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Johnny Dowd

Johnny Dowd

Johnny Dowd is an American alternative country musician from Ithaca, New York. Typical of his style are experimental, noisy breaks in his songs and strong gothic elements in the lyrics as well as in the music. There is also a strong undercurrent of black humor and the absurd in his work Mike Edmondson has been Johnny Dowd‘s dedicated sideman since the…

Zechariah Lloyd

Zechariah Lloyd

Born to a drummer and pianist in Vicksburg, MS, he woke up every morning to his mother playing on her baby grand. He began playing drums at age 11 on his father’s drumset – cutting his teeth on Zeppelin & Skynyrd records he borrowed from his uncle and playing with the church band. After high school he ended up in…

Patrick Sweany

Patrick Sweany

Patrick Sweany lives for the Grooves. Whether it’s the ones he records on his albums, the ones he lays down with his band on the stage, or the ones that define his days writing songs and living life in his E. Nashville neighborhood, the Grooves are what have propelled Sweany through 20+ years of performing and recording across 8 studio albums…

Jamie Todd byGod

Jamie Todd byGod

Jamie Todd and his band, ByGod (Lead Guitar, Vocals) Rich Reitz (Bass Guitar) Lee Ingram (Drums)   Each of us have our walks in life to forge, and totes to carry; we just so happened to be here now.   Jamie Todd has called Lafayette County home for years, and has engulfed bloating amounts of time and energy in honing…

Bobby Rush

Bobby Rush

Bobby Rush… GRAMMY winning blues legend, Blues Hall of Famer, 12x Blues Music Award winner, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, and makes a cameo in the Netflix Original ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Starring Eddie Murphy. After decades of tearing up the chitlin’ circuit on a nightly basis with his sweaty, no-holds-barred funkfests, Bobby has thoroughly broken through to the…

Little Willie Farmer

Little Willie Farmer

Little Willie Farmer was born 1956 in Duck Hill, Mississippi. He armed the blues from his Uncle Waldo, who also influenced Leo Bud Welch. He first played church songs after that he performed blues with artists like Johnnie Billington, Bobby Rush and Lynn White. He can play both country blues and funky blues songs. On his first CD on Wolf…

The “Great “Effie Burt

The “Great “Effie Burt

Effie Burt, the sixth of 12 children, grew from a muted childhood into vocal womanhood within the borders of Lafayette County.   Burt moved to Iowa to finish her education and would go on to earn a degree in police science. She worked at John Deere for 27 years, while also fighting civil rights violations in court time and time again….

Cadillac Funk

Cadillac Funk

For over ten years now Cadillacfunk has been providing north Mississippi with original funky blues with a new Orleans twist on their sound. There is something fun and enjoyable about this group for all ages. The group is made up of Andrew Yurkow (songwriter) vocals and guitar. Daniel Hodges saxophone. Jeff Callaway and Adam Davenport trombone, Daniel Roebuck trumpet, Matt…

Ken “Pickle” Byest

Ken “Pickle” Byest

Pickle Byest started playing drums at the age of 13 years old.  He has performed with grammy award winners B.B. King and  Bobby Rush.  He also performed for 15 years and traveled around the world with blues singer Paul Wine Jones.  In addition to his love for the blues.  Pickle has performed for over 20 years with the gospel group,…

Matt Gaylord and the D13

Matt Gaylord and the D13

Like the namesake D13 engine, Matt Gaylord and the D13 are a musical powerhouse churning out plenty of thick Hill Country style grooves as well as re-vamped, riff-driven retro rock and soul. The trio consists of Cam Kimbrough (grandson of the late Junior Kimbrough) on drums, Trenton Ayers (Cedric Burnside Project, WolfEagle) on guitar, and Matt Gaylord (student of local…