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Tonight Pop Art Painter, Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) welcomes pop/soul/americana singer/songwriterBilly Grima!
Billy Grima is a singer/ songwriter living in the Caledon Hills of Ontario, Canada. Born in Blacktown, NSW Australia, Billy started writing at a very young age and was singing in a church choir by the age of 8 years old. At 15, Billy moved to Canada and settled in Toronto. Like classic singer/songwriters, Billy Joel, Jim Croce, James Taylor and Bob Dylan, life's daily realities and everyday events are a source of Billy's inspiration. His smooth and soulful sound has earned him comparisons to contemporaries Jason Mraz, Ed Sheeran, Jack Johnson and even Bruno Mars.
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American Vernacular welcomes Dr. Sikivu Hutchinson back to the program to discuss her new book, Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels, the followup to explosive Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics and the Values Wars. The founder of Black Skeptics Los Angeles and Women of Color Beyond Faith offers an uncompromising anaylsis of the "myths behind Americana images of Mom, apple pie, white picket fences, and racially segregated god-fearing Main Street USA. Her book pointedly highlight the intersection of these two aspects of past and present American culture and the parallel existences it has created in the United States of America. Tune in and join the conversation with one of the emerging and important voices for social and racial justice.
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Tonight Pop Art Painter Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) welcomes Americana Singer Songwriter: James Robert Webb
James is a Nashville recording artist and rising singer-songwriter. Not only does he sing and write, he plays multiple instruments including piano, guitar and drums
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March To May’s Darren Guyaz and Beth Wesche first met in December 2012.? March 2013, the folk/indie/Americana duo had co-written their first two songs, by April they had a paid gig under their belts, and by May they had a name and shows booked out into the months ahead. Before settling in Seattle, Washington, where the act is now based, both Darren and Beth had traversed the Western Hemisphere separately. Darren migrated from the northern Appalachians to his birth-state of Montana, before heading on a South American adventure across the Andes mountain range, eventually falling in love with Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. The daughter of a US Foreign Service Officer, Beth also spent time in the Andes, as well as a host of US states on both coasts, before moving to Seattle. The duo has drawn comparisons to acts like The Civil Wars, Damien Rice, the Swell Season, The Banner Days, and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. The Water’s Edge is the debut release from March To May, out April 25th, 2015 thttp://www.marchtomay.com
Billy Grima singer-songwriter, born in Blacktown, NSW Australia, Billy started writing at a very young age and was singing in a church choir by the age of 8 years old. At 15, Billy moved to Canada and settled in Toronto. Like classic singer/songwriters, Billy Joel, Jim Croce, James Taylor and Bob Dylan, life's daily realities and everyday events are a source of Billy's inspiration. His smooth and soulful sound has earned him comparisons to contemporaries Jason Mraz, Ed Sheeran, Jack Johnson and even Bruno Mars
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Tonight Pop Art Painter Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) welcomes Zak Smith, Rock/ Americana/ Alt Singer/Songwriter
Zak Smith, 2013 Jersey Acoustic Music Award Winner for Best Vocalist, has a traditional and gospel influenced alternative/americana sound that has come from years of listening to artists like Neil Young, The Rolling Stones, and Bruce Springsteen.
Zak has been on several successful national tours, filmed many music videos, and received coast to coast buzz and sales from his releases including the latest album, Signs of Life.
Tonight Pop Art Painter, Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) welcomes back Country and Americana Singer James Robert Webb.
James is a Nashville recording artist and rising singer-songwriter. Not only does he sing and write, he plays multiple instruments including piano, guitar and drums.
A former all-state jazz pianist, James organically blends the best of American music genres to create a unique and refreshing take on country. Standing at 6 foot 5 inches before the boots, he is literally heads and shoulders above most artists. Catch him at a local live performance and see how engaging this Tulsa native is.
Hr1: Pop Art Painter, Jamie Roxx Interviews: James Robert Webb, a Country and Americana performer out of Bixby, Oklahoma.
Victoria Blythe combines jazz, folk and pop music into original songs in a style uniquely her own. This Award winning singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist's thrilling vocals have been compared to Alison Krauss, Joni Mitchell and Evanescence. Her song "Dancing with You" won the West Coast Songwriters Song of the Year award and has appeared in a number of movies and on TV. She performs solo and with her Americana band "Calaveras" which she founded with her partner Greg Beattie. She will join us thsi Friday
Polaris Rose is a Los Angeles Alt Rock duo comprised of Peter Anthony and Madelynn Elyse. They emerged onto the LA scene in the Fall of 2013 with the release of their debut EP, "The Moon & its Secrets" and released their debut single, “Goddess” in February of this year. Their follow-up single,"Hurricanes" was followed by “Ocean Songs” on April 22nd, 2014. Following the release of their third single"OceanEnding", the band was voted ‘LA Artist of the Month’ on LA Deli Magazine. The duo’s debut full-length "Telescopes" is coming this November. The first single, “Perfect View” is currently available and we talk with them this Friday
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Pop Artist Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) Interviews:
Jiggley Jones, Americana/Alt-country singer-songwriter
Americana/Alt Country singer/songwriter Jiggley Jones. My debut independent record was an EP titled "No Spring Chicken" and my latest EP, "...a mountain, a struggle, a tunnel, a light ..." was put out by Lamon Records Nashville. Both EP's are available on all the usual online digital music sites. These records, as well as all the material he has written, touches on different aspects and experiences life has to offer. with mind with thought provoking lyrics, one-of-a-kind vocals and enlightening arrangements.
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Amy Beth welcomes Folk-Americana duo Bradford Loomis & Beth Whitney. With the release of their debut album The Banner Days on August 23, we sneak a sampler and discuss the instant musical chemistry that fuels their collaboration along with infleunces, inspirations and future aspirations.
We also remember the 45th anniversary of Woodstock, with sounds from the famed Rock festval and memories from those who experienced the historic hippie happening.
And the usuals: Free Flow Pop Culture comvo, Inspiration to Action shout-outs, music and more.
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