeth Bressman, a native of Nashville, enjoys an active and varied performance career in both classical and popular genres. She plays regularly as substitute principal harpists and sec- ond harpist in the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, is principal harpist of Gateway Chamber Or- chestra and Orchestra Kentucky Bowling Green, and was a finalist in Miami’s New World Sym- phony (2011-2012).
Jordy Searcy is a fresh sound on the American touring artist scene (think Ed Sheeran + Noah Gunderson + Judah & The Lion.) He wears a lot of blue, loves poetry & tea, and is usually barefoot. After a stint on NBC's The Voice, he relocated to Nashville TN, where he began crafting melodies as good as his lyrics.
For more than thirty years Riders In The Sky have been keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and revitalizing the genre. And while remaining true to the integrity of Western music, they have themselves become modern-day icons by branding the genre with their own legendary wacky humor and way-out Western wit, and all along encouraging buckaroos and buckarettes to live life "The Cowboy Way!"
Cody Brooks is an American musician and singer/songwriter born and bred in the shadows of Nashville, Tennessee. He has performed all over the United States and has composed over 300 songs. Known for his passionate style that sprawls across all genres and emotions, Cody's presence while performing is raw and captivating. His unique blend of American music with southern roots has gained him a reputation as a genuine article to today's music industry.
Singer songwriter in Franklin, TN (Nashville area). Kristin has been writing, performing and recording music since she was a teenager. Introspective and full of sometimes painful reality, her songs each have their own road toward honesty and redemption. Her EP "Regardless" was released February 2014, and is available on iTunes and Amazon.com.
The Secret Commonwealth has been Middle Tennessee’s most enduringly popular Celtic band since their inception in 1993. Influenced by The Pogues, The Chieftains, and traditional Irish pub bands, TSC’s music mixes original material with traditional music and many styles of American and European folk.
This year, Jason Matthews has once again pulled together a great collection of songwriters, including himself, Carmen Brandy, and Joel Shewmake. You won't want to miss this great 90 minute set of great songs and the stories behind them.
Damien is from southeast Louisiana and now resides in Columbia, TN. He can be found playing both in Columbia and throughout the Middle Tennessee area. Of late, Damien has been playing locally at such events as Arts in the Park, Winterfest Beer Blast benefiting Columbia Cares, and is often showcased at the Artisans First Thursday art parties which have lent support to numerous local charities.
Rising up from the dusty Delta lowlands and muddy bayou banks of Indianola, Mississippi through the bluffs of Memphis to the mountains of east Tennessee, comes the unique Southern Soul sound of Blue Mother Tupelo. Paste Magazine wrote, "Blue Mother Tupelo is quite possibly the best husband and wife duo you've never heard of.
Guitar virtuoso Scott Holt first came to national prominence as part of various high energy bands led by legendary Chicago blues guitarist and singer Buddy Guy. He was just 23 when Guy took him under his wing and taught him how to travel intelligently while accommodating the rigorous nature of blues touring.
Asheville, North Carolina-based National Hammered Dulcimer Champion, Joshua Messick, breathes new life into an ancient, enchanting instrument. Be transported as he weaves cinematic stylings and endless imagination with virtuosic performances. A beautiful and captivating listening experience, Joshua’s musical artistry is influenced by Celtic, World, Renaissance, Folk, and Classical music.
For the first time ever, the music of the hit animated Disney® TV show, Phineas & Ferb, will be performed by the creators of the show, Jeff "Swampy" Marsh and Dan Povenmire, with Disney® vocal director, Laura Dickinson, along with a full band. Fans of the show will recognize many musical faves showcasing Phineas, Ferb, Candice, Perry The Platypus and other well-loved characters.
Roland Barber has performed with an impressively diverse list of artists including Chaka Khan, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center, Kirk Whalum, the Wooten Brothers, the Chico O’Farill Orchestra, Robin Thicke, the Temptations, Manny Oquendo y Libre and the NBC Saturday Night Live Band.