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MISS LONELY HEARTS
CALIFORNIA OUTLAW COUNTRY (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.misslonelyheartsband.com

Ameripolitan Award nominee for Outlaw Group of the Year 2017

Miss Lonely Hearts plays weddings, funerals & divorce parties.
With their hard driving honkey tonk sound, MLH has packed bar rooms and dance halls all up and down the West Coast, and opened for nationally touring acts like The Devil Makes Three, Eileen Jewel, and Brothers Comatose.

WATCH THEIR VIDEO HERE
McCOY TYLER BAND
AMERICANA (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.mccoytylerband.com

The McCoy Tyler Band is a progressive acoustic trio based in Santa Cruz, CA. Their music fuses elements of traditional folk, bluegrass, old-school country, blues, and more. Tyler’s impactful songwriting and unique arrangements paired with the band’s high-energy live set make them one of the most intriguing up and coming bands in the Bay Area and beyond.

WATCH THEIR VIDEO HERE
ABALONE GREY
FOLK (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.abalonegrey.com

Strong vocal harmonies, engaging soulful lyrics and unique melodies make up the backbone of the band Abalone Grey. The band formed in late 2014 on the north coast of Santa Cruz, CA. As a group they showcase a strong collection of musical talent, translating into folk love ballads, murderous melodies and foot stomping rhythms.

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KAY MARIE
AMERICANA (Bay Area, CA)
www.kaymariemusic.com

Kay Marie channels the spirit of Americana trailblazers with powerful and passionate vocals, bringing a time-honored yet distinctive sound to the modern stage. With an inherent love for songwriting and a solid band beside her, she is celebrating the success of a 2014 CD debut, a 2015 Ameripolitan Music Award nomination, and is continuing to generate buzz throughout the Rockabilly and Roots Music world.

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SUZANNE WILDE
VINTAGE COUNTRY WESTERN (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.suzannewildeandtheblackhats.com

Suzanne Wilde plays original, vintage-style country western music and classic country covers. Her songs of heartache, restraining orders, dirty dishes and whisky-soaked regret are delivered with soulful vocals, a driving beat and plenty of twang to get you dancing, laughing and crying in your beer.

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LAURA BENITEZ & THE HEARTACHE
COUNTRY/ ROCKABILLY (Bay Area, CA)
www.laurabenitezandtheheartache.com 

Laura Benitez and the Heartache use the three chord tools of country music to tell the simple, unvarnished truth about love, too much whiskey, and the call of the road. Their songs range from honky-tonk shuffles to rock 'n' roll numbers to sweet old time waltzes.

WATCH THEIR VIDEO HERE
FRANKIE BOOTS & THE COUNTY LINE
AMERICANA (Santa Rosa, CA)
www.frankiebootsmusic.com

Frankie Boots And The County Line are an award winning folk rock/Americana band roaring out of the San Francisco Bay Area with a penchant for painting vivid images of late nights, lost love, and the grittier side of life. Their visceral sound sprung from a primordial soup of horns, pedal steel guitar, banjo, mandolin, keys, guitars, bass, and drums.

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JESSE DANIEL
AMERICANA/ COUNTRY (Ben Lomond, CA)
www.jessedanielmusic.weebly.com

Raised in an old barn, deep in a mountain range, up-and-coming songwriter Jesse Daniel possesses an authenticity one would only find in a person who has lived the highs and lows he sings about. With classic country influence, and notes of blues driven rock & roll, Jesse lends himself to a unique Americana sound.

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CAROLYN SILLS COMBO
SPAGHETTI WESTERN SWING (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.carolynsills.com

2016 Academy of Western Artist & Ameripolitan Award nominee for Western Swing Group of the Year

“… the band flawlessly fuses classic country, rockabilly, blues and Western swing into a timeless Americana sound... a fresh twist on traditional music that shows maturity and an appreciation for the genres that shaped it." – Western Horseman Magazine

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SEAN CARSCADDEN
AMERICANA (Sonoma, CA)
www.seancmusic.com/

With a crack team of musicians, the Sean Carscadden Trio is one of the most exciting bands in Northern California. Playing a mix of Blues, New Orleans Funk, Folk and old time songs with a contemporary touch, the group is energetic and known to gets some folks dancing!

