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Like John Hammond and a handful of other musicians whose careers began in the 1960s blues revival, guitarist, singer and songwriter Chris Smither can take pride in the fact that he's been there since the beginning. This self-described "one-man band to the bone" uses mostly his blues guitar and his foot tapping to create memorable blues sounds. Smither's 2012 album "Hundred Dollar Valentine" represents his past, present and future in music.
The Wood Brothers
Oliver Wood, of the blues-roots band King Johnson, and Chris Wood, of the instrumental jazz trio Medeski Martin & Wood, grew up in Boulder, CO but never really found their own musical chemistry until after they'd forged their own, individual paths for 15 years. After years of musical and geographical separation, they decided to unite and create rootsy music that blends blues, folk and rock music in a way that melds their sibling harmonies and the music they loved as kids together into one...
With charisma and amazing stage presence, singer-songwriter Martin Sexton presents an original fusion of blues, soul, jazz, folk and rock. A child of the '80s but at heart a troubadour akin to the independent voices of the '60s and '70s, the Syracuse, New York, native is currently promoting a new album of old music spanning his career, "Best of Martin Sexton, Vol. I."
Paula Poundstone has long been considered one of the most original comedians in the business. Legendary for her razor-sharp wit and wry, intelligent humor, she's a master at spontaneous interaction with a crowd. One of Comedy Central's Top 100 Comics of All Time, Poundstone is a popular panelist on NPR's weekly comedy news quiz "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" Her second book, "The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness" (Algonquin Books), debuted on May 9, 2017, and...
Songwriter and musical storyteller Tom Russell mixes country music and folk while singing songs that deal with matters of the heart. Russell is an American legend whose songs have been recorded by such icons as Johnny Cash, Dave Van Ronk, Jerry Jeff Walker, Doug Sahm, Joe Ely, Nanci Griffith, Iris Dement, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott, among others.