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Saturday, August 17 • 6:00pm - 7:50pm
Backstage Sessions

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Hosted by Ethan Baird of Pesky J. Nixon

6:00 Letitia VanSant
6:15 Kellie Loder
6:30 Rare Spirits
6:45 OSOG
7:00 Driftwood Soldier
7:15 Moonfruits
7:30 The End of America
7:45 Quarter Horse

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Driftwood Soldier

Driftwood Soldier isn’t your average gutter-folk duo. Growling and crooning, muttering about lost love, brimstone, and the glorious view from the underside of a rusty world-order, Owen holds the rhythm on mandolin and foot percussion while Bobby stretches bass notes into lyrical... Read More →
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Kellie Loder

There is something truly extraordinary about Juno Award–nominee Kellie Loder. It’s there in her immensely poignant lyrics, which are set against dazzling, melodic folk/pop. And it’s there in the singer/songwriter’s electrifying live shows which simultaneously inspire profound... Read More →
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Letitia VanSant

Letitia VanSant's lyrics are at once personally and politically relevant. BBC Radio calls her "very, very good - a fascinating new artist" and Baltimore Art names her as one of the city's strongest American songwriters. Her distinctly intimate voice is fortified by sparse indie folk... Read More →
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Fronted by partners Alex Millaire and Kaitlin Milroy, Ottawa-based Moonfruits are makers of art-folk bilingue. In a forest of banjo, guitar, kalimba and glockenspiel, their voices burrow and soar. Here is a reverie, tender and powerful, beckoning listeners to elevate the stuff of... Read More →
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OSOG stands for “On Shoulders Of Giants,” honoring their musical roots, and on the way to their unique sound, they have done some deep listening. You may be tempted to think: Americana, and that would be true, because their life-water comes from the same well. But the creature... Read More →
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Quarter Horse

Members from two Long Island bands, comprised of siblings and long-time friends, came together to form Quarter Horse in 2013. Described as Americana, the group’s sound is further characterized by a wide range of influences including folk, rock, alternative, and jazz. The songwriting... Read More →
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The End of America

Philadelphia natives The End of America (TEOA) caught the attention of the industry and fans alike with their debut release Steep Bay (2010), following up with the sophomore LP Shakey (2012) and the critically acclaimed eponymous S/T album in 2016. TEOA’s new single “Break Away... Read More →

Saturday August 17, 2019 6:00pm - 7:50pm
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Attendees (17)