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WINDY HILL
BLUEGRASS (San Francisco, CA)
www.windyhillbluegrass.com

It's immediately evident at a Windy Hill show that the band is excited about bluegrass music and have big fun picking and singing. They're becoming increasingly well-known – and are winning awards – for their entertaining performances.

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THE PAINTED HORSES
FOLK (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.thepaintedhorsesmusic.com/

The Painted Horses are a folk band from the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. Denys Kozakis, a Santa Cruz local, and Natosha Wengreen, growing up back and forth between Logan, Utah and Placervile, Ca, discovered their mutual love for songwriting and singing harmonies and started the project along with their good friend and musical partner Jon Payne on bass.

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THE ABBOTT BROTHERS
AMERICANA (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.abbottbrothers.com

Tight sibling harmonies. Blazing bluegrass-fueled solos. Classic honky-tonk/country songs, old-time brother duets, and everything in between. Fresh takes on time-tested gems of old.

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SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAIN STRING TRIO
AMERICANA (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.facebook.com/santacruzmtnstringtrio

The Santa Cruz Mountain String Trio strikes the balance between the energy of hard driving old time fiddle tunes and the nuance of early jazz string band music.

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EARNEST LOVERS
HONKY TONK (Portland, OR)
www.theearnestlovers.com

The Earnest Lovers are vintage honky tonk heartbreak seranaders Pete Krebs (Hazel, Stolen Sweets, Portland Playboys) and Leslie Beia (Copper & Coal, The Lowburners). An alliance forged from their mutual and devoted love of the golden era of country duets, the Lovers have set out to capture that classic sound and to invigorate it with new life in the form of original compositions.

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THE PODUNK POETS
HONKY TONK (Los Angeles, CA)
www.thepodunkpoets.com

The Podunk Poets are a rowdy, duet-fronted band with a unique sound inspired by honkytonk and classic country. They have been on the bill with the likes of Sturgill Simpson and Tim McGraw at Stagecoach, Merle Haggard at Ink-N-Iron, LA and San Diego Pride Festivals, and have performed around the southwest at legendary venues such as Hotel Café, House of Blues, Grand Ole Echo, The Autry, and Pappy & Harriet's

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BONANZA KING
COUNTRY SWING (Winters, CA)
www.bonanzakingband.com

When Bonanza king plays, first time listeners often think they’re hearing old classics, but there’s a good chance that song was just written yesterday. Using her ability to write from the heart, powerhouse singer and songwriter Kari King pens melodies and lyrics which resonate with the audience in a way that’s timeless.

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STEEP RAVINE
BLUEGRASS (San Francisco, CA)
www.steepravineband.com

“Steep Ravine's personal mix of acoustic string band styles, drawing from jazz and swing, folk and bluegrass, is as refreshing as the western breezes blowing off the Pacific.” — Laurie Lewis, Grammy award-winning bluegrass and folk musician

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BOTTOM DWELLERS
AMERICANA (Woodland, CA)
www.bottomdwellersmusic.com

The Bottom Dwellers are a four-piece Americana band from Woodland, California. Formed in 2003, the group has three full-length releases, and has opened for acts like Billy Joe Shaver, Dale Watson,and The Detailers. With original songs ranging from twangy and gritty to sweet and creepy, the Bottom Dwellers have a uniquely Northern-Californian sound.

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MELISSA RUTH & THE LIKELY STORIES
DOO-WOP TWANG (MEDFORD, OR)
www.melissaruthmusic.com

Band leader and songwriter, Melissa Ruth's work tends toward the darker side of life, recalling stories of lost lovers, dusty barrooms, and sticky summer nights, illuminated by her smoky alto voice, beloved 1958 Guild guitar, and the long, lonesome lines that her band is known for.

