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SHOWCASING: March 17th @ 12PM
PRICING: $1500 / $1350 / $900 / $800
Coming from New Jersey, Lacey Caroline is a blue collar raised, American-made Tomboy, with a voice as powerful as her rebellious style of music. Lacey brings a newly needed spice to country music by combining her unique flavor of rock, punk, while embracing the sincere and honest art of songwriting. Lacey is recognized by her refreshingly high energy performances, big voice, and sassy attitude, and is definitely an artist to watch in 2017. With a youthful tone, but a mature lyrical writing style, Lacey Caroline songs are sure to strike a chord with any listener.
SOUTHERN CITY BAND
SHOWCASING: March 17th @ 6PM
PRICING: $1750 / $1650 / $1500 / $1250
Southern City Band is a country music group based in Boston, MA. Although one rarely associates Boston with country music, the band members have set a new standard and passion for the genre that comes across in their tightly crafted songs and rowdy performances. The band members are a talented group of Berklee-educated musicians that come from all across the United States.
SCB has toured all over New England and performs multiple shows every week. They’ve formed partnerships with venues across New England, such as Loretta’s Last Call in Boston, where they have held a residency for over 6 months. They showcase their talents everywhere from high-visibility private events to music festivals. SCB has big plans over the next year, including an expansive national tour starting this winter. They are surely a band to watch as they look to expand their presence beyond New England and onto the national stage.
SHOWCASING: March 18th @ 12PM
PRICING: $1500 / $1250 / $1150 / $950
Beth // James is an alternative indie folk duo from Austin, Texas made up of singer-songwriters Jordan James Burchill and Mikaela Beth Kahn. Their haunting harmonies, moody guitar, and thoughtful lyrics create a captivating atmosphere. The pair met in 2008 while studying music at the University of North Texas. They quickly realized their musical chemistry and began playing together with various bands all over Texas. They’ve recorded albums, and performed everywhere from the Granada in Dallas to The Triple Door in Seattle, and The Gallery (at The Continental Club) in Austin. But now they’ve come together with their own unique expression of Americana. A blend of modern folk, mindful pop, and lush soundscapes.
The duo was recently selected as one of Kerrville Folk Festival’s 2016 New Folk regional finalists, are finalists in NewSong’s national LEAF 2016 Singer-Songwriter Competition, and won top honors in the 2016 Indie International Songwriting Competition (Folk category). Each are highly acclaimed songwriters and performers in their own right as well. Jordan won the John Lennon Songwriting Battle of the Bands competition at the age of 18. He’s also toured the country with his own music and is a sought after guitar player for famous R&B artists like Ndambi and Avant. Mikaela has been a finalist in singer-songwriter competitions like the Telluride Troubadour Competition, Kerrville New Folk Competition, and Mountain Stage NewSong Contest (Southwest region). She is an in-demand vocalist and has sung background vocals for R&B diva, Chrisette Michele, and pop star Ben Folds.
Together Jordan & Mikaela are writing new music, playing shows, and recording their debut EP to be released in Fall 2016. When not in Austin, they can be found touring the country, playing everywhere from seasonal festivals to timeless music halls and intimate living rooms.”
SHOWCASING: March 18th @ 6PM
PRICING: $1250 / $1050 / $950 / $850
Andrew Plan is a soulful singer-songwriter who captivates audiences with his smooth baritone voice, versatile guitar playing, and pop sensibilities, earning comparisons to Ray Lamontagne, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars. During his shows, Andrew draws from a compelling repertoire of heartfelt original material as well as a diverse range of crowd-pleasing covers. Over the past few years Andrew has performed in numerous venues across East Texas, the San Francisco Bay Area, the U.K., and the Philippines. He was a finalist in the 2010 Kollaboration San Francisco Talent Showcase, as well as the 2012 Texas Independent Music Expo songwriter contest. In 2014 Andrew won the grand prize at the Songwriters Lab songwriting competition in Chandler, Texas. Currently Andrew is hard at work writing and polishing material for his debut EP.