Performers at the 2012 Festival
Featuring Andrew Greeney on drums, Lewis Greeney on bass, Christian Joao on sax, and Ian Martusewicz on guitar, our original Jazz compositions incorporate elements of Flamenco, funk, and blues. We are currently recording our new album at TONTO Studios. The "Gift" began in 2006 as a dance and music revue, and has performed at Unison, The Newburgh Jazz Series, Parker Theater, Cunneen- Hackett Theater and other local venues. The guys also perform in their own bands, and with various other bands in the Hudson Valley and around the U.S.
John Curran IV (singer songwriter/guitarist) is currently performing his psychedelic rock/raga/reggae set list from this past decade with acoustic sun this year ! ACOUSTIC SUN IS CURRENTLY: JOHN CURRAN IV (VOCALS/ GUITAR) and HECTOR BECERRA (DRUMS). This band has been performing off and on in NYC/Upstate NY - Woodstock/ New Paltz area since 2000!!! They have one CD "Evidence of Layers" and they will be releasing a 2nd album this year. The songs are about awakening ones mind to a bigger cosmic picture-(modern shamanic music may be more apropos) this is very appropriate for music history in this 2012 time period.
Antidote 8 from Kingston NY is a band that plays hard and rocks even harder. Through the unions of friendship— both long and short—the band emerges with a thick, rich, and raw sound. A Mix of Metal and Melody, Prog and Hard Rock, with reverence to the art of the guitar solo. Currently recording their debut album at Darkworld Studio, Antidote 8 is Morgan Evans, Eric Nixon, Dave Daw, Aiden Nicholas, Joe Carney and Adreinne Nixon.
Although a very young band, AsmarA has been able to accomplish many things such as play with well known bands like Aiden, Eyes Set To Kill, Get Scared, Vampires Everywhere!, Ryan Cabrera and Alexis Babini. AsmarA has spent the time they've been together trying to find their special and unique sound. Everyone will be able to hear our new and improved sound in our upcoming EP. The lineup includes Yessi (Vocals), Carlos (Guitar), Joe (Guitar), Bill (Bass) Tommy (percussion) www.asmararock.com
BarrelHouse members are: Bill Kenny on bass & backing vocals, Eddie Ritz playing lead guitar, Jose Atkinson on drums & backing vocals, and lead singer- rhythm guitarist Bill Tuthill. The name, "BarrelHouse" comes from Cream's cover of Robert Johnson's Crossroad Blues. Think juke joint or roadhouse only seedier. The band puts that BarrelHouse excitement and range of influences from B.B. King, Taj Mahal, and Eric Clapton to Ike Turner, The Stones and Jonny Lang into every show. This is the band's second year at the Rosendale Street Fest and they play regularly throughout the Hudson Valley. Send booking requests to: email@example.com. "We can still BarrelHouse baby, down by the riverside!"
Big Bowl of Soul is dedicated to unearthing and paying tribute to lesser known soul masterpieces of the 1960's. With a touch of jazz, a dash of funk and a whole lot of rockin' vocals, Big Bowl of Soul shingalings in the spirit of Irma Thomas, Sugar Pie De Santo, Dee Dee Warwick and other unsung divas of the vinyl era. www.bigbowlofsoul.com
Bluestone is a band from the Hudson Valley that creates original music in the classic rock style. Catchy melodies and thoughtful lyrics describe the Bluestone sound.The powerful voice of songwriter/guitarist Ronn Sprague, the blistering lead guitar of Kurt Hornick, the solid bass lines of Jim Burns and the precision drumming of Roddy Marchant result in something unique but familiar.
Bobkat is a collaboration of singer/songwriter/guitarist Bobby Kennedy and his youngest daughter/vocalist Kate Kennedy. This multitalented duo has graced the Rosendale Street Festival's stages for more than 15 years! BobKat performs an eclectic mix of contemporary hits as well as Bobby's originals, which can be found on the newly remastered Late Bloomer CD, available at cdbaby.com. Kate Kennedy has been professionally involved with the Hudson Valley's music scene since age 10. She's currently making a name for herself as an artist in the Philadelphia area, writing and recording with local bands and singing at karoke competitions and many collegiate sporting events. BobKat plays throughout the Hudson Valley and are often joined by Still UnDivided, Bobby's twin daughters Kimberly and Samantha.