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ALABAMA BOWTIES
BLUEGRASS (San Francisco, CA)
www.alabamabowties.com

The Alabama Bow Ties are a group of young, voracious bluegrass pickers with plenty of history and experience. Dedicated to precision playing of the masters' classics, we are happy to bring traditional bluegrass into the hearts of audiences far and wide.

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PONY HUNT
FOLK (Oakland, OR)
www.ponyhunt.com

Pony Hunt is an Oakland based band, by way of Chicago, IL., combining their love for country, blues, soul & Doo-Wop. Featuring Jessie Antonick on lead vocals and guitar, Teri Sage on back-up vocals & Christian Cummings on guitar. Jessie's guitar playing is reminiscent of delta blues with a tin pan alley flare.

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EVENING BELL
AMERICANA (Seattle, WA)
www.eveningbellband.com

The new collaboration between Seattle songwriters Hart Kingsbery (Davidson Hart Kingsbery) and Caitlin Sherman (Slow Skate, Sunday Evening Whiskey Club) with Jason Merculief (Alela Diane, Sera Cahoone, J. Tillman), on drums and Aaron Harmonson on bass. Songs filled with tremolo soaked desert guitar, barroom piano solos, ghost town duets and western instrumentals.

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FLASH CRASH & THUNDER
CALIFORNIA COUNTRY (San Jose, CA)
www.reverbnation.com/flashcrashandthunder

Flash Crash & Thunder is a hard-hitting band steeped in the California Bakersfield side of country music. Pulling material from such legendary California country legends such as Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, The Maddox Brothers & Rose as well their own originals, Flash Cash & Thunder puts on a a great show.

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ROSELIT BONE
APOCALYPTIC COUNTRY (Portland, OR)
www.roselitbone.bandcamp.com

Roselit Bone play apocalyptic, psychedelic country & western with a Nick Cave/Gun Club/Lee Hazlewood vibe. They are an 8-piece with horn section, flute player, and pedal steel and have a epic live sound.

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THE GANGES RIVER BAND
COUNTRY (Seattle, WA)
www.thegangesriverband.com

The Ganges River band hails from Seattle, WA-a place not usually associated with country music. Yet it is where singer/songwriter AP Dugas and bassist Steven Burnett finally gave into their Texas roots and formed a country band that quickly became a part of the thriving country/folk scene. Their self-titled debut album made it onto the airwaves of KEXP & they were named the Best Country Band by Seattle Weekly in 2013.

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KAT FACTOR
JAZZ/ SWING (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.facebook.com/katfactormusic

Drawing inspiration from Sarah Vaughan, Factor’s smoldering vocals are well-suited for the jazz-fusion she performs both as a solo artist & with her folk band, Abalone Grey." With a wide variety of experience; Kat is always ready to show her versatility through live performance while crossing through many time periods and genres.

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THE BEAR FLAG TRIO
HILLBILLY HONKYTONK (Sacramento, CA)
www.facebook.com/bearflagtrio

We are a high energy, old time hillbilly and high harmony country music band. We all switch instruments and take turns singing.

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SLOWMOTION COWBOYS
AMERICANA (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.slowmotioncowboys.com

Slow Motion Cowboys are the sound and conscience of the West, so easily forgotten in the rear view of the fast paced world we live in today. The group has toured the country extensively, collecting songs and collaborators to complete their own brand of Americana. With a stripped down approach to songwriting, the tunes resonate with honesty and beauty under the framework of traditional country arrangements.

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MISISIPI MIKE WOLF
OUTLAW COUNTRY (San Francisco, CA)
www.facebook.com/Misisipi-Mike-and-the-Midnight-Gamblers-210088012349220

Misisipi Mike Wolf is known as the Big Papa of Bay Area roots music, having lead successful country, bluegrass, and Americana bands in the Bay Area since the early '00s. He has toured Europe and the US several times and his songs have been heard in many major network television shows and major motion pictures.

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SPURS
FOLK (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.facebook.com/spurs.band

Spurs is an avant-folk group from Santa Cruz. Our six-piece instrumentation includes male/female vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, lap steel, cello, upright bass, and drums.

