From South Armagh Ireland; Ben Reels career which now spans almost 20 years receiving critical acclaim from radio & press from around the world with numerous high profile TV & Radio appearances like BBC & RTE and Dutch NPO radio 1, supporting names like Jools Holland, Alabama 3, The Cranberries and has collaborated musically with such names as Hal Ketchum, The Blockheads and co wrote and performed with some of Nashville's finest, David Olney, John Hadley, Sergio Webb, Irene Kelley.
FRED GILLEN JR.
Fred Gillen Jr is a singer/ songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist from New York's artistically rich Hudson Valley. In his songwriting and in performance he has never been afraid to take on controversial or politically-charged topics, and is equally at home writing love songs and sing-along anthems. He seamlessly incorporates folk, punk, rock, spoken word, country, and Americana styles into his music.
JENNY LOU DREW
Since the release of Rockbiter, Jenny Lou Drew’s sophomore solo record, the Maine artist has been collecting accolades from near and far, including a nom for Best in State alongside The Ghost of Paul Revere in the 2019 New England Music Awards. On August 5th, just prior to the release of Rockbiter, Portland Press Herald Music Writer Aimsel Ponti announced, “I’m going to make a bold statement and declare (Rockbiter) the local album of the year.”
Portland talent buyer and promoter Lauren Wayne responded to the record with, “I haven’t heard someone come out of Maine with this kind of voice since Ray LaMontagne.”
A talented and captivating east coast original artist with the ability to make a crowded room suddenly stand still and listen. Singer-songwriter Laura Bowman utilizes a folk music sensibility and a touch of country in her soulful vocal performances.