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Songwriter & Blues Powerhouse from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Kaz Hawkins has been singing most of her life and stormed onto the local scene in Northern Ireland off the back of Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival in 2012 which saw her perform alongside Nanci Griffith. She has also had the honour of supporting one of her favourite artists Canadian Blues Guitarist Matt Andersen at The Real Music Club in Belfast. Often branded Belfast's answer to Etta James & Janis Joplin, Kaz is well-known for her unique vocal sound.
The Notions are a Galway based band specializing in a fusion of blues, roots, rock and indie. As much skilled with delicious grooves as grinding guitar hooks, they take classic genres and make them their own. The band members are Laura Thomas on guitars, mandolin, piano and vocals, Eoin Ó Conghaile on bass guitar, backing vocals and keyboards, Damien Quinn on guitars, keyboards and percussion, and Bruno Staehelin on Drums.
With a lifetime career dedicated to singing the blues and with four albums to his name, Bronx-born Phillip Namanworth continues to delight audiences everywhere with his live performances and his original ~ sometimes witty sometimes serious, sometiems romantic and sometimes spiritual ~ compositions.
"Billy Jones is one of the ‘good guys’. He is a young man from Arkansas who is truly interested in advancing and extending ‘Great Soul Music' from the Ancient to the Future’ and making sure that it is available for future generations." (Visit the IndieGuild CDstore for direct "buy" links.)