Blues / Folk / Rock
Sarah Ayers Band: www.sarahayersband.com
Donovan Roberts: www.donovanrobertsduo.com
Go to their live show for the (can you really call it?) rock but stay for the way the two lead singers and their songs grab your heart. Just when the rhythm section has put the audience into the mystic embrace of frontman Kipchoge (think Tom Petty smoking sunflowers while delivering the State of the Onion), into the mix slips punk Latina (she's Uruguayan) seductress Eco. Yelling then whispering, tender then brutal, she evokes Courtney, Norah and Manu but transcends all three. Supported by an all-star cast, (charismatic young drummer/beat boxer Isaac James from Afro-Celt trio Root Down One; Congolese/French ...