January 2015

Taj Weekes & Adowa Bringing a Reggae Groove to Mariposa

Taj Weekes & Adowa unite social consciousness with a Reggae groove, then blend in elements of acoustic roots-rock and Afro-folk. Theirs is a rich and vibrant sound that defies genre and has garnered critical acclaim and enthusiastic audiences around the globe. The band members hail from Jamaica,...

Reverend Robert Jones, Sr., Heading for Mariposa

Singer, storyteller and multi-instrumentalist, Reverend Robert Jones, Sr., uses folk, blues, spirituals and other American Roots music to champion the beauty and power of our shared culture. A lifelong Detroiter, he has been performing professionally for nearly 30 years for festivals, schools, civil rights organizations and...

Doug Paisley Making a Mariposa Appearance

Doug Paisley has an outsider’s keen perspective. He taps into the social lifeblood of America, gently and reverently, with songs that are steeped in poetry, harmony and sweetness, and performed with a honeyed, craggy, and knowing voice. An artist whose work is not burdened by the trappings...

Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band Romping Through Mariposa

There’s something special about a jug band! It’s like comfort food, tunefulness, history and fun all rolled together into one entertaining, wholesome package. The Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band is this and more, with their original tunes in the style of the jug bands of the 1920s, plus some...