They are well known for their soulful grooves delivered with a heavy rock-infused vibe and have earned themselves the nickname "Godfathers of NOLA funk". Dumpstaphunk has achieved critical acclaim for reviving the funk genre and pushing it into modern times with their unique sound that reaches out beyond regular audience circles.
Grammy nominees The Revelers’ sound is a spicy jambalaya of swamp pop, Cajun, zydeco, country and blues. It’s a powerful potion of roots music that celebrates the flavor of southwest Louisiana and makes you can’t help but get up and dance.
Ward Hayden & The Outliers (formerly Girls Guns & Glory) formed as an alternative to the music they found so common on popular airwaves. Hailing from Boston, the band is an outlier in the world of country music, playing their own amalgam of country music and early rock’n’roll at honky-tonks, beer joints and concert venues throughout the U.S.
A perennial favorite at Rhythm & Roots, Donna the Buffalo's eclectic and often socially conscious music has its base in traditional mountain music, infusing it with elements of Cajun/ zydeco, rock, folk, reggae, and country.
For more than 30 years, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys’ stunningly clean and cohesive performance of Cajun French music has propelled them into the world music limelight and garnered them multi-Grammy nominations and myriad awards and an ever-growing fan base.
The Mighty Soul Drivers are New England's keepers of the Memphis Soul flame. They mine the deepest old Soul nuggets and breathe new life into them while finding the cream of Memphis-styled contemporary tunes and creating their own soulful originals.
The Dustbowl Revival is an Americana Soul band with eight full-time members who mash the sounds of New Orleans funk, bluegrass, soul, pre-war blues, and roots music, into a genre-hopping, time-bending dance party that coaxes new fire out of familiar coal.