2008

Hillbilly Casino

To The Hillbilly Casino there are the obvious masters, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Brian Setzer/Stray Cats, Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins. Yet don’t be surprised to hear some Social Distortion, Ramones, Hank Williams, Black Sabbath, George Jones, Jason and the Scorchers and Cheap Trick thrown in for good measure. The band consists of singer Nic Roulette (Blue

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Sam Baker

Since the 2004 release of his debut, “Mercy”, word of Baker’s songs has slowly, but surely, spun it’s way around the world. His second album, “Pretty World”, has been described as “A fantastic album that will open your mind and your heart” by Maverick Magazine and “Magnificent, one of the great albums of the year”

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Baskery

Baskery is Greta, Stella and Sunniva Bondesson, three sisters from Stockholm, Sweden making a sound described as somewhere between Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Be Good Tanyas and Johnny Cash. They create their sound on distorted banjo-slide, slap-driven upright bass and frenetic acoustic rhythm guitar and sound nothing like ABBA!

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Tom Fun Orchestra

Former member of The Reeltime Travelers, Martha’s first solo project is produced by and features Dirk Powell along with Levon and Amy Helm. “This gets a big thumbs-up for its literary words and its soulful rootsiness.” – popmatters.com

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Martha Scanlan

Former member of The Reeltime Travelers, Martha’s first solo project is produced by and features Dirk Powell along with Levon and Amy Helm. “This gets a big thumbs-up for its literary words and its soulful rootsiness.” – popmatters.com

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Tim O'Brien

As co- founder and lead vocalist of Hot Rize, Tim served as a bridge between the traditional sounds of the hill country and the modern styles of bluegrass in the 1980s. He has continued to expand the music’s borders as a soloist and his songs have been recorded by Kathy Mattea, The Seldom Scene, New

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Malcolm Holcombe

Another first for Kilkenny, we are delighted to bring Malcolm to Ireland for the first time. “Powerful stuff, evocative and dramatic, but striking so many different moods that the end always comes too soon.” – Irish Times **** “Not quite country, somewhere beyond folk, Holcombe’s music is a kind of Blues in motion, mapping backwoods corners

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Eilen Jewell

Billie Holliday, Peggy Lee, Lucinda Williams, Norah Jones, Gillian Welch, Hank Williams, Jolie Holland – just some of the comparisons Eilen has received. Check out her band and decide for yourself.

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Chatham County Line

Chatham County Line, the NC quartet who fuse old-time, gather-‘round-the-microphone bluegrass with a love for The Band, The Jayhawks, Wilco, and traditional American-made music. “You see us up there with an acoustic guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, stand-up bass, and you think we’re gonna sound like The Kingston Trio, but listen up ’cause you’re gonna get

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Fred Eaglesmith

The Toronto Star declares Eaglesmith as an artist who is “without doubt, relentlessly true to his craft, to his world view, and to his fans.” With 16 independent albums to his credit, Eaglesmith has won a Juno Award – the equivalent of a Grammy in his native Canada – for Best Roots and Traditional Album

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Tift Merritt

Her 2004 album, Tambourine, was nominated for a Grammy as well as three Americana Music Awards for Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and Song of the Year. Tift has just released an acclaimed new album, Another Country. “By the time she’s finished, you’re convinced you have just seen the most accomplished new

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Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express

Spent 8 years with cosmic country rock band Green On Red. He has had his songs recorded by the likes of Solomon Burke, Kim Richey, Jim Dickinson, and even Heart. He’s played on the recordings of Warren Zevon, Jonathan Richman, Cake, Bob Neuwirth, Penelope Houston, Kelly Willis, and many others. “A monumental album of constant

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