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The Barrel Boys Churn Out Toe Tapping Tunes

Featuring luscious vocals and barn-burning instrumentals, The Barrel Boys are a new staple on the bluegrass scene. Appreciated for their versatility and eclecticism, their repertoire ranges from bluegrass to classic country, old-time, folk, and roots rock. Their debut full-length album of entirely original tunes features the superb...

Reuben And The Dark Making Their Mariposa Debut

Reuben And The Dark is a collection of five multi-instrumentalists and vocalists that make chilling, emotive folk and soul driven by dark, introspective lyrics exploring the duality of misery and joy. Boasting a rare chemistry between all of its members, the group has emerged from the...

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,...

Graydon James & the Young Novelists Making a Mariposa Pit Stop

Graydon James & the Young Novelists play everything from roots-rock barnstormers to heartbreaking folk ballads. Over the duration of three fast-paced years, they have won a Galaxie Rising Star award, toured several times, played innumerable festivals, clubs, house concerts and cafés, and released three recordings....