JP Jones Band

JP Jones is about one of the finest songwriters in the Northeast. You may have heard his ‘Tiger Woods’ song on WUMB radio, or some of his other stuff. He’s great solo; he’s a monster with his band. www.jpjones.net

Paul Brady

Bonnie Raitt covered his song ‘Luck of the Draw’ and even named an album after it! In addition to Ms. Raitt, his songs have been covered by Joe Cocker, Santana, David Crosby, Cher (Cher?), Tina Turner, Mary Black, Lucy Kaplansky, etc. Learn more: www.paulbrady.com

Savoy Brown

These British blues rock vets had Kiss and AC/DC open for them. They opened for Cream back in 1967 and backed John Lee Hooker that same year. Members of Fleetwood Mac, Foghat, Humble Pie, Black Sabbath and other prominent bands were once members of Savoy Brown. Learn more: www.savoybrown.com

King Wilkie and Eilen Jewell Band

Like thier influences The Byrds and the Stones before them, the sextet named after bluegrass ‘founding father’ Bill Monroe’s favorite horse digs deep for the live root of musical tradition and shoots it up with a kind of synthesizing organic sexuality and urbanity that zings through those simple lonesome words. for more info www.kingwilkie.com Eilen Jewell is an official Narrows’ discovery. She opened for Sarah Borges earlier this year and did one heck of a job. So we’re bringing her and her band back to play their smoky, sultry alternative folk/country sound. Visit www.eilenjewell.com

Johnny A

He’s a guitar great who brought in 2006 at the Narrows. This year he’s playing a couple days early, bringing his Gibson Guitar-endorsed chops to our stage. If you followed the Boston scene, you probably know him from his work up there, including as Peter Wolf’s sideman. Learn more: www.johnnya.com

Jim Lauderdale

He’s a Grammy-winner who’s songs have been recorded by the Dixie Chicks, George Strait, Patty Loveless, Vince Gill and others. He’s collaborated with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, the legendary Ralph Stanley and Donna the Buffalo. This guy is on the ‘A’ list in the Nashville songwriting scene. It’s an honor to bring him to the Narrows for the first time. www.jimlauderdale.com

Old School Freight Train

These Virginia-based newgrass/pop/jam/whathaveyou young guys are so talented it almost hurts. We were blown away by their last visit. Damn, come to this show! www.osft.net If you think you’ve heard it all, this show is made for you.