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2018 Spring Lineup (more to come…)
Grammy Award winning Steve Earle is a celebrated Texas-bred songwriter, author and actor renowned for his hard-living ways and heartfelt political activism. His unique roots-rock country sound lands with a bouncy twang and a brawny thud, with impassioned lyrics that always stand up for the little guy. With forays into blues and bluegrass, his songs have been recorded by everyone from Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings to Travis Tritt and Vince Gill. Backed by his long time hard-kicking backup band The Dukes, he’s back on the road supporting his swaggering new no-excuses country album “So You Wannabe an Outlaw.”
Fronted by London-born Nigerian singer Eno Williams, Ibibio Sound Machine is a clash of African and electronic elements inspired in equal measure by the golden era of West-African funk & disco and by modern post-punk & electro. Weird and wonderful Nigerian poetic imagery set against an edgy Afro-Electro soundscape produces a wildly diverse mix of global sounds focusing on liberation, power and beauty.
New Orleans-based sisters Leah and Chloe Smith play their own interpretation of Appalachian music, merging art with activism while blending folk, soul, hip hop, classical, southern gospel and more into their own sizzling sound. They tear into the music with sensual prowess, boasting soulful and poetic vocals and eclectic instrumentation. They bring to the world new stories and songs sculpted to embody our human journey and our global community.