ALL WHEEL DRIVE is a newly minted band in the Westchester New York area with years of musical experience under their belts. The band consists of Pete Tamburrini (vocals, electric and acoustic guitar, harmonica and occasional percussion duties), Iris Cohen (vocals, percussion and guitar), Allan “Country Al” Ross (guitar and clarinet) and Pleasant Bud (Bass, guitar and vocals).
A strong catalog of original and cover songs combined with a wide array of musical styles at their disposal, All Wheel Drive can be counted on to satisfy even the most discriminating listener. Their sets are tailored to fit each venue as they feel it’s important to “play the room”. Their energetic presentations and good humor make for exciting and enjoyable performances. https://www.facebook.com/AllWheelDriveMusic/?fref=ts
Amy Soucy is a Beacon, NY-based contemporary folk chanteuse who writes evocative songs exploring the kaleidoscope of human experience. Dubbed “enchanting” by singer-songwriter Sloan Wainwright, Soucy’s 2015 debut album, This River, takes listeners on a soulful journey through a lush landscape of life, love and earth. The CD was among the top folk albums of 2015 on both the Folk DJ Listserv and the Roots Music Report. Amy was selected for a coveted spot in the Emerging Artist Showcase at the 2016 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, and took home first prize in the 2016 CT Folk Songwriting Competition. http://www.amysoucymusic.com
HE-BIRD, SHE-BIRD Stir up a gravel-silk-and-honey vocal blend, add strings and wings, and you’ve got He-Bird, She-Bird. This harmony-driven Americana trio from Long Island, NY brings a rich and heartfelt sound to their stand-out original songs and spirited cover interpretations. He-Bird, She-Bird performs across Long Island and the New York metropolitan area at venues ranging from large fairs and festivals to intimate house concerts. Fans look forward to the release of the trio’s debut album this fall. Come out and connect with the distinctive sound of He-Bird, She-Bird — people are flocking to see them.
KAREN HUDSON RIVER TRIO A mainstay of the NYC Americana scene since the early 00’s, singer-songwriter Karen Hudson has been compared to Rosanne Cash by The Village Voice and to early Linda Ronstadt by 3rd Coast Music Magazine in Austin, Texas. She has opened for Madeliene Peyroux, Walter Salas Humara and Pete Seeger. This is Americana for people who keep The Byrds and The Beatles next to Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline. She is joined today by songwriter guitarist Jim Petrie, and fiddle player Suzanne Davenport. http://www.karenhudson.com