Justin Townes Earle
The Lone Bellow
Brandi Carlile has been performing since she was 7 and began
building a hometown fan base when she was in her teens. Today, she
writes and performs insightful music around the world with 2 band mates,
twins Phil and Tim Hanseroth, who provide textured harmonies to her
affecting voice and reflective lyrics.
Her latest release, Bear Creek (2012), explores fresh
territory, creating a unique blend of country, soul, and rock ’n’ roll.
With multifaceted talent and crystalline vocals, it is easy to see why
AllMusic.com hails her as “a singular talent.”
Carlile’s hit “The Story” was used in promotions for General
Motors and the 2008 Summer Olympics. It was also played on the TV show Grey’s Anatomy.
“As a singer, Brandi Carlile is prone to let loose, and her
voice is a visceral marvel; even the falsetto range is red-blooded and
clarion clear.”—American Songwriter
The Lone Bellow,
a folk-rock trio out of Brooklyn, sings earnest songs of romance and
redemption with soft acoustic-based instrumentation and swelling 3-part
harmonies that evoke the emotional intensity of a gospel choir. This
year they released a self-titled debut album that is “full of haunting,
passionate songs that breathe with country soul and a kind of autumnal
Americana Music Award-winner Justin Townes Earle—son
of country legend Steve Earle—mirrors the same traditional sound and
heartfelt songwriting of folk artists past. With 5 albums released in
the last 6 years, this maverick draws in fans with intimate lyrics and
his “snaky baritone [that] has long been a magnetic draw” (The New Yorker).