This is a fun band! They play R&B, Motown and Classic Dance Songs. The band features Robin Baker on vocals, Barry Lindsay on guitar, Joe Ruffini on drums, Eric Stamberg on piano and Sir Desmond Duke in a skirt.
Cleoma's Host is a traditional Cajun folk duo (Roger Weiss on fiddle and vocals, Buffy Lewis on guitar and vocals) that has been playing Cajun music for over 12 years. They have played: Blues 2000, Dance Flurry, Grass Roots Festival, Pori Folk Festival in Finland, Liberty Theatre in Eunice, Louisiana, Springtime Cajun and Zydeco Family Reunion, Brooklyn Bayou Cajun Festival and regionally for weddings, dances and cultural and educational events.
The song-writing team of Hobson and Ross churn out catchy songs that never cease to surprise. From Alt-pop to Americana and Funk to Folk, this ensemble weaves musical tapestries that are uplifting, textured, and tight. Erin Hobson's vocals and guitar virtuosity are seductive. Steven W. Ross's bass-lines move with musicality. And legendary drummer Gary Burke's signature pocket is irresistible.
"JaFoCo"! That's the term Melinda DiMaio has coined to describe her eclectic musical style, whichfuses elements of jazz, folk and country. With a vocal quality that draws from a rich palette of shade sand hues, DiMaio's sound has been described as Patsy Cline meets Billie Holiday.
At the core of Barbara Dempsey & Company is Barbara (vocals and guitar) and DeWitt Nelson (upright bass and vocals). These two have been playing together in various bands for over ten years."
Joey Eppard, Chris Gartdrumm Gartmann, and Orchid
Fre Atlast is a drummer, songwriter, and teacher. She works with babies, children, teens, and adults in a variety of community settings including schools,rehab centers, colleges, spiritual centers, and nursinghomes. She performs with numerous groups, including Iabas. She is a co-founder of the Elders Drum Project. When Fre is home in Rosendale, she leads a weekly drum circle which has been active since 1994. Fre is a co-founder and co-producer of the Happen'n.
4 Gun Ridge has deep roots in the Hudson Valley music scene. After leaving their heavier bands, behind, Donny Parker and Ian T. Fuller got the itch to start the edgy country project they had talked about for years. Before too long they stepped it up a notch with the addition of another former rock and roller, Dumain (Duke) LeBlanc on bass and Adam Schreiner on drums. Fronted by Donny and his Gibson acoustic, 4 Gun Ridge plays original gritty cowboy rock the way you like it. Old time outlaw country influence that never shook off dirty rock roots. Imagine upbeat southern rock played by upstate NYNY blue collar boys. Good tunes and good times.
Bill Pfleging is a life-long Hudson Valley resident now based in Woodstock, NY, and has been playing guitar professionally and writing songs since the early 1970's. He has shared stages with Pete Seeger, Richie Havens, Arlo Guthrie, Melanie, Savoy Brown, the Dharma Bums, Will Hoppey, Denise Jordan Finley, Steve Gorn, Amy McTear, and many more. His soon-to-be-released CD "No Alibis" contains both 30-year-old songs as well as newly written ones, now available online at www.billpfleging.com/album/no-alibis.
A true musical triple-threat: Brilliant songwriter, astounding instrumental player and phenomenal singer. Most notable about Joey is his unique guitar technique that is best described as a combination of Spanish flamenco style and slap bass techniques which he uses to phenomenal result on acoustic/electric guitars.
A band for kids of all ages blending a mix of originals and family favorites, Fuzzy Lollipop has something for everyone, looking at the world through a kid's eyes (and wearing funny glasses!) Their songs are silly and sweet, and maybe a bit sticky, too! They write catchy tunes in a variety of musical styles with lush vocal harmonies. They have performed at the Rosendale Street Festival, Unison, The New Paltz Turkey Trot, and in many local living rooms. The band is Callie Hershey: on keyboards and vocals, Damian Kortan: guitar and vocals, Powhatan Swift Eagle: guitar and vocals, Leslie Abdallah: vocals, Lisa Hansen: bass, and Geoff Jones: percussion.
