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Aircrafting – New York, New York
Alpenglow – Burlington, VT
Alpenglow’s music has been described as “swooning, harmony-laden stuff… laced with arcing fiddle, shimmering keys and healthy doses of ringing guitar punch.”
American Honey Band – Utica, NY
American Honey Band consists of Philip Acuri (acoustic guitar/vocals), Tony Semenitilli (electric guitar/vocals), Scot Raymond (keyboard/vocals), and Tom Taubert on drums. They bring you the sounds of country music with a little bite to it.
Aviva Jaye – Brooklyn, NY
Aviva Jaye is a Brooklyn-based artist and performer who loves connecting with people at the intersection of heart, brain and art. A trained vocalist and multi-instrumentalist raised on old movie-musicals, classical, Motown and pop, she is dedicated to empathy and diversity through music. From the studio to the stage, Aviva takes a homespun approach to her own compassionate expression, wielding voice, guitar, piano, ukulele & harp to share raw material with simple, haunting motifs & transparent lyrics.
Caitlin Canty – East Nashville, TN
Caitlin Canty delivers her fine-edged songs with a 1930′s Recording King guitar and a dusky alto, painting the line between joy and pathos with uncanny precision and power.
Carrie Erving & Ponyhof – Brooklyn, NY
Erving writes songs that draw heavily on the influences of the four years she spent living in Europe: her love of electronic drums and analog synthesizers are a product of living for three years in Berlin, Germany, where she recorded and released her debut album.
Christie Belanger – New York, NY
Christie brings her audience honest, perceptive lyrics and a passionate voice that allows the listener to relax and begin a journey of intimate experiences and eloquent story-telling. Christie’s original works are enhanced by an eclectic choice of instruments, which heighten her poetic language.
City of the Sun – New York, NY
With two guitars, a box, and bells, City of the Sun creates a sound that is instrumental, it’s worldly; sweeping from wide-screen post-rock dynamics to gypsy jazz syncopations.
Clank – Saratoga Springs, NY
Clank is an improvisational noise sound project. They use experimental sounds and samples to produce densely layered collages of accumulative vibrations. Using synthesizers , samplers, drum machines, stomp boxes and guitars they seek to challenge limitations of ordinary sound making. These compositions may then engage the listener in newfound ways. Frank Cenchitz and Clarke Hingeford are “clank” They formed the project in 2013 and live in Saratoga county NY
Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle – Adirondacks Region, NY
Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle have been performing for six years in the Northeast, the mid-Atlantic, and Southern states regions. Cosby’s songs are inspired by the forest, countryside, and human relationships. Tom writes and performs in acoustic and Americana styles, and offers songs that make you think. Together they play acoustic, folk, Americana, and blues-style originals and favorites with a variety of instruments such as guitar, violin, banjo, harmonica, and ukelele.
Electro-Iconic Bridge – Cologne, Germany
Rochus Aust and the 1st German Electrophonic Orchestra are connecting Minden/NY and Minden/Germany with their transatlantic Electro-Iconic Bridge.
Groundbreaking inventions in the field of electricity, electrical appliances, electronic instruments and incredible tales about the electrification of the world are the sources which the unusual orchestra will draw from for its performance of Rochus Aust¹s Symphony No.7.
Rochus Aust studied music at Trossingen Music College and at the Royal College of Music, London. He has won awards at international competitions as a trumpeter, composer and visual artist. His current coordinates are the interface of visual concerts, installations and electronic music. Rochus Aust is the founder and artistic director of Re-Load Futura and the 1st German Electrophonic Orchestra.
The Eugene Tyler Band – New York, NY
As much musical brothers as bandmates, Eugene Gardner and Daniel Tyler grew up learning how to play guitar together. They have been collaborating for over a decade, even though they are in their early twenties. Their styles, though distinct, were developed in partnership with each other through years of shared bands and musical experiences.
Front of House
HeathCliff – Rome/Utica, NY
Jocelyn Arndt – Fort Plain, NY
Singer /songwriter Jocelyn Arndt & her brother, guitarist and co-writer Chris craft songs that exude driving organic emotion.
The Kennesaw Mt. Boys
Leah Shaw – New York, NY
As a classically trained bassoonist, North Carolina-grown Leah Shaw has always been a musician at heart, but it wasn’t until she moved to New York City that she truly caught the bug for performing and got downright serious about her knack for songwriting and playing the guitar. She found her first audiences (and her vocal courage) busking in the subways of NYC, where she began testing out her original songs and perfecting her skills as a multi-instrumentalist.
Mike Doughty – Brooklyn, NY
Mike Doughty contains multitudes: Singer. Songwriter. Guitar player. Poet. Author. Playwright. Photographer. Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982. He’s released five solo albums, some EPs, a covers album, a couple of live albums, a bunch of EDM tracks and remixes, a poetry book, and a memoir about that time he was in a band called Soul Coughing and didn’t like it and took a lot of drugs.
Pat Ruddy – Troy, NY
English-Medieval folk rock musician with hints of Canadian Railroad/Celtic/Marine Disaster. A sucker for B sides and songs in 3. Aquarius.
Ramblin’ Andy – Brooklyn, NY
Ramblin’ Andy is a country – blues musician that channels the sophisticated acoustic blues of early 20th Century New York.
Ross Cashiola of Hotel Brotherhood – Marfa, TX
Hotel Brotherhood is a project of songwriter Ross Cashiola that is based out of Marfa, TX, with frequent stops in Chicago, Austin, New York. Originally started in 2003 with brother Joe Cashiola and collaborator Sam Wagster, Hotel Brotherhood has seen a rotating cast of players for as long as it has been in existence.
Rumpus – Fort Plain, NY
The Rusty Doves – Utica, NY
Central NY’s freshest old-time duo, playing a progressive mix of Americana.
Sarah Bogran – Amsterdam, NY
Sarah is diverse when it comes to her music. Her influences are Janis Joplin, Radiohead, NIN, Coldplay, Sigur Ros, The Who Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie. She loves to play and create her own classical style pieces as well as write and compose songs.
Screamin’ Rebel Angels
Spike and the Boys – Fort Plain, NY
Classic Rock band with a little country, southern rock, blues, and funk.
Stanley Hall – Canajoharie, New York
Steven Albert Wood – Newport, New York
Stone Soup – Mohawk Valley, NY
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