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Singer-songwriter Eryn Bent has been enchanting audiences since age 14, with her powerhouse vocals and honest, gritty songwriting. Born and raised in Montana, Eryn has deep, Western roots that shine through her Americana, folk-style songwriting. She has played all over the West coast, forever planting her musical magic in the hearts of those who listen to her. Eryn is a trained vocalist with years of private training under her belt, which gives her the incredible range and ability to showcase her…
Once you become familiar with Boris's songs and his sandpapered-velvet voice you will be spoiled! These days "Americana" is a serious trend with lots of people jumping on the wagon. Just one listen and you know that Boris is the real deal. He has a delicious way of describing experiences from the everyday to the bizarre that make you take notice: "tiny hairs on tiny flowers, every inch of the earth is alive, take a dive!" Now get a look through…
Metal Monday with Dysphotic. Hailing from the high desert of Santa Fe, New Mexico comes the powerhouse of incessant darkness that is Dysphotic. Featuring musicians already prolific in local scenes, Dysphotic hosts a cruel concoction of metal's most sinister offerings. With an intent on capitalizing on a vision of relentless darkness, Dysphotic’s wide array of influences translate into a hybridization of pummeling, grinding death metal and menacing black metal, bound together tightly by sweeping undercurrents of doom.
Santa Fe-based songwriter and author David Berkeley writes songs capable of both breaking and mending the heart. The San Francisco Chronicle calls him a “musical poet,” and the New York Times praises his “lustrous, melancholy voice with shades of Tim Buckley and Nick Drake.” He was a guest on This American Life, and he’s won many songwriting awards and honors including ASCAPs Johnny Mercer Songwriting Award. $10 Cover http://holdmyticket.com/event/323031-david-berkeley
St Range opening, playing from 7:00-8:30. St. Range is the culmination of many lives who have influenced what would become one of The American Southwest’s most creative and hard-working true rock acts. Described as “young outlaws” the members of St. Range have battled through many a hardship and hurdle in the process of bringing their brand of “desert rock” to the ears of the region. Headlining North by North, 9:00-11:30. Hailing from the land of brutal winters and deep dish pizza,…
What started out as an Ornette Coleman cover band, became so much more when it branched out with compositions by Thelonious Monk, Mihaly Dresch, Kenny Wheeler, Thomas Chapin, Wayne Shorter, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, and Bela Bartok. OrnEtc. is also focused on original tunes. Lesser known standards and raucous originals are melody-driven, and played without traditional chordal instruments to emphasize the interplay between melody, improvisation, and the rhythm-section.
The Pleasure Pilots is a six or more piece band hailing from New Mexico, specializing in old school styles of Rhythm 'n Blues and their own original music...playing songs of the greats, such as Amos Milburn, Louis Jordan, Albert King, T-Bone Walker, Ray Charles and Fats Domino, to name a few. With a driving rhythm section, powerful vocals and musicianship, plus a horn section of top-notch players, they make an exciting line-up and an undeniably compelling force behind dancing feet.
JReynolds & The High Vibes formed in early 2018 in the mountainous desert of Santa Fe. They are always exploring new realms of sonic bliss and can be described as a psychedelic funk rock group with lyrical ideas that promote one love, peace and the expansion of consciousness.
Nosotros is one of the most recognizable Latin bands, in the Southwest United States. They have twice been featured on NPR’s Alt Latino, twice been named winners in the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Competition, been awarded 12 NM Music Awards and have shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music. This 9-piece, Latin music powerhouse, seamlessly combines Latin rhythms with elements of Rock, Salsa, Jazz and Cumbia creating an original sound that is unmistakably Nosotros. But M.E. Schenck…
The Long Gone is the latest musical project from Santa Fe singer/songwriter/chef James Campbell. This project also features Miguel Velasquez on drums. The Long Gone perform melodic original music with elements of folk, country, rock and alternative. The band has been described as “poetic folk cinema with sweet vocal harmonies and a rock backbeat.”
Benny Bassett is an acoustic rocker from Albuquerque, New Mexico. His music features songs that are "honest, engaging and well-crafted; each one sung with purpose and intent with Benny all the while pulling great hooks, leads and accompaniment from his acoustic guitar." - Radio DJ Bobby Guy, of Kalamazoo 102.5.
Shannon Brackett is a singer-songwriter currently based in Santa Fe. Born and raised in Oklahoma, she was part of Austin's music community for many years. For the past two years, she has called the road her home, finding tuneful amusement in mountains, open roads, skyscrapers, oceans and tall trees - her ukulele and guitar riding shotgun. Shannon's songs are seasoned with the highway, heartaches and the beautiful moments in between.
Alex grew up in Santa Fe New Mexico surrounded by a lively artistic and cultural landscape. Raised on the music of Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, and Elvis Presley, he began songwriting during his teenage years and toured the southwest with his band through the 2000s. He currently performs as a solo performer and also with his band for select shows. He strives to express a blues style that is equal parts classic and innovative.
This psychedelic super-group of somewhat latent Dead fanaticism was born out of a nostalgic whim and has proven to be not only an accurate, heartfelt tribute to the legendary band but a new telling of the Grateful Dead story complete with three part harmony vocals, elongated, far-reaching improvisatory sections, contrapuntal melodic voices, and solid rhythmic structure. $20 Cover, includes champagne toast
Since his Alligator debut 30 years ago, Southern blues-rock guitar wizard, vocalist and songwriter Tinsley Ellis has become a bona fide worldwide guitar hero. He makes his triumphant return to Alligator Records with his powerful new album, Winning Hand. Armed with his signature molten licks, melodic riffs and rousing, intense solos, Ellis, as his legions of fans will attest, is among the blues world’s best-loved, hardest working and most well-travelled statesmen. To get tickets: $22 ($25 at the door)…