After spending the last decade in the Pacific Northwest, Mimi Naja has made her way from Portland, OR to her new Nashville home. Raised in the outskirts of Atlanta, the urban south beckoned her spirit when touring paused. As a founding member of roots-rock sweethearts Fruition, Mimi began her professional music career as one of three friends busking on the streets of Portland in 2008. As buzz grew around Fruition’s alluring three-part harmonies and community-bonding dance floor, they took their show to stages around the country.
On Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday November 25, A Harvest Celebration with Vince Herman & Friends will air on Instrumenthead Live at 8pm EST and again at 8pm PST. Vince says, “Come and join us, have a little music with Mimi Naja, Kyle Tuttle, the Davisson Brothers, and Kylie Frey. We are gonna have a harvest celebration Thanksgiving style 2020 with pickin’ and singin’ and dancin’ and movin,’... It's gonna be fun!”
On the heels of their critically acclaimed pair of 2019-2020 releases, Portland-based roots rockers Fruition have just released another two-pack of their signature sound; a two-track single featuring “For You,” a fan favorite from Broken at the Break of Day, and a brand new song, “Stand With You,” a direct message to those continuously on the front lines of the
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are faced with no choice but to postpone the first JBE Triple A SummitFest in Boulder, CO, scheduled for August 4-7, 2020, until August 2021. While we were looking forward to seeing all of our friends and colleagues as we celebrate the Triple A format, the priority is the health and safety of everyone in our Triple A community and the citizens of Boulder, CO, which has hosted us every summer for close to three decades.
This evening, April 23rd, Portland, OR’s own Fruition premieres a pro-shot full length concert film that captures the biggest headline show of their career. Tonight caps a five week run of weekly hangs with their fans on their Facebook page called “The Thursday Thing with Fruition”. Each of the bands’ three singers Mimi Naja, Kellen Asebroek, and Jay Cobb Anderson have hosted a Thursday night, playing Fruition originals, covers, and solo tunes from their homes.
In lieu of WinterWonderGrass Tahoe—which was set to take place this weekend and has since been postponed to April 2021 with the original lineup in tact—the producers of WinterWonderGrass are excited to announce WWG TV, set to launch this coming Friday, March 27th at 6:00 pm MT (5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET). Viewers can tune into the livestream via the festival's official Facebook page.
WinterWonderGrass California Shares Grass After Dark Series Feat. Infamous Stringdusters, Fruition, Kitchen Dwellers & More
With WinterWonderGrass Colorado set to kick off this weekend in Steamboat Springs, CO for another sold-out year, and the California-edition of the festival set to take place next month, today the festival shares details on their official late-night series, Grass After Dark, for their March event.
Hot on the heels of their recent release, Wild As The Night, Portland-based roots-rock darlings Fruition have just released another brand new collection of songs, Broken at the Break of Day. The new seven-song album was recorded in between tour dates in Fruition drummer Tyler Thompson’s newly constructed home studio, and like Fruition’s past releases, this collection of songs won’t fit into one box.