The Apprentice is a rock band from Hurricane, West Virginia. Their acoustic-driven sound can go from the poppy to the morose, with a very soulful sound. They have four releases on Future Destination Records.
Mick Flannery is a folk music singer-songwriter from Blarney, Ireland. He is a former member of the rock band Black Orange. Mick has released both an EP and two albums, Evening Train and White Lies, as a solo artist. Mick's songwriting ability has been recognised by two different international music competitions. On February 8 2005 he was named a Finalist in the Folk category in the December section of the International Song of the Year Competition. On January 5 2005 he was named a semi-finalist in the Lyrics only category of the International Songwriting Competition
www.magdapiskorczyk.com MAGDA PISKORCZYK (pronounce: peas-CORE-chick) is a singer with a mature, low and unusual voice timbre. Described in France as "la voix noire et au costume blanc" (Black voice in a white costume). She is a guitar, bass guitar and percussion player, as well as a song writer. Magda performs music of Afro-American and African heritage. She is a two-time Semifinalist of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, USA. Readers of the Polish blues quarterly chose her the Female Vocalist of the Year 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2011.
Clara Luzia is the band of Clara Humpel, an independent artist from Vienna, Austria. She used to be the singer of the band Alalie Lilt (http://www.alalielilt.net) until she formed a new band and they released their first album "Railroad Tracks" on April 21st, 2006.
Their following albums are called "The Long Memory" (2007) , "The String - And Then Some - EP" (2008), "The Ground below" (2009) and "Falling into place" (2011) and there are upcoming tour dates for Austria and Germany (see "Events").
Since their inception in early 2008, Gold Coast pop punks Skyway have fast forged an impressive name for themselves. In 2010 alone they released 2 EPs, racked up 90+ shows, toured Japan and shared the stage with reputed acts Parkway Drive, The Amity Affliction, A Day To Remember, No Fun At All, Frenzal Rhomb, Bodyjar, Underoath, No Use For A Name, Strike Anywhere, The Wonder Years, Fireworks, Miss May I, The Flatliners, No Trigger, Break Even, House Vs Hurricane, Deez Nuts and Such Gold.
Norman Connors (born March 1, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, producer, and headliner, who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups. He had some big R&B hits of the day, especially in the area love ballads and songs with a positive statement in both titles and lyrics. Connors became interested in jazz as a child, and began playing drums early, once sitting in for Elvin Jones at a John Coltrane performance he attended while in middle school.
Findlay Brown is a British singer. He is best known for his song "Come Home" which has been featured in television advertisements for credit card company Mastercard. His debut album, Separated by the Sea, was released on Peacefrog Records in 2007. All was going well at the time for the 28 year-old from York. His debut album Separated By The Sea had been widely hailed as the work of a major new singer-songwriting talent, and he was on his way back from another sold-out gig in London when he stopped the cab to get some money from a cash point.