Mike Tedesco is a Brooklyn pianist/singer-songwriter who is a member of the legendary New York Songwriter's Circle. He's been featured on radio, TV shows and music blogs, received Honorable Mention for his song "Ghost" in the Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Competition, and opened for Sarah Guthrie and the Mammals at the Huntington Folk Festival.
Hailing from the rich musical history of the Catskill Mountains in New York State, Katie Martucci grew up singing, and playing fiddle and guitar. Since graduating from New England Conservatory, Katie has toured the country with her trio, The Ladles, and started a solo career leading a nine-piece band performing original music that is lush and arresting. Don't miss this.
Philip has been recording his music since 1975 and has a small worldwide following. With the re-release of his first album in 2017 by the Tompkins Square, his songs have come to the attention of a wider audience. In 2019 a new motion picture, "Skin" will feature Phil's original 1975 version of his song 'Watercolours', a song of shattered dreams.
Canadian born singer-songwriter Francis Falls’ solo acoustic guitar & vocal performances expand on the folk singer persona, blending an Americana edge and roots style. Francis’ powerful delivery and straight up, unvarnished stage presence is at once frank and honest, drawing you into your own emotional narrative.
Joshua Garcia is a songwriter whose powerful lyrics and deeply moving vocals evoke comparisons to Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan, his boyhood idols. He has gone from a virtual unknown to one of the most sought after singers in the NYC folk world, opening for Don McLean in November.
Featuring songs replete with expressive melody and lush harmony, Caves & Clouds is the minimalist dream-folk duo you’ve always wanted. Featuring veteran songwriters E. W. Harris & Jo Kroger, the duo from Brooklyn's Big City Folk Collective has toured from Georgia to Texas, in the UK and Europe, and in NY.
Jen Cork is the kind of powerful singer/songwriter who silences bar rooms with one vocal phrase. She enjoys ruminating on rusty objects, spaces, and emotions, and the energy and rubble they hold. She was named Ithaca’s "Best Female Singer" of 2015. Don't miss this rare NYC appearance.
Billy Woodward is a roots singer-songwriter whose unique songwriting and storytelling, paired with his life-long love of traditional R&B, country, blues and rock & roll, creates a seamless collection of authentic Americana. His latest EP, "The Beast In Me", was recorded live at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis.
If you wish you had heard Joan Baez in her Greenwich Village days, take the opportunity to hear Kirsten Maxwell now. She has won a number of songwriting competitions and garnered rave reviews at venues and festivals all over the East Coast, recently opening for Melissa Etheridge.