In 2010, finding himself with one very musical young daughter, and another one on the way, Evan got the idea to make an album for kids. He worked diligently to turn this idea into a reality, crafting a number of fun and touching songs over the next several months. In Spring of 2011, Evan met Matt Lamborn, the recording engineer who would help turn these songs into an actual album entitled "Reach Up!" According to Evan, the title is meant to reflect both the spirit of imagination that the song describes, as well as a message of empowerment through determination. Evan hopes to inspire kids to be creative and silly, have fun, learn cool things, and mostly, to just be themselves. He hopes that the big people who hear his music will also find inspiration, and that they may even remember how it feels to be a kid.
Kurt Henry who melds with guitars teams up for a flat-top guitar duet plus bass with Mark Dann, acoustic guitar, who has performed and engineered with folk giants like Pete Seeger, Christine Lavin, Dar Williams, John Gorka and Richard Shindell. Alan Groth provides foundational/ improvisational bass along with Cheryl Lambert on percussion and backing vocals to facilitate Kurt's exploratory journey and Mark's mission: "To play as many notes as I can before I die." www.kurthenry.com.
Grey Horizon is a trio of seasoned (read: old) Hudson Valley musicians who draw upon a myriad of obscure 50's, 60's & 70's musical influences to create a sound they like to describe as 'Classic Rock you've never heard before!' An audience member once said they sounded like Gothic Rockabilly. The band isn't sure they agree but they think it sounds cool! Jerry Dragon pens most of the tunes, plays a bunch of different guitars & sings most of the lead vocals. Chuck Burdick plays the drums, contributes occasional background vocals & handles any security issues. Jimmy Eppard plays the bass, sings a little and writes a little less. The boys have been hard at work committing their musical muse to digital disc.
An unusual, three piece jam band with vocals, iS delivers live performances to electrify audiences. The band's name, loosely meaning "present tense," emphasizes their improvisational nature. Each show offers a unique experience that includes diverse, memorable songs and exceptional musicianship. iS has a distinctive exciting style, a high-energy form of music combining insightful songwriting, soulful vocals and dynamic jams.
Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones: one part Lara Hope mixed with three parts Arkhams (NYC's finest and wildest international Psychobilly act) bring you their new blend of rockabilly, rock n roll and R&B!
Mister Kick performs a great mix of Rock & Roll classics and R&B favorites from the past four decades. We never disappoint a crowd. It's good time music you can dance and sing along to! Don't forget your dancing shoes!
David Kraai and Amy Laber have each been performing their original material over many a mile and storied year. Their songs have taken on a new shape over the past few years as the musical charms of each accentuate the other. Country harmonies, sweet banjo, tasty mandolin, twangy guitars and soulful harmonica carry this duo from The Carter Family to Neil Young straight into their own right as a patch on the tapestry of American music. With positive press, radio play and several albums behind them, the future continues to remain wide open. http://www.davidandamymusic.com
An appearance by Peggy Atwood draws an audience every bit as colorful as she. Peggy started out at the age of five singing in church and kindergarten choirs, and was in demand at high school and college functions. After college in Aspen, Colorado, originally there to satisfy her passion for downhill skiing, she began to sing in various roadhouses where she caught the attention of a local named Jack Hardy. Another longtime friend, Steve Forest, asked if she would organize a reception for a concert for John Denver, which she did in Snowmass, and the rest was history. Back in the northeast, Atwood won first prize as Best New Artist in the New England Folk Festival, and soon was working with such varied musicians as Rod MacDonald and Skye. Atwood has opened for John Hall, Eric Andersen, Livingston Taylor, Tom Paxton, Odetta, Pete Seeger, John Stewart and Ronnie Blakeley, and has been on the bill with many other folk legends. Variety called Peggy Atwood "...an exceptional singer of folk, often country-flavored material; the total effect is excellent". The Village Voice termed Atwood "...one of the Lower East Side's best voices, her low notes like Bessie Smith, high notes like Joni Mitchell". She had a long-standing association with the Pete Seeger's Clearwater project and the Hudson River Sloop Singers, co-producing their first album, Broad Old River and singing the first recorded rendition of Rod MacDonald's "A Sailor's Prayer", which WFDU DJ Bill Hahn has called "...the definitive version of that song".
