"Mean" Mary James began reading and writing music before she could read words! Today she produces music, produces videos (her YouTube videos have received over 15 million visits), tours extensively across the US and overseas, is co-writing a novel trilogy about the music world, and is an endorsing artist for Deering Banjos. The Deerings have named her their Goodtime Ambassador. Mary plays 11 instruments and has recorded 16 albums, her newest being Alone, which we premier on this latest episode! Enjoy!
Runaway String Band is "an impressive ensemble of awesome musicians with a foot tapping, irresistible sound,” say the Tidewater Friends of Folk Music. With lush vocal harmonies and hot instrumentals, the band provides their audiences with a taste of traditional and popular American music. They perform in concerts and festivals all around Virginia, and they are here on the show to show off their skills! Enjoy!
The Tin Can Fish Band draws from a wide variety of folk, rock and roots material ranging from public domain and Bluegrass to Americana and World music, as well as works written and performed by various TCFB members. They are wonderful story tellers through their music! Enjoy!
This week, we're joined by Travis Colby, Colby is a versatile performer who aims to cater to any situation. From elegant jazz background dinner music. to more engaging and high energy fare, Colby adapts his piano and guitar playing to fit a broad spectrum of venues and audiences. His years of experience shine as you hear him play many different styles tonight. Enjoy!
Jackie (M)erritt, Miles (S)picer, and Resa (G)ibbs are highlighted tonight as they play their unique, fun, and moving style of music, Piedmont Blues. They are story tellers both through their music and, if you've seen them live, verbally on the stage! They are wonderful artists, and people. Enjoy!
Victor Haskins, who played at FIC with Tony Mata before Covid smacked us across the head like an angry Italian grandmother, is here on the show tonight showing off his musical creativity! He is diverse and an intellectual and it shows through his music! Enjoy!
Country, pop, and rock artist, AND actress, Celeste Kellogg was supposed to appear at Flat Iron Crossroads before the pandemic hit. So, we're bringing her to you! Her credentials are deep, and has accomplished so much in her young life! We think you will agree! Enjoy!