Season Three Epsiode Six “The Outskirts”

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The Outskirts are a female fronted, multi-genre band hailing from the DC/Baltimore area. Writing original music in funk, blues, soul, psych-rock, folk, and ska, the band plays both acoustic and electric sets, covering a wide range of soundscapes.

MADELINE WATERS – lead vocals, cello, ukulele.
JULIETTE BELL – guitar.
LAINIE GRAY – bass, mandolin, vocals.

For Booking: theoutskirtsbandmd@gmail.com

Season Three Episode Five Brian Farrow

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Brian is a multi-instrumentalist who studied at Howard University under jazz bassist Steve Novosel, Howard University Jazz band leader Fred Irby, and saxophonist Charlie Young. He has played in the DMV area with such groups/acts/artist as The Delafield String Band, yU of Diamond District, Prince George’s Philharmonic, Sitali, Nila Kay, Justin Trawick, Tara Trinity, Rana Mansour, Wanees Zarour, Huda Asfour and has had the opportunity to perform before President Barrack Obama. He has toured with Jonny Grave, Paperhaus, The Hackensaw Boys, Letitia Van Sant, and currently Grammy award winning artist Dom Flemons the American Songster.

Brian’s musical journey has taken him to the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, The Hamilton in DC, the Rococo Theater in Lincoln, the Red Butte Garden Ampitheater in Salt Lake City, the Chatauqua Amphitheater in Boulder, the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, the Gillioz in Springfield, the Bijou Theater in Knoxville, City Winery in Nashville and Chicago, Joe’s Pub in Manhattan, Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, the Paradiso in Amsterdam, before President Barack Obama, The Ryman Theater in Nashville, and on the Grand Ole Opry.

You can hear Brian as a member of the Clara Barton Sessions, a recording of DC folk tradition musicians that released an album commemorating the revitalization of the Clara Barton Museum, Elena y Los Fulanos forthcoming album, or on Dom Flemon’s forthcoming black cowboy album under Smithsonian’s Folkways label.

Farrow is currently working on program to provide therapeutic musical aid to refugees currently stuck in Greece’s refugees camps. You can learn more and support the cause here:

https://www.gofundme.com/melodies-from-refugees

Season Three, Episode Four, Mansutus Jones (Prequel to the Beatnik Flies)

Mansutus Jones (1 of 1)Before they were the Beatnik Flies Joe Dolan, Kenny Bugg and Mark Langosch were known as Mansutus Jones. Check them out here as they reunite with some dogs in The Yarden.

 

Season Three Episode Three “The Sol Roots Band”

Sol Roots yarden sig (1 of 1)The Sol Roots band performs a mix of New Orleans funk, raw blues, energetic rock, deep grooves, and southern soul. Sol is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who has toured with many roots, funk, and blues legends around the world as a part of Music Maker Revue.

The Sol Roots band has performed at many premier festivals and venues across the east coast US, and have shared the stage with acts such as Jon Cleary, Soulive, Dumpstaphunk,The Wood Brothers, Robert Randolph, Eric Lindell, Booker T Jones, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Shemekia Copeland, Jackie Greene and more.

Paying homage to the greats, and with a love of Universal Music as the guiding light, Sol steps out on a path with a powerful group unique and talented band of musicians.

Sol Roots is an official Home Grown Music Network artist and a “Next Generation” Music Maker Relief Foundation artist.

www.SolRootsMusic.com

www.MusicMaker.org