Benjamin Lawrence Fiege emerged from the small town of Beacon NY, where he is currently working on a solo project, writing and recording his own songs. As a solo performer Benjamin Lawrence has created his own style with a unique melodies and passionate vocals. Be sure to follow this young performer as his career continues to grow. benlawmusic.com
The former lead singer and founding member of Stories is cemented in Rock n Roll history with his #1 hit Brother Louie and other hits including Mammy Blue, I'm Coming Home and Top of The City. His solo career produced 6 noteworthy albums. Ian's distinctive voice can be heard on major recording artists tracks such as Foreigner's Feels Like The First Time, Cold As Ice, and Double Vision and on Billy Joel's I Go To Extremes. He's appeared on numerous recordings by other legendary acts including Yes, Peter Frampton, and Survivor. The Ian Lloyd sound has touched a generation and resonates as strongly as ever. The Ian Lloyd Band continues his tradition of powerful vocals and electric performances.
The Carl Mateo Group is an organic musical group based in the Catskill Mountains featuring Peter Dougan on guitar and vocals, Josh Tyler on percussion and Carl Mateo, on vocals, guitar, piano and harmonica.
When life gets you down, it's time to turn to the girl with the blue violin. That's Deni Bonet, the acclaimed singer, songwriter and violinist behind the brand-new, intentionally uplifting album, It's All Good. Known for her work with Cyndi Lauper, R.E.M., Sarah McLachlan, Robyn Hitchcock, and many others, Bonet's third solo release is a blast of energy, enthusiasm and a tonic for the troubled soul. www.DeniBonet.com
Levon Helm band Member and Imus House Band Fred Scribner performs with the Great Hammond Organ Master- Michael Torsone, who has played and recorded with George Benson, Bernard Purdie, Joe Louis Walker and many more playing Blues and Classic Rock. Fred with Little Sammy Davis were the Opening Act at Levon's "Midnight Ramble".
The Jonny Monster Band is a rock n' blues power trio from New Paltz, NY featuring Jonny Monster on guitar and vocals, Pete Newman on bass, and Roger LaRochelle on vocals and drums. The band is known for their fast take on the blues. In just 3 years they have carved a permanent place for themselves in the Hudson Valley music scene, and with the release of their self-titled debut LP they have further secured their spot as a top act. The band's fresh take on rock n' blues has been heard at such memorable shows and events as The Rosendale Street Festival 2008, Arlene's Grocery, The Bitter End and opening for the legendary guitarist Johnny Winter at the Bearsville in January of '11.
Formed in the Spring of 2009; The New Lazy Boys features the upbeat songwriting of Brooklyn native; Chris Gilli. A couple of city boys (Chris Gilli & David Strahl ) met on the green in Woodstock. They collaborated on Chris' tunes steeped in Roots & influenced by his love of Hudson Valley. They gigged a bit in a 2 pc. semi-acoustic format. After a spell; wanting a groove partner; they set an advertisement looking for a Keltner/Levon/Ringo kinda guy; went to Bruce's & the rest; as they say; is history & it ...well....developed. So now it's; Chris Gilli; Singer/Songwriter & guitar; Bruce Hutchins; Drums / vocals & Rod Archer; bass & vocals. The NLB are currently recording a CD at Professor Louie's (The Cromatix) / Woodstock Records Studio in Hurley.
Wally Nichols' musical country leanings come from growing up on a downstate farm where he sang and played guitar to a captive audience of fenced in goats. Now, settled on a farm in Kerhonkson with his young daughter, he gets to play to horses—a much bigger and more attentive audience. His band is comprised of Bryan Gordon on guitar, Chris Cullo (of Dog on Fleas) on drums and Paul Duffy on piano. Influences include The Beatles, James Taylor, 70's dance/funk, Kenny Chesney, Arlo Gutherie and Lady Gaga (no kidding). You can also read weekly musings in his Blue Stone Press advice column "Dear Wally".
