North of Nashville – because I still can’t believe that all that joyful noise comes from just two guys.
Glenn Yoder and the Western States – because “hail, hail rock n’ roll”, and these folks rock and roll.
Mando Mania – mandolins…a lot of them. Because that is what my version of heaven looks and sounds like.
Session Americana (2?) – because we need a reason to have more SA shows in town in 2014.
Jeff Byrd and Dirty Finch – because the best parts of “songs with hooks and harmonies” can rock.
Cold Chocolate – because Bluegrass needs more funk/soul infusion.
Joe Fletcher – because he’s Joe Fletcher…and we need an acoustic solo record from this guy with stripped down great tunes.
Mark Whitaker – because the world needs more ungodly talented banjo songwriters.
Anna Rae -because the world needs more honest, beautiful music.
Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards – because harmonies are what makes music beautiful.
Kate Redgate - because rock bands lead by a badass gal are excellent.
Michelle Lewis – because a beautiful voice and picked guitar can make you smile a mile wide.
Rob Flax – because he probably plays all the string instruments on this thing...better than you can.
Pesky J. Nixon - because dudes with beards can sing heart warming, beautiful songs.
John Mailander – because fiddle is f***ing awesome and John is the awesomest.
Mark Kilianski – because bluegrass guitar is f***ing awesome.
Dave Alpert – because sad, blunt, honest songs can sound upbeat.
Carlin Tripp - because he's got one of those comforting voices, you will like him.
Danielle Miraglia – because everybody got the blues, but this gal can sing em for us.
Christian McNeill - because he was off on that island too long and we missed his wonderful songs here in town.
Nathan Bell - because I am not that familiar with Nathan, but I am damn intrigued in my first listen.
Susan Cattaneo – because we need someone making Boston look good in Nashville.
Tracie Potochnik – because we need a gal that can tell a damn good story through song.
Abbie Barrett – because part 1 and 2 of the EP series were so damn good, we are begging for the third.
Sarah Borges – because she proves that girls can rock harder than guys.
6 East – because pop sentiment in acoustic folk makes you feel good.
Butcher’s Blind - because (and I quote myself) "this is alt-country music at its finest"
Matt Robert - because this dude can pick with the best of them.
Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers – because we need Charles River Delta music in this city…get dancing and shaking.
Patrick Coman – because good songwriting isn’t dead.
Comanchero – because jam bands can write great tunes and we need more jams.
The Curtis Mayflower - because I don't know what to call their music, but it makes me feel groovy.
Jenee Halstead - because whatever the "it" that people talk about is...this girl has "it".
Allysen Callery – because it’s going to be traditional British Isle tunes. We need to rep the traditions people!