Carly Rae Jepsen (born November 21, 1985) is a Juno-nominated singer/songwriter from Mission, British Columbia, Canada In the summer of 2007 she placed third in the fifth season of Canadian Idol. Her debut album Tug of War was released in Canada on September 30, 2008. An EP titled Curiosity was released on February 14, 2012. The lead single, Call Me Maybe, reached #1 in her native Canada and was certified double platinum.
Michael McDonald (born February 12, 1952, in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American R&B/soul singer (sometimes described as a "blue-eyed soul" singer), known for his trademark husky baritone voice. McDonald played in several local bands (such as Mike and the Majestics, Jerry Jay and the Sheratons, the Reebtoors, and The Guild) while attending McCluer High School in his hometown of Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis.
HOLLY IS EXCITED TO BE IN THE STUDIO RECORDING WITH GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING PRODUCER "KIPPER" (Sting,Mary J Blige,Clay Aiken). Holly has been gigging throughout this year at many London venues, including The Bedford, Cafe de Paris, The Blag Club, Sound, Soho Revue Bar and many more. She has also been writing for Grammy award winning RnB production duo "The Heavyweights" (NeYo, Rihanna). "Holly Rubenstein is a musician's musician.
Jason Isbell is an alt-country singer /songwriter /guitarist from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Best known for his years with the Drive-By Truckers where he played with his then wife, bassist Shonna Tucker. Isbell - who joined the Truckers in 2001 - left the band in early 2007 around the same time as his divorce from Tucker was finalized. In 2008, some of the circumstances of his departure were mentioned by Patterson Hood in Flagpole.
Born In London, England in the late eighties, acoustic Singer Songwriter Karina Berry delivers beautifully crafted melodic songs that draw in the listener.
Early influences from Morrissey and Drugstore helped develop her unique style and passion for songwriting.
After recording a 3 track EP in 2005, Karina recorded songs for the 2006 album 'Lazy Ways' alongside tracks 'The Sea' and Atlantic Highway' .
Guitarist Paul Tasker & singer Iona Macdonald formed Doghouse Roses in late 2005 after one too many nights listening to old music whilst drinking red wine. They soon developed a sound that lies in the spaces between Pentangle and Fairport Convention, with a nod to Gillian Welch on the way. Doghouse Roses have released two EPs to date and their full length debut, “How’ve You Been (All This Time)?” was released on the 6th of October, and preceded by a single, “Greener the Grass / Years”, in May.
Matt Tyler is a 23 year old singer/songwriter from Birmingham. Influenced by the likes of Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, and Dylan he performs in the genre of Acoustic Rock/Folk. He plays Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Harmonica, Bouzouki, Ukulele, and Piano. Matt records, writes and produces on his own label Dannyboy Records and has a Worldwide Digital Distribution deal with Orchard Music of New York.
Doug Paisley is a songwriter from Toronto with a new album out on No Quarter Records. His work is songwriting and performing his 21st century music. He plays and records across North America and Europe but mostly stays close to home. He is involved the following musical projects and collaborations:
Dark Hand and Lamplight
Live Country Music
Stanley Brothers: A Loving Tribute
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