From the moment he made his debut in the 1970s, Joe Ely has blended rock-and-roll sensibilities to hardcore honky tonk and become one of the most recognizable and respected artists to hail from the Lonestar state.Growing up on the vast and empty plains of West Texas, his legend was forged onstage with relentlessly riveting live performances, hammered out over thousands of shows and countless touring miles from Lubbock to London and back again the long way around. He has been embraced as a kindred spirit by artists as diverse as Bruce Springsteen, Linda Ronstadt, Tom Petty and The Clash. Over his four-decade career, he’s been at the forefront of Outlaw Country, Alt-Country, Texas Country and Americana, and has been recognized as one of the best songwriters of his generation.
Described as “one of the best acoustic pickers on the scene today,” Cary Morin brings together the great musical traditions of America and beyond like no other. With deft fingerstyle guitar and vocals that alternately convey melodic elation and gritty world-weariness, Morin crafts an inimitable style often characterized as acoustic Native Americana with qualities of blues, bluegrass, jazz, jam, reggae, and dance. A Crow Tribal member, Cary has won numerous awards for his work, particularly for his 2017 release, Cradle to the Grave.
As a member of the “Apsaalooke Nation”, Supaman makes his home on the Crow reservation in Montana. “Supaman” Is Christian Takes Gun Parrish, a Native American dancer and innovative hip hop artist who has dedicated his life to empowering and spreading a message of hope, pride and resilience through his original art form. A multi-award winning artist, his 2018 nominations brought him home awards for Best Hip Hop Album and Best Producer for the Indigenous Music Awards. His latest video’s titled “Prayer Loop Song” and “Why” both have gone viral and have received millions of views on youtube and facebook which has put him in high demand touring extensively throughout the U.S.A and internationally.
Film Score Composer and Music Supervisor for the Earl Biss Documentary, Lisa is an award winning composer in the State of Colorado, Lisa creates music for film, choir, instrumentals ensembles, piano and more. Lisa has played piano since age seven. In high school, she toured Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, and six countries in Europe with American Youth in Concert, playing euphonium in a concert band. Later, she began composing music when she started hearing music in her dreams. Although her career has centered mostly around Visual Arts, her recent dive into filmmaking integrates her love for Storytelling, the Visual Arts, and Music.
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