Equal parts songwriter and storyteller, Buffalo’s Davey O. has been recognized on a national level for his past two CD releases with multiple honors among the “best of“ lists of several Folk & Roots radio stations, and as a 2013 New Folk Finalist at the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival. Davey has also earned the respect of his peers for his incredible work ethic, performing between 120 – 140 dates per year, and for his constant dedication to the art of song craft. With a journalist’s eye for detail and poet’s ear for the well-turned observation, Davey O. finds the universal in the particular, turning day-to-day minutiae into dusty paeans to the indomitability of the human spirit. With each tale another slice of life examined. Davey is looking to build on the success of his previous release “No Passengers,” (2014 Top 25 of 100 albums Roots Music Report, Best of 2014 – WHRW, WAMC, The Sundilla Radio Hour, WMSC, Radio Crystal Blue, WVPE ) with the...
My Son the Doctor plays an eclectic, infectiously danceable mix of Eastern European, Balkan, and Mediterranean folk musics, with an emphasis on Yiddish, Hebrew, and Romani traditions: Klezmer dance tunes, Yiddish folk and theater songs, Israeli folk songs, Chassidic songs, Ladino songs, contemporary and traditional Roma songs, and Balkan Pop.
The Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra has been making and playing gourd music for over two decades. With homemade gourd instruments and musical influences from around the world, the Gourd Orchestra, spiced with humility and hilarity, performs it’s version of prehistoric lounge music. The five member group plays a variety of instruments, such as; Drums, water drums, shakers, guitar, lute, flute, balafons, mbiras, and a shovel. The Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra is a band of musicians with dirt under their fingernails. They put the “cult” back into culture, and “culture” back into agriculture.
We’re please to announce the Night Idea CD release party and the first stop on their tour of the US and Canada! Night Idea is a band whose obsession with odd time signatures, slowly building momentum and simple, chanted vocals make for a serendipitous take on orchestral indie rock. It’s a unique, playful approach to progressively weirder indie rock that is written to awaken and surprise the listener at every turn. Witness these masters of strange pedal work, rhythmic syncopation and explosive breakdowns perform live on The Mainline stage at Ashland Coffee & Tea!
“This is the blues kids used to sneak away from their parents to hear. This is the blues that used to get banned from the radio. This is is the blues said the things that god folk didn’t have the guts to hear.” Free-floating ensemble of local talent crystallizing the original songs of ex-pat Brit P.T.Pawsey and featuring the songwriting talents of Penne Sandbeck. Read and hear more at:
Oh, Jeremiah is the singer/songwriter duo made up of Jeremiah Stricklin and his wife Erin. Starting out in southern Mississippi and currently residing in Athens, GA, the couple draws its inspiration from the storytelling nature of their home state, echoing the likes of Paul Simon and Bob Dylan. Oh, Jeremiah is known for its harmonies in the style of early Damien Rice and their peculiar onstage banter. Their debut album, the Other End of Passing Time, is available now. Check out a sample video: Oh, My Brother (Studio Performance) | Oh Jeremiah Live Studio recording of Oh, My Brother from our album The Other End of Passing Time. We love playing live with extra strings. Thinking about adding some to our next few shows…Video by our good friend Jared Hollingsworth Posted by Oh Jeremiah on Friday, October 21, 2016