Contemporary blues singer-songwriter, bassist and powerhouse performer, Danielle Nicole is a true privilege to see live. Known best for her time spent in her family’s band, Trampled Under Foot, Danielle made her solo debut in March of 2015, shortly after receiving the award for Best Instrumentalist-Bass at the 2014 Blues Music Awards.
Two-time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones exploded onto the pop scene in 1978 and has made a career of fearlessly experimenting with her sound and persona over 15 critically acclaimed albums. A cultural phenomenon, Rolling Stone magazine put her on its cover twice in two years, and Saturday Night Live gave her an unprecedented three songs for her second appearance. Rickie is both a character in the songs and the songwriter singing, defying convention with her sometimes brazen sexuality and the mixed bag of jazz, rock and what has come to be known as ‘confessional’ songwriter performances. Continue reading