Marah was formed by singer/songwriter/guitarist Dave Bielanko from Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, bass guitarist Danny Metz and drummer Ronnie Vance in 1993. Singer/songwriter/guitarist and harmonica player Serge Bielanko, Dave's older brother, joined the band in 1995. The group featured Mummers Parade influenced banjos combined with standard rock music instruments to create a highly eclectic Roots Rock sound.
Quoted as being one of the hardest working independent musicians in Canada, Romi Mayes has toured internationally to festivals, theatres, dance halls, bars, pubs, cafes, and living rooms. Her last two albums "Living Room Sessions" (2005) and most recent "Sweet Somethin' Steady" (Gurf Morlix, 2006) have been nominated for prestigious Canadian music awards. Both of Mayes' albums have charted on radio stations worldwide landing on a plethora of "Best of" top year picks.
Kendel Carson (born 1985) is a Canadian singer and fiddler. She performs with the folk music band The Paperboys, but is best-known internationally as a roots/ country solo artist. When only a mere 23 years old, singer, songwriter and fiddler Kendel Carson debuted on Rearview Mirror Tears with the artistic assurance and musical maturity of a far older artist as well as the charm of a future star. Produced by musical legend Chip Taylor and released on his Train Wreck Records, Rearview Mirror Tears introduced an artist whose natural blend of folk...
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BIOGRAPHY “Dirk’s got great subtlety, tremendous feel, and he’s very loose and very modern, in the best sense of the word.” ---T-Bone Burnett Dirk Powell has expanded on the deeply rooted sounds of his Appalachian heritage to become one of the preeminent traditional American musicians of his generation. In addition to acclaimed releases on Rounder Records, he’s recorded and performed with artists such as Loretta Lynn...
there are more artists with that name 1) Eastwood is a West Coast rapper that was born in East L.A. and raised in Inglewood, California (his name is a combination of the two places). After leaving Death Row Records without making a single album in 2004 he joined The Game's Black Wall Street label. Eastwood has appeared in multiple tracks dissing 50 Cent and hip hop group G-Unit with The Game. Eastwood left The Black Wall Street in 2006 and signed to Jaded Entertainment. 2) Eastwood is Americana, Alt-Country and Roots-Rock band formed in 2005.
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Educated Hillbillies, The Phantom Drummer, and the Relentless Acoustic Decibels of a Commando Jam: The Wilders Live Up to Their Name on Someone’s Got to Pay When hillbilly band The Wilders first named themselves, they didn’t realize the moniker itself was a bit of old-time snake oil; less of a description, and more a prediction. The foursome also didn’t know they had the power to invoke a fifth paranormal band member now known as the Phantom Drummer.
Sonia Leigh's songs explode with gritty vocals and poetically compelling lyrics, equal parts pain and pleasure. Sonia Leigh is a singer/songwriter hailing from Atlanta, Georgia. With gritty vocals and poetically compelling lyrics, Sonia grabs her listeners with her raw honesty and primal emotion, all while wearing her heart on her guitar strap. Sonia Leigh brings an electrifying excitement to the stage with her unbridled passion and rebellious charm.
Rob Lutes is a soulful singer-songwriter from Montreal with an ever-growing collection of literate, moving meditations on life and love.
His ability to encapsulate universal ideas and questions, even the subtle ones, coupled with his
gritty, heartfelt delivery and world-class performance chops, have invited comparisons with several legends in the roots genre from John Hiatt to Fred Eaglesmith.
The Hackensaw Boys first began playing their joyful blend of old-time and bluegrass-tinged string-band music on the streets of Charlottesville in the autumn of 1999. Far from limiting themselves to the old-time canon, however, the Hackensaws have been first and foremost a band of songwriters. Their music, while drawing upon the spirit of the mountains, is sophisticated and informed by the best elements of punk rock and classic country music. As one reviewer put it:
Howe Gelb is an American artist who fronted Giant Sand, and was a member of "OP8". THIS IS EROSION ROCK: Inaccurately yet affectionately dubbed “the Godfather of Alt. Country” by the British press, Tucson, Arizona-based musician Howe Gelb has remained the sole epicenter and creative force behind the ever-fluid configurations of Giant Sand for over a quarter century, giving birth along the way to an extended musical family tree that fostered the likes of The Band of…Blacky Ranchette, The Friends of Dean Martinez, OP8, and Calexico.