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JOSHUA LOWE & THE JUNCOS
FOLK (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.joshualowemusic.com

Switching between high-energy, foot-stomping roots music and the intimacy of the singer/songwriter sound Joshua Lowe and the Juncos embrace several American musical traditions at once: folk, blues, jazz, old-timey, and country.

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THE GOOD BAD
BLUEGRASS (San Francisco, CA)
www.thegoodbadmusic.com

The Good Bad bring a raucous and high energy take on the string band sound. With great stage presence and songwriting that combines influences ranging from Scruggs to Sublime, from the Devil Makes Three to the delta blues. Vocal harmony and versatility are the staple of their craft and they've honed it to deliver a true good time sound that goes best with a dash of whiskey.

WATCH THEIR VIDEO HERE
AMEE & THE WHISKEY SEA
AMERICANA (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.ameechapman.com

With a voice that conveys both the brutal honesty of a changing California and the tender footed sweetness of its past, Amee Chapman maintains a meandering love affair with the roots of American music and with the oft times bitter realities of rural soul.

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MISNER & SMITH
FOLK (Davis, CA)
www.misnerandsmith.com

Misner & Smith's combination of vocal blend, lyrical potency, and diverse songwriting make this duo one of the most unique and loved Bay Area bands on the scene today. The duo create an extraordinarily full sound for two people and their award-winning original songs range from folk to rock to Americana to bluegrass, but essentially are something all their own, defined by the story each song tells.

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DUST IN MY COFFEE
COWBOY MUSIC (Auburn, CA)
www.dustinmycoffee.com

Dust in My Coffee is simply a cowboy band capturing the spirit of the North American West. The band performs and writes original songs that express many of their own experiences. The lead singer/song writer is a cowboy who shares his vision of the folklore and western way of life through his music.

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DANNY MORRIS & THE CALIFORNIA STARS
OUTLAW COUNTRY (Sacramento, CA)
www.thecaliforniastars.com

Danny Morris & the California Stars’ lineup features past and present members of such notable regional and national acts as The Earl Brothers, Dave Gleason’s Wasted Days, The Loved Ones, The McAllisters, and 50-Watt Heavy. They are heavily influenced by country greats like Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, and Johnny Cash.

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JENNY DON'T AND THE SPURS
OUTLAW COUNTRY (Portland, OR)
www.jennydontandthespurs.bandcamp.com

Jenny Don't and the Spurs bring a variety of musical styles and a formidable wealth of experience to the stage. While the sound of the Spurs is original and draws from deep wells of personal experience, the band pays stylistic homage to the greats of the genre – Patsy Cline, Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams Sr., Loretta Lynne, and all the rest of the real players from the 1940s and 50s…

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BART BUDWIG
OUTLAW AMERICANA (Enterprise, OR)
www.bartbudwig.com

Bart Budwig doesn’t write the big songs. He writes the songs about the places between the hills, in the draws and hidden canyons where truth is a little more in focus, stories can take their time gettin’ told, heartbreak is a place of deep reflection, and melodies don’t have to wear rhinestone suits or drive new, shiny, cars to be beautiful.

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MILLION DOLLAR GIVEAWAY
HONKY TONK (Sacramento, CA)
www.reverbnation.com/milliondollargiveaway

MDG is honky tonk trio from Sacramento, CA. We play home grown country, blues & americana songs that you can drink, dance and stomp to.

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JAIME WYATT
COUNTRY (Los Angeles, CA
www.jaimewyatt.com

Jaime Wyatt is a striking figure that walks the Earth with an old soul. Her voice is a force, both rich and clear, which draws people in. Comparisons are frequently drawn to Neko Case, Stevie Nicks and at times she has been anointed a female Tom Petty. However, Nancy Wilson of Heart professed loving Wyatt’s “Punk Rock attitude.”

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THE VIVANTS
AMERICANA (San Francisco, CA)
www.thevivants.com

Hailing from San Francisco, The Vivants find their musical faith in the inspiring traditions of Southern music and showmanship. The acoustic quartet recently completed their first full-length CD, Western Addition; the album shimmers with western swing, early jazz, tapdancing, rockabilly and old-time country harmonies throughout.

