Song stylist Maria Muldaur is considered by many to be one of the first female rock stars. She was the third woman ever to be on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. Her fame was ignited by her sizzling 1974 smash hit "Midnight at the Oasis,' and Maria has since gone on to become the first lady of American Roots Music.
Better Than Bacon, founded in 2011, is a 10-member Chester County's improv comedy troupe. They were voted Best Comedy Troupe -- Critics' Choice in 2014 by Main Line Today. Members create unique sketches based on audience suggestions.
The trio that thinks its a quartet. Featuring Steven Nicely on vocals and guitar/drums (simultaneously!), Steve Smith on bass and E.B. Hawkins on electric guitar. They offer an eclectic set list with a guitar forward sound.
Crossroads is a musical collaboration between five artists who came to know each other through their respective appearances at The Flash. Members include Dennis Melton, Billy Penn Burger, Michael Melton, Tommy Geddes and Bob Beach.
Muriel Anderson is the first woman to have won the National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship. She is widely respected as the premier woman finger-style guitarist on the music scene today. Her audiences can expect a world of music in each concert, including classical, folk, international, jazz, the Beatles and bluegrass played on nylon string, steel string and harp guitar.
Staying true to the New Orleans street beat tradition, the Lowdown Brass Band comes out of Chicago merging elements of funk, jazz, reggae, calypso, R&B, and hip-hop to ignite an instant party wherever they perform.
Beru Revue is pleased to invite you and you and you to an intimate evening of fun and experimentation. They'll be exploring some new musical textures and arrangements of Beru songs old and new, with a focus on acoustic sounds but plenty of room for variation.
Singer-songwriter Steve Forbert's music is often witty and lighthearted, yet powerful. Forbert's husky tenor blends rock 'n' roll, country, folk and R&B into an unmistakably American sound, as exemplified in his 1979 hit, "Romeo's Tune." His debut album, "Alive on Arrival," figured large in the lives of many college students in the late 1970s. You hear Dylan in him, but he's an original.
Singer/songwriter Richard Shindell is an eclectic performer. His material ranges from lighthearted ballads and adulterous love songs, to dirges and diatribes that skillfully skewer politics, prejudice, war and religion.
Adrian Legg (voted "Guitarist of the Decade" by Guitarist magazine) incorporates virtually every genre on his guitar in a virtuosic instrumental style with effects. He is revered by such fellow guitar masters as Eric Clapton and Steve Vai and is on many people's list of the best guitarists of all time.