Susan Cattaneo with Lisa Bastoni, Samantha Farrell, Jenee Halstead and Danielle Miraglia
Following a ten year break from music, a career change, and two children, Massachusetts songwriter Lisa Bastoni has returned with The Wishing Hour (2017). Recorded mainly in the wee hours of the night in the kids' play room, the album debuted as #1 most played on Boston's WUMB. Within the past two years, Lisa has been selected to showcase at the Kerrville New Folk Contest, New England Regional Folk Alliance conference, as well as the Falcon Ridge and New Song Music/LEAF Festivals. She has opened for artists such as Lori McKenna, The Low Anthem, Regina Spektor and Arlo Guthrie. "Americana of the highest order...along the lines of Gretchen Peters or Patty Griffin" (Maverick-UK). A follow-up album will be released in September 2019. www.lisabastoni.com
Susan Cattaneo is one of Bostons most respected songwriters. A powerful singer and sophisticated writer, Susan blends rock, folk and blues with a healthy dose of country. Call it New England Americana with a twang. Last year, she was nominated for Best Americana Artist in the 2018 Boston Music Awards, and she performed and won the 2018 Connecticut Folk Festival. Her latest album The Hammer and The Heart charted #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and yielded a #1 song on folk radio and a top 10 album of 2017. She is a two-time Kerrville Folk Finalist, a Falcon Ridge Emerging artist, and a winner or finalist in The Independent Music Awards, the Philadelphia Songwriters Project and the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest. Susan also practices what she preaches and teaches Songwriting at the Berklee College of Music.
Samantha Farrell is a Boston based singer-songwriter with a sonic style that seamlessly moves the needle across genre. Her music is imbued with poetic folk lyricism, jazz-infused vocals and a steady pop sensibility.
"Prodigious and undulating vocals that are delivered with rare, swinging passion."
For those who like a voice packed with an emotional charge, yet soft on the ears, as well as mesmerically told stories a little on the enigmatic side, then Jenee Halsteadmade of utterly raw, singer-songwriting talentwill take you on an immensely enjoyable journey. - Emily Sexton, Maverick Magazine
"Straddling the line where folk/roots meets rock/blues, Miraglia has a voice that can go from a raspy come-hither purr to an Etta James-esque powerhouse belt, although she may be best known for her lead thumb a heavy, thumping strike on her Gibson thats backdrop percussion in itself." - Lauren Daley, The Boston Globe
2018 Boston Music Award Nominee for Blues Artist of the Year
2015 Boston Music Award Nominee for Singer/Songwriter of the Year
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