Angela Easterling brandishes her songwriting chops with rootsy, refreshing, homespun tunes. Her backing band, The Beguilers (bass, drums and lead guitar), master many complex styles, with instrumentation that fleshes out the stories in Angela’s songs, and adds some rocking fun. Their act is not quite country, not quite folk, but all together unique and engaging.
Angela lives with her musical partner Brandon Turner and their two young sons on the South Carolina farm that has been in her family since 1791. She is a four-time Kerrville New Folk Finalist, a Telluride Troubadour and a two-time Wildflower Performing Songwriter Finalist. The Boston Herald named her song “The Picture” “Best Political Country Song” in their Year’s best music. Her most recent release, 2015’s “Common Law Wife”, went all the way to number 1 on the Roots Music Report Americana Country Airplay Chart, and remained in the top 5 on that chart for nearly 2 months, closing the year out as #12 on the top 100 albums, and earning much praise in the press. Roger McGuinn, of the Byrds, called her “a bright shining star on the horizon!” and went on to say, “Her CD brought me back to the time the Byrds recorded “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” – tradition meets youthful exuberance.” Angela is currently playing a full schedule of shows and is at work on her sixth album.
Hearty snacks and refreshments (both alcoholic and non) will be served, however you are welcome to bring your own food and beverages.
We will open our doors for folks to mingle and meet the artists at 7:30 p.m. Music will begin at 8:00 pm.
Suggested donation, collected at the door: $15-20 (100% of all contributions are given directly to the artists) (Cash only)
Artist's merchandise (CDs, etc). will be available for sale, so bring a little extra cash. ;)