Justin Townes Earle
Named after legendary country-folk artist Townes Van Zandt, Nashville-born and bred Justin Townes Earle has had the rich artistic roots of the deep-south flowing through his veins since birth. Putting that heritage to use, Earle has created a clean and simple aesthetic style that is truly all his own. After winning the prestigious American Music Award for “Emerging Artist of the Year” in 2009, Earle released the increasingly mature Harlem River Blues in 2010 to vast critical acclaim. For more information, visit http://www.justintownesearle.com/
Chicago native Andre Williams is truly an R&B legend. As a songwriter and producer for overtly influential acts such as Ike Turner, Edwin Starr, and Stevie Wonder, Williams has left a vitally important mark on the music industry as a whole. Known today as “Mr. Rhythm,” he continues to bring his eccentric and exciting musical style to every performance his gives. For more information visit http://www.myspace.com/68691228.