WATCH THEIR VIDEO HERE
KYLE O'BRIEN
AMERICANA (San Francisco, CA)
www.kyleobrienmusic.com

Kyle O’Brien & The Bullet Band feature Americana style entertainment featuring danceable & exciting tunes played mostly acoustically. Band-leader Kyle O’Brien is a long-time professional, having played in a family band as a child and many of the busiest Bay Area bands. The Bullet Band includes some of the best instrumentalists in the Bay… “making people dance wherever we go”.

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THE BITTER DIAMONDS
OUTLAW COUNTRY (San Francisco, CA)
www.bitterdiamonds.com

The Bitter Diamonds play Old School Country for modern times. Come on in, you'll be glad you did. The Bitter Diamonds were born when Charles Verlin finished a thermos of day old coffee in the parking lot of the Say When Casino in McDermitt, NV.

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TREVOR McSPADDEN
COUNTRY (San Marcos, TX)
www.trevormcspadden.com

Primed in Texas dancehalls and seasoned in the nightclubs of Chicago, Trevor McSpadden is a genuine country & western troubadour. His voice gets right to the heart, and his songs go down smooth. Now based in California, Trevor mixes Lone Star twang, Windy City grit and West Coast sparkle for a potent country cocktail.

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WILD IRIS
FOLK (Santa Cruz, CA)
www.wildirissantacruz.com

Wild Iris is the culmination of efforts from Bryan Shelton and Kate Mullikin who formed the band in the fall of 2013 after meeting at a beachside convenience store. Bryan was playing a big, black guitar and Kate started improvising a melody to compliment it. They hadn’t shared more than a few words before they were writing their next song. Bryan already had the name ‘Wild Iris’ in mind and Kate dug the double meaning.

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BIG IRON
HONKY TONK COUNTRY (Fair Oaks, CA)
www.thisisbigiron.com

High-energy masters of Bakersfield-style honky-tonk tunes that sound as authentic as when they first hit the AM radio airwaves and jukeboxes.

WATCH THEIR VIDEO HERE
DAN FRECHETTE & LAUREL THOMSEN
FOLK (Bonny Doon, CA)
www.danandlaurel.ca

Enjoy a night of beautiful harmony, storytelling, songwriting, voices in harmony, and a remarkable chemistry of two fantastic musicians!

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TIMOTHY O'NEIL BAND
AMERICANA (Sonoma, CA)

Rooted in the Sonoma County Americana scene, Timothy O'Neil Band bares its influences of punk-rock and mixes it into songs, nodding to genres of bluegrass, folk, and singer-songwriter. Timothy O'Neil Band's new record entitled "T.O.B.", contains energy-ridden steam-punk anthems and soulfully honest folk ballads with an undeniable edge in their sound. Be prepared to sing along and have one hell of a good time.

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LISA MARIE JOHNSTON
AMERICANA (Oakland, CA)
www.lisamariejohnston.com

Imagine if Shania Twain became a stoner and had a love child with Neil Young, and Willie Nelson was the godfather. :) Americana tunes with stoner, hippie, NorCal, girl power, fuck yeah vibes.

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PINE STREET RAMBLERS
ACOUSTIC ROOTS (Auburn, CA)

The Pine Street Ramblers are a four piece band from the Sierra Nevada foothills performing original and classic good time roots music. The Ramblers draw inspiration from a variety of musical styles, including folk, bluegrass, country, and good old-fashion roots rock. Their high energy sound is a refreshing take on the typical modern string-band.

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ABALONE GREY

FOLK (Santa Cruz, CA) www.abalonegrey.com Strong vocal harmonies, engaging soulful lyrics and unique melodies make up the backbone of the band Abalone Grey. The band formed in late 2014 on the north coast of Santa Cruz, CA. As a group they showcase a strong collection of musical talent, translating into folk love ballads, murderous melodies and foot stomping rhythms. WATCH THEIR VIDEO HERE

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