Performers

Singer

Since gently sidling onto the scene in 2018 with the beautifully woozy ballad ‘I Love Her So’, the Scottish troubadour and eldest daughter of The Proclaimers' Craig Reid has become a singular new voice in Americana. Her gigs bring a sense of calm to all the madness and mayhem with the stark honestly of her softly sung folk songs.

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Group

The Swedish sister-trio are the perfect band to get the party started with. Their riotous blend of folk rock with infectious pop hooks will have you jumping around and punching the air like you’re at a Yeah Yeah Yeahs concert in the early noughties.

With hints of First Aid Kit, Haim and MUNA, their punky take on Americana is winning fans all over. Get on the bandwagon while you still can.

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Duo

Another Duo/Group of the Year nominee for the 2022 AMA Honors & Awards, husband and wife duo Michael Trotter Jr. and Tayna Blount-Trotter use their mighty, magnetic voices to spread a message of hope and joy as The War & Treaty.

It's been a huge year for the partners, who have just signed their first major record deal with Universal Music Group Nashville. They've opened for the likes of Al Green, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell and John Legend. Clearly, you don't want to miss out. 

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Singer

The complex compositions and daringly inventive style of Yasmin Williams is second to none.

Not satisfied with traditional fingerstyle methods whilst she was teaching herself guitar, the instrumentalist developed a distinctive way of playing that includes lap tapping — or using the neck as though it were a keyboard — drumming the guitar’s wooden frame and tap dancing for an additional rhythmic layer, and even bowing.

The Virginia native released her sophomore record in 2021 to critical acclaim.

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Singer

Leon Bridges' first strides as a soul-inspired R&B artist prompted comparisons to legends like Sam Cooke and Otis Redding, but he quickly came into his own as a Grammy Award-winning, globally touring artist.

The Texas native has gone from stride to stride in the last couple of years, shooting to the very forefront of popular music, garnering praise from a multitude of musicians across the genre spectrum, including Holler fav Charley Crockett.

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