Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (born September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas, USA) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, designer and actress. Knowles rose to stardom in the late 1990s as a founding member and the lead singer of Destiny's Child. Knowles has sold more than 50 million records worldwide with the group and over 75 million records in her total career. After a series of commercially successful records with the group, she released her debut solo album, Dangerously in Love (2003)...
The Lonely Souls were born from a desire to play music different from the norm and feeling the need for passionate songs and storytelling that seems to be missing these days. Echoing the spirit of The Faces, The Band and The Rolling Stones they play a heady brew of homegrown Rock, Blues, Soul and Americana. The band are
Paul Clinton - lead vocals acoustic guitars.
Mark Clinton - vocals, lead and slide guitars.
Alan Hislop - rhythm guitar.
Kid Creole and the Coconuts are an American band created and led by August Darnell (aka Kid Creole). Their music incorporates styles like big band jazz, disco, and in particular Caribbean/Latin American salsa. The Coconuts are a glamorous trio of female backing vocalists whose lineup changes throughout the years. Thomas August Darnell Browder (aka August Darnell, aka Kid Creole) was born in Montreal, Canada, on 12 August 1950, the son of a French Canadian mother and a father from the Caribbean island of Dominica, but was raised in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Liam Singer studied piano as a child, and at 14 began recording songs on the accordion, synthesizer and theremin. In the early 2000s, Singer studied music composition at Kenyon College in Ohio, with harpsichord as his primary instrument. During his time at Kenyon he played in several bands and co-founded a 20-piece kazoo orchestra. Returning to Portland after college, Singer recorded his first album, The Empty Heart of the Chameleon, and played keyboards for The Scientifics (now Eliot Rose) and Nate Ashley.
This Providence (previously known as Sunday Best), is a four piece pop rock band from Seattle, Washington US. The members of This Providence came together in the summer of 2001 and soon after recorded a 4 song demo CD, under the short lived name of "T minus 1." In 2003 they recorded the better known The Sunday Best EP, co-produced, and self-released (now out of print). While still in high school, they gathered a strong local following as well as some label attention. After graduating, the band released their debut full-length record, Our Worlds Divorce, produced by Casey Bates.
Hitting the laidback charm of Jonathan Richman square in the chest and mixing it up with a bit of his own carefree California beach pop sensibilities, Sonny Smith finds a way to make your problems melt away like the last rays of the setting sun. Carving out honest melodies but not without a curl of smirk in his lyrics, Sonny's both the wised elder sage imparting half a lifetime of wisdom and the constantly compelling student of life.
The band, Sunshine State, is based in Toronto, Canada. They started out more like a therapy session between the band
In early 1996, the world was seemingly reconciling some of its evolutionary hang-ups. Gary Kasparov defeated Deep Blue in one of the most epic chess matches of all time. Scientists discovered the possible evidence of life on Mars. President Clinton appointed the first female US Secretary of State. And in one cluttered basement in Wilmington, Delaware, the Spinto Band began to materialize. Spinto, huh?