It wasn't hard to feel right at home inside the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, CA. With Jessie Bridges warming up the crowd (and successfully so) before Paul Knowles and Nicole Storto of New American Farmers took the stage. Freight and Salvage Coffee House is a historically rich home-away-from-home for both musicians and listeners alike.
New American Farmers
Friday, September 5th, New American Farmers will perform at Great American Music Hall in celebration of the release of their upcoming long player, The Farmacology Sessions, which will be available on September 5th for concert attendees and officially released on October 14th. The band will be performing tracks from their upcoming release and favorites from their debut, Brand New Day.
Paul Knowles and Nicole Storto keep it real as a banana peel, and whole heartedly encourage the listener to grow their own fruits and vegetables, with Brand New Day. In their words; “The songs are about the human experience, putting a spotlight on those that are less fortunate, songs about having different viewpoints from the accepted norms when it comes to immigration, food, philosophy and materialism.
New American Farmers (Paul Knowles and Nicole Storto) are writing their manifesto of independence through music. Much as people are moving away from corporate food supply, they see people also moving away from the corporate structure of music. “People seek out local, in-season and chemical-free food”, says Knowles, “we would like to see people doing the same with music.”Paul Knowles and Nicole Storto spent most of the last decade performing and recording as Mars, Arizona winning fans with their original brand of cosmic Amer