Urban Pioneers


Catch on to Joe Macheret in February 

Joe Macheret has played with just about everyone in this town. Currently he plays with The Tillers, Maria Carelli, Scott Risner, and his own band Joe’s Truck Stop. Music is what he loves. The pace and rhythm of it is great, and for him being a full time musician is something that he loves. I...

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Urban Pioneers: Catch ‘em at Whispering Beard Folk Festival 

The Urban Pioneers fronted my Liz Sloan and Jared McGovern are a freight train of a duo. Add in some upright bass and this train can really get raucous. Jared and Liz’s vocals and harmonies blend delightfully behind a punchy banjo and Liz’s break ya down fiddle. They have a new album...