“PERHAPS NOT SINCE THE ARRIVAL OF MICHAEL HEDGES HAS THERE BEEN SUCH A BOLD ACOUSTIC INNOVATOR. REMEMBER HER NAME: YASMIN WILLIAMS HAS ARRIVED.” - PETE BROWN, VINTAGE GUITAR MAGAZINE
Yasmin Williams is an acoustic fingerstyle guitarist with an unorthodox, modern style of playing. Her music has been commonly described as refreshing, relaxing, and unique and has been called some of the most imaginative guitar music out today. She utilizes various techniques including alternate tunings, percussive hits, and lap tapping in her music to great effect.
Gear: Teredo Sitka / Spalted Tamarind GC
Nemanja Rebic (Nemo)
Nemo is a world-class virtuoso guitarist who was educated at the Conservatorium Van Amsterdam and was selected for private mentorship by India’s most esteemed maestros. He has toured and performed across Europe, the United States and India. His distinctive guitar playing style explodes with texture and emotion, incorporating classical-style picking and unconventional percussive techniques.
Gear: Bearclaw Sitka / Spalted Zebrawood OM
Infused with love cordials and pungent elixirs, Madeleine's music embodies the playful and deep resonance of her wild connection to the earth. With a contagious energy, her songs surge past the barriers of safe and expected into uncharted melodies inspired by her heart. Currently calling Rosendale, NY home, Madeleine pours her energy into building her music and feeding her community.
Gear: AYC/Mahogany Tenor Ukulele
Dante is a singer-songwriter from New York’s Hudson River Valley, whose songs read like a personal diary and sound like your favorite B-side. His unconventional style has developed from a collage of influences ranging from 60's sunshine pop to 90's garage rock. Acute lyric composition is at the forefront of each melody as his voice cuts through his rhythm guitar work in deep whispering lows and frantic hollering hoots.
Gear: Douglas Fir/ Figured Padauk OM
Born into a musical family, Casey has been living and playing music in the Hudson Valley for 12 years. Casey recorded her debut album at the Clubhouse in Rhinebeck, NY with Producer/world renowned guitarist Earl Slick.
Gear: Douglas Fir / Myrtlewood OM