SONGWRITERS FROM North Carolina

Amy Cross

Amy Cross

I am a singer/songwriter/pianist in the pop/rock genre. I grew up on Classic Rock and Broadway, and those fused together along with my classical training, love for power ballads, key changes, huge, soaring, rich melodies, and sappy, hit you right in the gut "oh my gawd, I can so relate to that" lyrics are what my songs are all about. I started pian

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Andi Morgan

Andi Morgan

Andi Morgan is a singer/songwriter who currently lives in Chapel Hill, NC and plays with her backing band, Sudden Affair. After taking a 4-year break from all musical endeavors, she decided in early 2008 to jump back into writing and playing full force. She found lead guitarist Milton Gore and together they formed her backing band, Sudden Affair

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Antony Wood

Antony Wood

Antony Wood has been performing everywhere and anywhere around central North Carolina as a solo acoustic songwriter for the past two years infusing his own brand of signature, grungy acoustic guitar riffs with carefully crafted writing depicting his own personal demons and fears. After playing in garage bands and in one highly successful Country/C

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Bryan Field McFarland

Bryan Field McFarland

Bryan clearly recalls one of his first guitar lessons because “there was a media frenzy around the rumor that Paul McCartney was dead. I recall watching the news instead of having a lesson.“ While that brief interruption didn’t hinder him from becoming a great guitarist, it likely propelled Bryan in a unique direction as a songw

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COGAN

COGAN

Josh began music at the early age of 3. He started out on violin, then switching to cello just two years later. Since then, Josh has stuck with the cello and picked up other instruments along the way, including drums, bass, guitar, piano, etc. Josh has shared the stage, on cello, with The Mark Wood (of Trans-Siberian Orchestra) Experience. He h

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Cole Menarez

Cole Menarez

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Cosmic Superheroes

Cosmic Superheroes

A space-folk-rock-jam band that crash landed to earth from the Paper Mountains. Fortunately for you, they display a cosmic energy on stage that transcends the typical live show and music listening experience. These four seasoned musicians reach from all musical galaxies to create an energetic, fun, and spontaneous live show. WARNING: NO TWO S

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Derek Lee Bishop

Derek Lee Bishop

For folk artist Derek Lee Bishop, of Raeford North Carolina, activism means more than writing a chorus to be chanted at rallies, it means taking action – and with the release of his debut L.P. Better Days, which will see all proceeds split between the charities Project Red Light Rescue and Gospel for Asia, he intends to take that action into his ow

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Geoff Gilson/POP VOXX

Geoff Gilson/POP VOXX

Around Chapel Hill, North Carolina, pop visionary Geoff Gilson - performing under the moniker Pop Voxx - is known as being that distinguished English gentleman who won over indie rock millennials with fizzy pop songs about love, sea, sand, and happiness. Imagine, if you will, a man dipped in bold colors, pink sparkles, and donning glitter shoes,

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George Hage

George Hage

Vocalist / Multi-Instrumentalist / Songwriting / Producer based out of North Carolina, USA. I also write, design and performer for Jack the Radio and New Reveille.

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Ira Watson

Ira Watson

I became enamored with bluegrass and folk around six years ago at age 18 and started on my songwriting journey shortly after. Since then, I've been honing my craft by combining influences such as Doc Watson, The Beatles, and Fleetwood Mac. It has been the most frustrating and the most rewarding venture I've ever expand experienced. I've performe

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Jeff Michels

Jeff Michels

Jeff Michels was born and raised in the apple country of New York state, not so far from Woodstock...  A songwriter for over 30 years, Jeff has lived and performed in Virginia, Maryland, New York, Philadelphia, Seattle and Sacramento and Atlanta at numerous coffee houses, clubs, bars, parties, basements, festivals and street fairs.  He accompanies

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Jeremy

Jeremy "J Smooth" Clemons

J Smooth began playing the keyboard around the age of 14, which then later led to him also producing music and making beats. Currently, J Smooth is the keyboardist at the Road to Damascus Christian Church in Charlotte NC. He has also played for Chosen, One Accord, Voices of Eden, The Barfield Sisters, weddings, and several other engagements.

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JJ Williams

JJ Williams

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Joel Gendelman

Joel Gendelman

Joel Gendelman is a prolific singer-songwriter with over a hundred copy written pieces to his credit. He is musically curious and enjoys all genres of music. In addition to songwriting and composition, Joel plays guitar, mandolin, ukulele, cajon, djembe, and cajon. Joel approaches his songs as poems first and then as musical pieces. He is a juried

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Lorraine Jordan & Carolina ROad

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina ROad

LORRAINE JORDAN, aka "Lady of Tradition," continues to be the driving force behind Carolina Road's popularity and longevity. Lorraine is a consummate performer, songwriter, emcee and show organizer. Lorraine plays a Monroe style mandolin and is known for her hard driving madonlin chop. CAROLINA ROAD members include BEN GREENE (banjo); JOSH GOFORTH

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Nachodaddy

Nachodaddy

Music lover/guitarist living in rural NC

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Nic Croucher

Nic Croucher

Hailing from Cape Town South Africa, Nic has traveled the world over with guitar in tow and notebook in hand writing songs about his experiences and the amazing people he has met along the way. Currently living in the Piedmont Triad area in North Carolina, USA Nic continues to write and perform music that has an uncanny way of staying with you for

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Nicki Kris

Nicki Kris

Nicki Kris is a female pop music singer / songwriter based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her music has captured an international audience since the soul stylings of her debut album release I Come Alive in 2013, to the Americana flavor of her follow-up EP Dream Big in 2014, to her electronic-influenced singles Picture Yourself and You’ve Got A Hold On

