"Music My Mother Would Not Like"
The Series features 5 nationally touring seasoned artists each week; all with Zoom experience. Each artist will play for 20 minutes. The artists receive an even share of the donations. This is not an "in the round format". Registration is required for EACH concert.
Tuesday, August 04, 8-10 PM ET.
The lead singer of acclaimed roots band Low Lily, Liz is an award-winning songwriter with a new soon-to-be-released solo album. In addition to leading her own bands for over 10 years, Liz has also been a backing vocalist for folk greats Melanie, Tom Chapin, and Livingston Taylor. Liz will be joined by her husband Flynn Cohen on acoustic guitar and mandolin.
The contemporary harmony-driven folk duo, The Levins ( leVINNS) offers lyrically-rich acoustic music that is warm and uplifting without skating over life's complexities. From harmony in voice to harmony for humanity, husband and wife duo, The Levins, uplift and unite with unflinchingly feel-good folk-pop, infectious musicality, sharp songwriting skills, and a unique approach to vocal harmonies that is both soulful and unexpected.
"Seen Enough Leavers" is the third record from East Nashville songwriter Meghan Hayes. It is a bruising post-divorce document
of pain, anxiety and loss. Sonically diverse and lyrically driven, "Seen Enough Leavers" showcases Hayes prowess as a poet and storyteller. Sometimes folky, sometimes rocking but always grounded in her indelible voice, this is by far Hayes's most ambitious recording to date.
Brian Ashley Jones
Brian Ashley Jones is a soulful singer, acclaimed guitarist, and touring songwriter whose guitar-driven Bluesy Country tunes have found their way into film, television and radio and have been recorded by other performing artists. Originally from Spartanburg, SC and a longtime resident of East Nashville, TN, Brian performs internationally at festivals, concert series, clubs, and music education programs.
They say the best writing comes from writing what you know. Based on Joel Rafael’s life experiences and five decades of making music, he has a deep well from which to draw, and has chronicled his life and the world around him with songwriting rooted in folk tradition. Obvious in his work is the influence of Woody Guthrie, with whom he shares five co-writes.