Cliff Westfall writes songs about heartache, loss, addiction… you know, funny songs. Or he can turn on a dime and dive headlong into a sentimental weeper. The Kentucky native delivers with a mixture of wit and bravado that, for Westfall, is central to what country music is all about.
Hungry March Band has been performing for over twenty years and is a potpourri of genuine musical talent. The downtown NYC institution has gained a cult following and garner critical accolades, including Time Out NYC which described them as, “NYC’s finest guerrilla ambulatory music ensemble.” The band wields many styles, referencing dub, rock, ska, metal, and various Latin traditions; all the while maintaining a punk heart and creating their own flamboyant sound.
Stroll Down Penny Lane is a live concert of songs by the most iconic songwriter of our time. The music is embellished with stories, evocative images, a musical education of sorts, and animation. Stroll Down Penny Lane will play at the historic and elegant Bellevue Club on Lake Merritt.
Singer/Songwriter Phil Cook is gearing up for the release of PEOPLE ARE MY DRUG, a collection of roots and gospel-infused songs written with a common message of community in each track. PAMD comes out June 1 on Psychic Hotline/Thirty Tigers. Pre-order PEOPLE ARE MY DRUG here.
In a vast ocean of artists trying to find their sound, duo Towne’s new album Audacious - out tomorrow - is just that: a bold fusion of alternative pop with folk country undertones and a convicted vocal from Steevie Steeves that confidently proves they’ve found what some never will.
Equally as enticing is the lyric to each song, crafted in a way that presents a refreshing take on subject matter anyone can identify with. A glowing example is latest single, “Camouflage.”
Americana songwriter CoCo O’Connor is poised to release her new album, This Ol’ War, on June 8, 2018, and she’s embarked on a PledgeMusic campaign with a special message. CoCo’s PledgeMusic has two goals: 1) to help bring in funds to cover the CD and Vinyl replications costs of the new album, and 2) to contribute financial help and visibility to the work of the Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary.