Sisters Mann (Alexandra and Lauren Mann) is a blend of identical twin blood harmonies and sensitive fingerpicking guitar. Sultry and effortless harmonies, blending together like only the voices of twin sisters can, combined with honest original songs is what you can expect to hear from Sisters Mann. Lead singer and keyboardist, Lauren, brings a seductive yet innocent presence to the stage, while Alexandra excites and electrifies with her dynamic fingerpicking and vocal harmonies.
With the lucky coincidence of being co-writers since birth, Sisters Mann is a confirmation that sometimes two brains are better than one. Whether they’re on stage or writing songs together, their unconditional love for each other is unmistakable, and they channel this into an authentic and honest performance.
Mixing the diverse musical styles of their multicultural hometown of Miami with the grassroots Americana vibe of Nashville helps create their original sound. Sisters Mann is a force to be reckoned with whether they are performing in one of the largest festivals in the world, Calle Ocho, or in intimate songwriting clubs like The Blue Bird Café. Through their music and their performances it is clear that Sisters Mann embraces what it means to be partners for life.
Tina & Her Pony met in Asheville, N.C. in 2009. Tina Collins (tenor banjo, tenor ukulele, guitar, vocals) and Quetzal Jordan (cello, guitar, vocals) spent two years holed up in the high desert mountain town of Taos, New Mexico, making music and friends, and becoming one of the iconic artist colony’s most beloved performing acts.
Tina and Her Pony released their full length, self-titled debut album in March 2012. The album was mixed and mastered in Oakland, Calif. with Myles Boisen (The Tigerlilies; Kronos Quartet) and features trumpeter Chris Grady (also featured on Tom Waits’ Mule Variations). After an 18 month album release tour spanning the United States and Canada, they established a new home base in Asheville, NC and began recording their forthcoming album, Champion at Echo Mountain Recording studio. Champion draws inspiration from and meditates on dreams, the subconscious, and death. The album will be released November 3rd 2017.
Collins and Jordan’s songwriting incorporates complexities in harmony and arrangement that queer the american folk tradition. Their unique sound draws inspiration from artists such as Nickel Creek, Sarah Jarosz, Gillian Welch and Crooked Still.