Nowadays got together at Kingston High School in 2011. Since then they have created a unique indie punk blend of music. They're a young power trio doing mostly original material with some hot riffs & a jazzy beat. On guitar & vocals is Ariel Acevedo, Esfrand Zahed is on bass & vocals, & Eli Marzano plays Drums.
Original Gunk Rock: Tim Whalen-drums. vocals, P.J. Klym-guitar, vocal, Tim Ruscoe-lead guitar, Brett Herman-guitar,sax, James Ortner-bass.
Since 1995 this band has been playing a blend of country, blues, rock and punk it has dubbed "Apocabilly." This rockin' three piece is in turns funny, raging, satirical and silly. It's fun, it's fast, it's loud. Peter Head on guitars and vocals, Karl Krause on bass, and Joe P. Morgan on drums.
The Percussion Orchestra of Kingston (POOK) is a program of the Center for Creative Education in Kingston. Led by CCE director Robert 'Evry' Mann, POOK was founded in 1997 by three percussionists who also work as educators and social workers as a way to get kids off the streets and provide them with meaningful activity and important life skills. They joined forces to form an ensemble that has trained hundreds of children in world rhythms and percussion techniques and delighted thousands of listeners throughout the region. Energy was founded and is currently run by the company's Artistic Director, Bryant 'Drew' Andrews. Drew has over 20 years of experience working with the youth and has studied and taught with some of the most renowned choreographers in the business. Drew has been teaching choreography and performing Hip-Hop dance in the tri-state and Hudson Valley area for several years.
Throughout history music has been a catalyst for change, a medium for protest, and a way to deliver a message of hope. Clearwater's founder, Pete Seeger, has always understood this and Clearwater now deliv¬ers this message through the voices of young adults ages 15 - 23. The Power of Song is an interactive learning experience that exposes Hudson Valley stu¬dents to socially conscious music and empowers them to be active on issues that concern them through song. The Power of Song is a vivacious group of young musicians who have meaningful traditional, new and original songs to share.
The Rosendale Improvement Association Brass Band and Social Club (RIA) meets and practices every Wednesday at Willow Kiln Park (weather permitting), or at the Recreation Center (if weather is bad) from 6-7 PM. RIA brass band believes that making music together is another way of making a good life for everyone in Rosendale.
A multi-genre singer songwriter jammeister... bouncing around the Memphis club scene for a couple decades and playing with the likes of Donald "Duck" Dunn, Charlie Rich, Ron Wood, Jerry Lee Lewis, Joe Walsh... recently moved his family up to our town, and has become a familiar face in our sticks. In '06 he didn't manage to get into the Festival proper, so he played on a front porch with Gigantic drummer Justin Z. and his whiz kid son Dylan on bass.
A rocking duo for all ages, a band for the whole fam, if you will, they are singer and guitarist Timmy and multi-tasker extraordinaire Matty (he plays drums and keyboards at the same time!) and they are located in the beautiful Hudson Valley in upstate, NY. They perform energetic, catchy, and sometimes improvised tunes with hooks and stories that will get stuck in your head- songs about robots, emus, and garbage men. Their live shows have been getting a lot of buzz. They seemed to have found the formula for a super fun show, a perfect mix of audience participation, hilarious onstage banter, and a slide whistle!
Long Story Short... During an after-hours jam session at a Woodstock radio station, Rick recorded a version of The Band tune, 'Christmas Must be Tonight' with Jason Sarubbi (The Trapps). When they started giving the song some airplay, they needed a name for the band. Perhaps there had been too much 'Nick at Nite'—Mr. Roper was born. A few years later, local singer/songwriter Eric Squindo strolled into the studio of a radio station where Rick was now working as host of the morning
Nat Russell (aka Rusty Martini) is a Copenhagen born guitarist and composer with considerable fretboard skills. This is in many ways what Return to Forever (Chick Corea's famed fusion band of the '70s) might sound like if it was led by guitar instead of keyboard. The band features the formidable Charlie Kniceley on bass,Chris Bowman on drums, Ross Rice on keys and Barry Sweet Jackson on vocals.
