(schedule of performers is subject to change)
One of the most talented blues artists to emerge in recent years. Otis Taylor is a singer/composer/multi-instrumentalist with talents that includes the guitar, banjo, cello, mandolin, harmonica, vocals. Part of Taylor's appeal as a blues artist is his storytelling based in in truth and history combined with his unique instrumentation for a unique offering with mixes of jazz and folk.
Kentucky-born cellist and composer Ben Sollee likes to keep moving. Seeking a deeper connection to communities on the road, Ben packed his touring life on to his bicycle in 2009. Since then he has ridden over 4,000 miles. His musical influences range from Bach to blues and Appalachian mountain music lending to his unique narrative and stage presence.