The band Spare Change, based in La Grange, NC, got their start in 2002 as a 4 piece band made up of a group of friends. Traveling throughout the southeast, this band grew into what is today one of the most sought after bands in their market. Spare Change has grown to be a favorite for festival goers, corporate parties, wedding receptions, nightclubs and more!
Storytelling is such an art form in small towns that it’s often hard to decipher the simple truth from the embellished legends. But that unique quality fosters some amazing tales. The band Small Town Gossip tells their stories by way of acoustic pop music. Their sweet sound is a rumor just waiting to be spread.
Asheville, North Carolina based recording artist, Matt Williams, is best known for his ability to collaborate while remaining his own musical voice in the studio and on the stage. He has consistently evolved as a songwriter and musician since his debut album, “First Light” (2001), recorded when he was just sixteen years old.
Haste Make was recorded with bassist Jeff Crawford and drummer James Wallace in winter 2010/2011 at Arbor Ridge Studios West in Franklin, NC and at Arbor Ridge Studios in Chapel Hill, and was produced by Crawford and Mandolin Orange. Hard Hearted Stranger was recorded in summer 2011 at Rubber Room Studios in Chapel Hill and features Andrew and Emily alone, produced by Andrew Marlin.
Full of soul and out of control, Kendra Warren is a rising star from Asheville, North Carolina. Her roots reach five generations deep into Asheville’s Spivey Mountain. Kendra’s passion for music burns bright! You will know this to be true when you hear her original song, Spivey Mountain Jam, as she tells the tale of her father burning down 16 acres of Spivey at the age of five.
Chris McCune’s latest recorded works titled “Originals Live From the Heart of the Blue Ridge“ was written, arranged, published and released by the singer-songwriter himself. The response to his body of work and his seventeen handmade tunes has been a positive one.
This born-and-bred North Carolinian has had her roots in music and songwriting all her life; from starting a band with the neighborhood kids in elementary school to working with and learning from professional songwriters and musicians in the past year, Jamie has always lived and breathed music.
Music was never his thing until Brandon was 19 years old. Of course he grew up singing a little here and a little there. Being the son of a choir director, you pretty much have to grow up singing a little bit! After his first year of college, Brandon was literally drug into the music ministry against his will by his brother Zach and friend Eric.
When Jacqui Fehl lived in Los Angeles, she took up beadwork to fill the long hours on the sets of television sitcoms where she worked as a dialogue coach and stand-in for child actors. Jacqui was fortunate to have two of her large beaded art pieces published and featured in exhibits at the Dairy Barn in Ohio and The Folk Art Center in Asheville, NC.
Adam Tanner Born in New York and raised in northern California, Adam was introduced to music via Suzuki Violin training at the age of nine. Adam’s older brother Evan also had a keen interest in music and played the guitar, eventually teaching Adam enough rudiments on that instrument to keep his interest growing.
Ron Jones likes to tell people that he grew up on a North Carolina dairy farm in a whole family of storytellers. Being a part of a large family of six children, parents, grandmothers, and extended family members of aunts, uncles, and many cousins- there was always time for a story and a willing storyteller nearby.
Bob Funk delivers a rhythmic, percussive, americana-influenced acoustic rock - like a hard luck angel casting into the swamp of the wayward, penetrating the soul with irresistible hooks, and reeling in with deft lyricism and the brute force of an unabashedly visceral release of emotion.
Born and raised in North Carolina, Andy Coats has been involved in music since his early teens, when he sang and played in a hard rock band and later a progressive rock band. From there he worked his way back to the genres in which so much rock is rooted: the blues and other roots based music.His passion for this sort of music really came to a head when he was about 25 years of age.
Charles has the uncanny ability to take varied genres and styles, and meld them into something truly his own. Together with a dynamic diversity in his fan base, he is the creative source for a hoard of musical treasures. Hundreds of thousands of listeners have already poured into Charles Alexander’s magic melting pot of muse.
Chasing Pedestrians is a 5 piece rock group from Charlotte, North Carolina. Their sound has been described as refreshing, bright and original.Chasing Pedestrians was formed in early 2009 by singer/pianist Michaela Amato, guitarist Steven Gilmore and drummer Christopher Grunert. After several months they were joined by bassist Jeff Hymes to complete the group.
Jessi Hamilton is a folk-pop singer/songwriter and pianist from Raleigh, NC. Jessi began playing the piano at age four and started writing and recording her first songs at fourteen. In 2004, she released her debut self-titled album, and completed her second album, “Rebirth,” in 2008. She has been named “one of the best independent female artists in the country” by RockRGrl magazine.