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Richard Potter

Richard Potter

Richard Potter grew up the youngest of four children in a middle-class family in northwestern Iowa during the 1950’s. His parents loved Nat King Cole, Jackie Gleason and Dean Martin. One of his earliest memories is listening to Nat King Cole singing Christmas carols. His older sister loved Elvis and Buddy Holly; and she played "Hound Dog" and

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Richard Potter

Richard Potter

Richard Potter grew up the youngest of four children in a middle-class family in northwestern Iowa during the 1950’s. His parents loved Nat King Cole, Jackie Gleason and Dean Martin. One of his earliest memories is listening to Nat King Cole singing Christmas carols. His older sister loved Elvis and Buddy Holly; and she played "Hound Dog" a

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Rob McHale

Rob McHale

Rob McHale is a North Carolina-based Folk-Americana artist whose songs can take you through a small town, down a dirt road or on an historical journey – and bring you back home again. He’s been described as “a socially conscious writer with intelligent lyrics” (Randy Walker, WSGE-FM, Dallas, NC), while Christopher Anderson, writing about McHal

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Ron Poythress

Ron Poythress

For most of my adult life I have had the privilege of serving congregations as a Baptist pastor (the ecumenical progressive kind!), but my avocation as singer, guitarist and songwriter has brought a deeper joy to my life journey. Whether mounting the pulpit to preach a sermon or stepping onto a stage to sing one of my songs, I bring two instruments

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Ross Adams

Ross Adams

Ross Adams is a singer/songwriter from Charlotte,North Carolina who has been writing songs and playing shows for three years. Ross uses a blend of Travis picking and fingerstyle guitar playing to accompany his clever songwriting, that portrays intricate stories of heartache and loss all in the shadows of his major influence, Bob Dylan.

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Ruth Smith

Ruth Smith

"Ruth Smith's touch on the hammered dulcimer is absolutely magical, especially on her own pieces." (Dirty Linen Folk & World Music Magazine) A native North Carolinian, Ruth began playing music at a very young age and enjoys the adaptability of the hammered dulcimer to many types of music, from traditional fiddle tunes and Appalachian songs, to

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S.A.G.E.

S.A.G.E.

Pronounced like the word Sage, the four letter acronymn stands for Strong, Adaptive, God-Fearing and Enterprising. These are all words that help him stay true to himself. "Who is he?", you might ask. If you don't know already, he is "The Next Generation Superstar" of Smooth R&B. That's a pretty bold statement but if you take the time to listen to t

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Susan Savia

Susan Savia

Susan Savia ~ Eclectic Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter Susan Savia is a seasoned, professional singer and songwriter. Her stellar vocal range is 3 � octaves, and she can sing in any style. She plays guitar the most proficiently, but also plays ukulele, harmonica and piano. On Savia�s upcoming self-released CD, My Blue Skin, she will also play

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The Menders

The Menders

Formed in 2011, The Menders began as a trio featuring Jonny Boswell, Jesse Watson, and Shawn Sutton. The group blended influences, such as Doc Watson and The Beatles, into a bare bones and honest acoustic sound that began to get attention in their hometown of Gastonia, NC. After some refreshing and organic jam sessions with friend and drummer Matt

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The Stephan Michael Band

The Stephan Michael Band

Hello I am Stephen Michael Gibb, and I was previously signed to Gizmo Records thru the 90's and when the label went out of business I decided that I was going to release the material on my label under the name "The Stephan Michael Band". We are living in some deeply troubled times and I find myself asking where are the things that are real and what

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Thomas Scott Pearce

Thomas Scott Pearce

Recipient of the prestigious North Carolina Arts Council Songwriter Fellowship, this singer/songwriter has won multiple recognitions for his work recently, including: First place in the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at Merlefest, Two-time Grand Prize Winner of the Austin Songwriter Group's Songwriting contest in Austin Texas, Grand Prize winner

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Tim Settle

Tim Settle

"Music is as much a part of me as my blood, and my bones". Tim Settle is a Christian Singer/songwriter from Sandy Ridge, NC. He began writing songs 10 years ago, and started preforming them live shortly after. He has released two albums and is currently working on the third. His songs continue to captivate listeners emotionally and transfer o

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TOKYO ROSENTHAL

TOKYO ROSENTHAL

"Rosenthal can draw you into his lyrics much the same way that James Taylor and Don Henley can". "Take Jackson Brownes’ personal confessions and wrap them in Kris Kristofferson’s world weary tales of broken relationships and you have an idea of what to expect from Tokyo Rosenthal." "This is Americana with real teeth in the lyrics" This and

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Tokyo Rosenthal

Tokyo Rosenthal

"Rosenthal can draw you into his lyrics much the same way that James Taylor and Don Henley can". "Take Jackson Brownes’ personal confessions and wrap them in Kris Kristofferson’s world weary tales of broken relationships and you have an idea of what to expect from Tokyo Rosenthal." "This is Americana with real teeth in the lyrics" This an

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YOUNGtim

YOUNGtim

YOUNGtim's mom says his sound is like Elvis Costello having sexual relations with the Wu Tang Clan with Johnny Carson on drums and managed by Don Draper . Born and raised in Levittown, NY YOUNGtim is a creamy blend of musical ingredients that is Pops Alternative to Rock & Roll. With metal, wood, vocal chords, and by way of computer, YOUNGtim writes

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