Pieta Brown (born Iowa City, Iowa, in 1973) is an American singer and songwriter. She is daughter of American folk musician Greg Brown. After releasing the album Remember the Sun (2007), Brown caught the attention of legendary producer Don Was (Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt) and teamed up with him to make Shimmer (2009), an EP of stripped-down, just-formed original songs, hailed as
Kathleen Haskard - singer songwriter poet Sinner/songwriter/expatriate is a 4th generation native Californian who is based primarily in London but spends her down time in a canyon on the Pacific coast in the Santa Monica Mountains above Ventura County Line..
She is a culturally aware musician who passionately believes in the healing power of music, people power and that the personal is most definitely political.
The Folksmen were a fictional folk trio from the film A Mighty Wind (2003). They were a parody of popular folk combos of the early 1960s such as The Kingston Trio and The Brothers Four. The Folksmen were played by Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer, better known as another fictional group: Spinal Tap.
Tarka Dawn came together when lead guitarist/songwriter Rob Gurruchaga and bassist Liam Wilcock invited guitarist Lee Walston and drummer Mike Alderson to join the band. Rob and Liam had worked together in a previous band, and Liam introduced Rob to his old school friend Lee who became the rhythm guitarist in late 2006. Whilst visiting a music store in Doncaster the band came across an ad from a drummer seeking a band.
1.Max George, Jonny Lloyd, Andy Brown, Scott Clarke and Ross Candy make up the boyband Avenue. The group first auditioned for Britain's popular TV talent competition 'The X Factor' back in 2006. The group made it to judge Louis Walsh's final 4 but the band were ejected from the show for concealing they had a management deal and were then replaced by boyband Eton Road. Now the band are releasing their first single 'Last Goodbye' which is to be released 8 September (download from 1 September).
The Albion Band are a folk band founded by the former member of Fairport Convention Ashley Hutchings. The band has gone through many evolutions of membership, and indeed name: The Albion Dance Band, The Albion Country Band, The Albion Christmas Band, and spilling over into "Ridgeriders" (Ashley Hutchings, Phil Beer, Chris While, et. al). These apparently different groups share members, tunes, and CD tracks in a fairly confusing fashion, and sometime even the CD sleeve does not agree with the generally used group name for that album.
'Baba Yaga,' according to Slavic mythology, is the wild, old women, the dark lady and the mistress of magic, as too is she seen as a forest spirit, leading hosts of spirits. More than one artist is known as Baba Yaga. 1. A six piece all female lesbian jazz-funk group active in the 70s. 2. Baba Yaga was a group of Hungarian and Russian musicians fronted by Irish musician Jamie Winchester. The music was a unique mixture of original English language songs and Russian folk songs. They made two albums 'Where Will You Go?' and 'Secret Combination'.
North Mississippi Allstars is an American rock/blues jam band from Hernando, Mississippi, founded in 1996. The band is composed of brothers Luther Dickinson (guitar, vocals) and Cody Dickinson (drums, keyboards, electric washboard), and Chris Chew (electric bass guitar). Duwayne Burnside, who formerly played second guitar in the band, is a son of R.l. Burnside (who has also played on some of the band's tracks).
School is Cool is a freakfolk/baroque pop/indiehop band formed in Antwerp, Belgium in 2009. Line-up:
Johannes Genard plays Garageband all by himself. Live however, and if School is Cool ever gets lured into a studio, the School is Cool band will be called out of its lair: -Johannes Genard: Vocals, Guitars, Bassdrum, Secretary General In Charge Of Stringbusting
-Andrew van Ostade: Floortom, Glockenspiel and Maniacal Jumping