Natalia Ramirez’ timbre and intonations resonate deeply in somewhat casual lyrics opening up the soft spot where Noah London sits comfortably, as we’ve seen before, layering guitars to create a bold acoustic marriage. www.justkids.bandcamp.com
Mad Satta is a rapidly rising neo-soul/jazz group comprised of some of the tri-state areas most talented young musicians, founded by Joanna Teters and upcoming jazz bass player, Ben Carr. Joanna Teters, a student at Berklee College of Music, is a brilliant vocal stylist with roots in jazz, blues, reggae and pop music. She is backed by bass player and principle composer for the group Ben Carr, stand-out Connecticut guitarist Ted Morcaldi, the energetic New York drummer Zane West as well as their newest member, Long Island's Kevin Theodore on keyboards.
John Schrader has shared stages with some of the best in the biz like members of Letterman's Band, Bruce Springsteen, Rod Stewart, Sting and many others! John garnered an International Top 100 for his song "Shock" off his 3rd and latest CD "Daylight Crashing" by the International Association of Independent Recording Artists (IAIRA). With industry veterans Sean North on guitar and backing vocals, Ruperto Ifil on drums and Dennis Styles on bass and backing vocals, JSB has collectively played across the US.
A new force in the world of music and spirit, Shaktipat combines the power of sacred chant, tribal drumming and mystical vibration with the fury of funk, grunge, jazz, samba and the explosion of electric guitars... An ensuing array of spirit infused sonics whisks adherents into pulse drenched wave of ecstatic energy... Matthew Cantello, Chris Bradley, Jason Broome.
The story of Social Hero begins with tightly crafted original music, which showcases "a taste for power-pop hooks, crunchy guitars and arty embellishments" (Time Out New York). The band draws influences from a wide range of styles, but the sound of Social Hero is sown main...ly from the seeds of classic and modern rock. Fact: Cream and Led Zeppelin had a bastard child of rock that grew up on the early '90s alternative explosion - they named it Social Hero.
Free range farm to table fun..... Spiral Up Kids took the nouveau country rock of Son Volt, the jamband ensemble of Phish, the earthy funk of the Band, and the sweet harmonies of CSN to create their uplifting roots-based sound with an infectious groove. Spiral Up Kids spent 2011 spreading their free-range organic music throughout the Hudson Valley and New York City as well as creating their first music video for "Friends". In addition, the band played several benefit shows to help local schools, libraries, and organizations raise money for worthy causes such as new playground equipment, books for less fortunate children, and arts in education. The future of Spiral Up Kids couldn't be brighter for 2012! Watch out for New Videos...New Songs...More Shows!
Since 2007, Rosendale's Tigeriss has become a band to hold up for those seeking fun rock n' roll that still matters. With a DIY asthetic, Tigeriss has self-promoted their way into hearts over 9 national tours.With music that is playful and meaningful, the Tigeriss experience promises a complex, catchy and chaotic reprieve. Sexy without sleaze, Lara's bluesy belting and rolling bass lines merge with Danny's angular and memorable guitar riffs. Completing this trio are Rev Kev's powerful and danceable drum beats. This power trio brings you raw rock-n-roll...the way it should be.
The Trapps tap the roots of Americana, jam and rock and roll, and wrap it into a tightly-knit package all their own. Their music can be heard on over 200 radio stations around the country spanning over 30 states & two continents.
"Too Much Fun" is a five-piece group of musicians performing an eclectic blend of music from Folk-Rock, Cajun, Zydeco, Americana, Old-time and Bluegrass traditions. Appearing at the festival will be band members Jerome Cimino of Soul Purpose fame, (vocals & guitar) Mira Fink (mandolin), Dr. Romo (vocals, accordion & fiddle), Vida Nathanson (fiddle and percussion) and Larry Andreasson (bass) filling in for Jim Sullivan who is off having too much fun in Spain. Come have a rollicking good time!
