Jontavious Willis of Greenville, Georgia
Every generation or so a young bluesman bursts onto the scene. Someone who sends a jolt through blues lovers. Someone who has mastered the craft for sure, but who also has the blues deep down in his heart and soul.
“That’s my Wonderboy, the Wunderkind,” - Taj Mahal
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Many fans of Willis regard him as an old soul. His style of playing the instruments and his voice touches the very roots of country blues. He brings back the true soul of the music. A newspaper headline once called him a “70-year-old bluesman in a 20-year-old body.”
Jack Broadbent - “The new master of the slide guitar”
Hailed as “The new master of the slide guitar” by the Montreux Jazz Festival and “The real thang” by the legendary Bootsy Collins, Jack Broadbent has spent the past year wowing international audiences with his unique blend of virtuosic acoustic and slide guitar, and poignant folk and blues inspired vocals.
Born in rural Lincolnshire, England, Broadbent says, “I was always interested older American music. I naturally gravitated toward bands like Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers. I love a mixture of rock ‘n’ roll, jazz and blues.”
"Jack Broadbent. Wow." — Jeff Spevak, Democrat & Chronicle
Welcoming Feufollet from Southwest Louisiana!
This young and vibrant band takes Cajun, honky-tonk, and string-band music as their starting point, and keeps an open mind about where their song craft will lead them.
"At the outset, the group... demonstrated that it played authentic Cajun music like a group of grizzled veterans...as time went on, Feufollet demonstrated that the band wasn’t afraid to tackle new things and venture into new directions." - OffBeat Magazine
Chris Stafford: Vocals, Accordion, Acoustic and Electric Guitars
Kelli Jones: Vocals, Fiddle, Acoustic Guitar
Andrew Toups: Keyboards
Jim Kolacek: Drums
Philippe Billeaudeaux: Bass