Chris Rodrigues & Abby the Spoon Lady

WRF2018 Chris Rodrigues & Abby the Spoon Lady Chris Rodrigues is a one-man band and multi-instrumentalist from the Asheville NC area. Growing up learning traditional songs from his family, he has carved out his own unique blues- Appalachian style. Abby the Spoon Lady is a folk percussionist, storyteller, and free speech activist. After riding the…

White Ghost Shivers

White Ghost Shivers

White Ghost Shivers Peeling the faces off the unsuspecting since 1999, we revel in string-band music from the 20s and 30s, mixing early jazz, hokum, vaudeville, ragtime, western swing and hillbilly, yet unleashing the gutterous underbelly of a pseudo-rock world gone wrong. YEE HAW! Imagine a smorgasbord of Cab Calloway, circus sideshow, KISS, cabaret, Hee…

The Dead South

The Dead South

The Dead South The Dead South have been described as outlaws, modern hillbillies and Mumford and Sons’ evil twins, but the best way to describe the Regina, Saskatchewan -based band is fearless. They’re a rare musical commodity – a band that’s equally compelling on record as they are on stage. While The Dead South’s signature blend…

Shawn James & The Shapeshifters

Shawn James & The Shapeshifters Shawn James & The Shapeshifters are a 5 piece heavy blues rock band from Fayetteville, Arkansas. Their brand of hard hitting electrified dirty delta blues rock combined with Shawn’s soulfully roaring vocals make for an intense listening experience whether playing the records or seeing them live. ​ With their busy…

Possessed by Paul James

WRF2018 Possessed by Paul James Fans of singer/songwriter and one man band Possessed By Paul James my be surprised to find out that playing music is not his only passion. Though he somehow finds the time to make appearances all over the US and Europe throughout the year, down in the Texas Hill Country he’s…

Porter Union

Porter Union

WRF2018 Porter Union Porter Union, led by husband and wife, Cole Michael Porter and Kendra Porter, is the result of the two old souls spending the better part of the last decade traveling the country together to play their music everywhere from the dive bars and honky tonks to festivals and theaters. When you hear…

Joseph Huber

Joseph Huber

WRF2018 Joseph Huber Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist Joseph Huber was a founding member of the .357 String Band–a group that, despite its abrupt break-up, still continues to gain popularity and is known as one of the most influential groups in the recent insurgent underground country and bluegrass movement. Having moved from .357, Huber has honed his songwriting abilities…

Hillbilly Casino

Hillbilly Casino

WRF2018 Hillbilly Casino With a high-energy blend of rockabilly, honky tonk, and punk rock, Hillbilly Casino pride themselves as champions of Real American Music. Spend time with any of their four full-length albums, and you’ll hear influences from Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, The Blasters, Nick Curran and more. Their newest album, Red, White & Bruised,…