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Bonnaroo Artist Review: Freelance Whales

May 5, 2011 Amanda 0

This eclectic band has given collaboration a new meaning. After forming in late 2008 through Craigslist and through friends, they began practicing different tones with different instruments, to say the least. Doris Flynn plays bass, harmonium, glockenspiel, synthesizer and sings vocals. Judah Dadone is the lead vocalists, playing banjo and bass and acoustic guitar. Judah, Doris, Chuck, Jacob and Kevin have created a new sound […] […]

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Bonnaroo Artist Review: Railroad Earth

May 5, 2011 Amanda 0

The six band members of the Americana, Progressive bluegrass jam band formed in January 2001. They have made many albums since they came together. Their latest album, Railroad Earth, released in October 2010, has a collaboration of styles in it. The band presents sounds of the banjo, […] […]

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Bonnaroo Artist Review: Sharon Van Etten

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Sharon was born in New Jersey, and she moved to Tennessee to attend Middle Tennessee State University where she was introduced to a wide range of music. She moved back to her hometown and pursued music as a career. Her soulful voice flows in her songs. Her poetry is […] […]

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Bonnaroo Artist Review: Alberta Cross

May 5, 2011 Amanda 0

This British, southern rock feel band has come a long way. The band originally formed with Petter Ericson Stakee, vocals and guitar, and Terry Wolfers, bass guitar. When the two relocated to Brooklyn, the other members, Sam Kearney, Alec Higgins and Austin Beede joined the group. Their strong guitar riffs […] […]

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Bonnaroo Artist Review: Wanda Jackson

May 5, 2011 Amanda 0

The legendary rockabiliy icon, Wanda Jackson is back with a new album, The Party Ain’t Over. Hits on her album include “Shakin’ All Over” and “ Busted.” The 73 year old will rock the Bonnaroo stage this summer with the original country blues […]

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Bonnaroo Artist Review: Abigail Washburn

May 5, 2011 Amanda 0

Abigail, 31, is a perfect example of Americana, bluegrass, old time music! Abigail has traveled to many places and speaks Mandarin Chinese but resides in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a vocalist and a clawhammer […] […]

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Bonnaroo Artist Review: Hayes Carll

May 5, 2011 Amanda 0

Joshua Hayes Carll is an Americana, Folk artist from Austin, Texas. His raw lyrics tell many stories. His influences include legends like Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson and John Prine. Hayes received an Americana Music Award in 2008. He is signed to the Lost Highway label. His autobiographical lyrics […] […]

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Bonnaroo Artist Review: John Townes Earle

May 5, 2011 Amanda 0

Justin Townes Earle, born in Nashville, Tennessee is a true blue Americana, folk and western artist. Son of Steve Earle, Justin has had a great figure to follow after. He has made four albums from 2007 to 2010, and continues to make more incredible music! He has played the Grand Ole Opry in March 2008 and the Bonnaroo stage […] […]