Musicians in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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MizAcoustic/ Americana / Roots Rock
MiZ is an Americana / Roots Rock artist from Northeast Pennsylvania known for masterful guitar playing, well-crafted songwriting, and powerful and energetic live performances. Mike Mizwinski, better known simply as MiZ has been privileged to play out since the age of 15. He has opened for acts like Jason Isbell, The Wallflowers, Blues Traveler, Derek Trucks, America, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Shawn Colvin, Leon Russell, Chris Isaak, Peter Wolf, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Jackie Greene, Railroad Earth and many more. MiZ is two time winner of the tri-state indie award for "acoustic artist of the year' and is currently on tour promoting his second studio album 'A Year Ago Today'. MiZ has been traveling the US and beyond for over ten years. His first touring gig was with jazz fusion titans- Gongzilla, then he moved on to play in bluegrass, folk, country and blues bands before finally starting his own group and recording his first record- East Hope Avenue in 2011. Since then MiZ has played from LA to NYC, Austin to Nashville, Berlin Germany to Northern Canada, including slots at SXSW, Peach Music Festival (4 years), Gathering of the Vibes, and many many more.
Megan KatarinaSinger-Songwriter Megan Katarina
Megan Katarina is a Florida born and raised singer-songwriter. She began writing music and poetry at age 6, when she discovered Shel Silverstein and Martina McBride. She started playing guitar at age 12. Now, at just 22, Megan has shown the work ethic of an established musician. She performs at prestigious venues, such as the Bluebird Cafe, The House of Blues Orlando, and has shared the stage with artists like Asleep at The Wheel, Drew Baldridge, and Emerson Drive and more.
Matt WatersMatt Waters is the rock and blues, bringing a sound and a show to crowds all over the country.
Matt Waters is a soulful songwriter, and an infectious front man born in Cincinnati, OH. At a young age he found a love for the guitar and songwriting which pushed him to find mentors in Cincinnati as well as Nashville, TN who would help him to find his voice as an artist. Waters has played all over the Midwest promoting his music as a solo act and backed by his band. The shows are packed full of energy and soul that brings a crowd to their feet. During 2017, Waters partnered with producer, Greg Yock, to begin recording his debut album starting with his latest single "Wild". With more to come in 2018, please follow along and be a part of the musical journey ahead.
Kevin BurtBlues Entertainer and Educator
Des Moines, IA
For over 25 years, Kevin Burt has electrified audiences with his soulfully smooth vocals and dispelling the myth that Blues can't come from Iowa. Along with performing, Kevin has been recognized by Iowa Governor Chet Culver for his Blues education program. In 2018 Kevin took the top honors at the International Blues Challenge for Solo/Duo act, was nominated for a BMA for Best Emerging Artist and was inducted into the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame.
Mark RosePop & Rock Singer-Songwriter
Mark is best known as a solo artist, and as former front man of indie/emo rock band Spitalfield. He has spent the greater part of the past decade writing, recording, and performing--and is showing no signs of slowing down. Alternative Press Magazine writes, "Rose’s debut solo album, Wonderful Trouble (2011, self-released), has the style and emotion of a John Hughes movie soundtrack." This makes a lot of sense, as Mark grew up in the Chicagoland area many of these films took place.
Jerry JacobsHigh-energy Pop/Country/Rock from Nashville, TN
“’Maybe Tonight’ by Jerry Jacobs may be your new favorite song,” writes Whiskey Riff. The popular country music and lifestyle blog has Jerry Jacobs’ debut single “on repeat, all day.” Country artist and songwriter Jerry Jacobs landed onto Nashville’s music scene in early 2014, and has been making noise in Music City and across the nation ever since.
Steven CadeAward Winning Modern Country Artist
Steven Cade is a Nashville based, award-winning modern country artist and singer/songwriter. Originally from Texas, Steven arrived to Nashville by way of California. He has been the featured artist and/or opening act for Eric Church, Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood, Frankie Ballard, Shania Twain, Billy Currington, Gavin DeGraw and others.
Jeff Anvinson, owner/operator of JLA Music, has over forty years of very broad experience in the music field, including performing, arranging, composing, conducting, music engraving, music transcribing, recording, teaching, writing, music criticism, producing audio and video recordings, and more. His recordings are released on his own label, JLA Music, including original songs and sophisticated arrangements. He creates high quality music editions of Brazilian composer Ernst Mahle's guitar compos
Mary Vaughn BandMary Vaughn and her Band are ready to bring MUSIC!
Mary Vaughn is a singer, songwriter and musician in Chicago, IL. She and her band are dedicated to making genuine music with an eclectic yet modern sound. Our live performance fusing rock, blues, pop and more integrates Mary's stunningly powerful vocals for a show that awes and inspires. We are so excited to bring our unique sound to our favorite city... Chicago! Do you need a band for your bar or venue? Maybe your event or party? Let Mary Vaughn Band bring the MUSIC.