Members: Dave Longendyke-Rhythm Guitar/Vocals, Kevin O'Toole-Lead Guitar/Vocals Terry Hampton-Drums, Ken Sikula-Bass/Vocals, Label: Schmoogers Studio LTD.
Founded in New Paltz by two guitar-whiz English teachers, The Sweet Clementines write literate, melodic and musically sophisticated guitar pop, with violins and vibraphones. The band's 2011 CD "though it were the kiss of death" has received rave reviews and heavy airplay on WKZE.
Tulula! has been stomping around Rip Van Winkle’s dreamland since 2006. The Acid-Cowboy trio of Jason Broome (the Westport Sunrise Sessions, Gilding the Lily, Shaktipat), Rob Norris (the Bongos, Amy Poux Band, East of Venus, Blue Paradox) and Chris Bradley (June Cleaver and the Steak Knives, Shaktipat), come off like a mosh pit at a gypsy carnival followed by a séance with the 27 club. Between them, these three veterans of underground music have toured the world, recorded over twenty albums, and eaten with princely paupers. Born from a kindred and insatiable love of rBGH-free ice cream and prog-rock polkas, Tulula! is sure to whisk you one dance away from the happy farm. http://myspace.com/tululamusic
A solid union of rockers raised both sides of the Mason-Dixon, Voodelic stirs up a funky soul-soaked stew of R&B, Funk, Psychedelia, and flat-out Hard Rock. The band's spell looms large on the stage, where barefoot shaman Little Earl bounces like a juiced-up Rasputin, keyboardist Rice brings the funky gospel, and the righteous ramalama of Almquist on bass, and the Cartwright brother's (drums and guitar), fills the head with merciless groove... you just gotta move!
At just twenty-three years, Lindsey Webster has shared the stage with Grammy-award winning musicians and artists. She is singing on a grammy nominated CD for 2012 (with the Jimmy Sturr Orchestra). Lindsey has performed in famed venues such as Carnegie Hall, Musikfest, Summerfest, The Falcon, Bearsville Theater, and The Brooklyn Bowl. With a powerful four octave vocal range, Lindsey's sound is a blend of Soul, Funk, R&B, with soulful blues influences.
The WellDiggers are a New York based alt-country, roots-rock band. Running the gamut from traditional folk, blues, and bluegrass, to crunchy, twangin' electric rock, the band can most accurately be described as fitting within the wide umbrella of, "Americana" style music. Some of the artists that they have shared the stage, or recorded with include Pete Seeger, Levon Helm, Graham Parker, Peter Rowan, Eric "Roscoe" Ambel, The Silos, Marah, Chip Robinson, and Keith Christopher, to name a few.
With a voice that has been likened to Joni Mitchell, Rickie Lee Jones, and even Shawn Colvin-meets - Ani DiFranco, Marji Zintz is a solo vocalist, arranger, and acoustic guitarist. Marji has collaborated with vocalists in a mostly a capella project called Sister Sound and currently is one-third of the trio GaiaWolf. In addition to interpreting original compositions of internationally acclaimed songwriters, Marji covers a wide range of material crossing into several genres. Her songbook is as extensive as it is diverse. Marji has shared the bill with acts such as Koko Taylor,Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, and Robbie Robertson.
Zumbi Zumbi's strong percussion sound blends blues, jazz, rock with a twist of samba, montuno, calypso, and the street rhythms of Bahia, Brazil. Leader and percussionist, Melissa Lovaglio, brings her passion for Brazilian music to this group, giving it it's unique flavor. Performing with her is Dave Heinlein on guitar, Mike Colletti on bass, Manuel Quintana on drums and Pete Buettner on sax.
The Hudson Valley based, all acoustic outfit YARD SALE, bring drinking, cheatin' and hard luck tales a fresh take hewn by banjo/vocalist Taylor Davis, multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Charlie Schikowitz and bassist/vocalist Theo Schikowitz. Their music conjures the spirit of early 1900's Appalachian music with country soul.