With a style that is raw and powerful yet intricately woven, RevelWood Mission delivers a soulful, driving sounds and musical tapestry that is rich with dynamic guitars, atmospheric keys, three-part harmonies, and a commanding rock’n’roll rhythm.
Michael Franti is a globally recognized musician, humanitarian, and activist revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health & wellness, worldwide philanthropic efforts and the power of optimism.
Of Good Nature incites and unites listeners with a fusion-friendly approach to today’s music, uncovering a highly accessible sound that concentrates on lyrics, uplifting energy and musicianship, packed into a potent blend of alternative, pop, rock, soul, and reggae.
Colony House quietly steamrolled into the mainstream on their 2014 full-length debut, When I Was Younger, with its lead single “Silhouettes” becoming the #1 most-played track on SiriusXM’s Alt Nation for four consecutive months.
For the members of Nashville-based alternative rock trio Goldpark, the best music comes from true collaboration. The warmth and strength of their bond, as both friends and musical partners, ripples through each song they create and every show they perform.
Pianist Lovell Bradford, originally from Gary, Indiana, had his first musical influences in the church where his grandmother played every Sunday. His connection with Jazz emerged during his studies at Central State University and on the up and coming jazz scene in Columbus, Ohio before moving to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2002. Bradford has performed with artists such as Jennifer Holiday, Pharez Whitted, Slide Hampton, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Wes “Warmdaddy” Anderson, Ronnie Burrage, and many others. He is the Adjunct Jazz Piano Instructor at Davidson College and currently serves on the faculty of Jazz Arts CHARLOTTE (JAC) Youth Ensembles & Workshops and is a frequent performer at The Jazz Room in Charlotte, NC.
Junior Astronomers seek to achieve more than just reactions from onlookers; the band itself tries to document the human experience. With a gritty post-punk indie rock style, this quartet is high-energy, loud, impulsive, and exciting.
Iceland native and current Charlottean, Jason Jet has rooted himself in the niche musical style of indie-soul with a sound that transcends a sensual, trance-like and captivating hold over listeners. Gifted with an impressive tenor voice and lyricism skill, and equipped with advanced production prowess, Jason Jet is well on his way to carving out a name in the industry. Jet has already won numerous awards including a NY Urban Music Award, a Carolina Music Award, and has shared stages with the likes of Anthony Hamilton, Dwele, Eric Roberson, Sunshine Anderson, and Dj 9th Wonder. Jason’s upcoming sophomore release is on the horizon, a project centered around Self-Realization and titled ‘The Great Escape’. Be on the lookout for Jet and The Kru.
A Hickory resident for almost 20 years, Tony Eltora’s music is best described as Bluesy Americana Soul. His sounds are influenced by blues, rock, and jazz music, telling stories of love, loss, and rebirth.
A staple in the Charlotte music scene, The Hawthornes are a step towards music-retro. Fusing imaginative, melodic hooks with sultry vocals, fiery guitars, and luscious grooves, The Hawthornes color the musical winds with a rare and unique blend of rock, soul, funk, and jazz.