Mark Brainard is fresh to the Seattle scene. Armed with strident vocals, biting guitar, and an all or nothing mentality, Brainard sings it like it is. Drawing evident influence from 60s Rock and Folk legends, but contributing generously to the conversation with lyrics that demand to be heard. With topics ranging from a shark attack, to divorce. Mark Brainard is a lyrical contortionist, and is worthy of your loving.
John Miller may not be a household name just yet, but his booming melodic voice holds all of the gloom of dusk mixed with the hope of dawn. A falsetto that can silence any room, it sounds like folk, but feels like soul. Based out of Portland, Oregon the Gloom/Folk singer & songwriter captures a unique perspective on overcoming a shadowy past while emerging into and embracing the responsibilities of a promising adulthood. His new record Pretty Little Bird explores the mysterious and often times bewildering complexities of human emotion. Highly regarded as a must-see performer John Miller attracts crowds up and down the West Coast.