Orange County native Matt Costa is always happiest on the road. Coming off a strong year of touring around his critically acclaimed album of California story songs Santa Rosa Fangs, Costa is set to release new music throughout 2019, starting with a new single in May. Costa has a knack for writing timeless, sweetly tragic songs reflective of his big heart with an edge of folk rock.
JD & The Straight Shot- vocalist/guitarist Jim Dolan, guitarist/vocalist/mandolinist Marc Copely, upright bassist/banjoist Byron House, violinist/vocalist Erin Slaver, drummer/percussionist Shawn Pelton and guitarist/vocalist Carolyn Dawn Johnson – is comprised of friends whose joy in telling stories together shines through each sparkling track of their new all-acoustic album The Great Divide. Inspired by artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Civil Wars, Jefferson Airplane, Three Dog Night and The Yardbirds, The Great Divide boasts unforgettable hooks, soaring melodies and powerful stories. JD & The Straight Shot has toured with luminaries like the Eagles, Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Keith Urban, Don Henley, Dixie Chicks, Jewel, Joe Walsh, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Icon Vs. Icon declares JD & The Straight Shot “Is an absolute powerhouse that continues to dazzle crowds.”
The tour offers listeners and music fans across North America the chance to see the type of new and emerging singer-songwriters featured regularly on SiriusXM’s Coffee House channel.
SiriusXM’s Coffee House channel plays singer-songwriters and rare acoustic versions of songs. Listeners will hear music from artists including Vance Joy, Julia Michaels, Hozier, Brandi Carlile, Shawn Mendes, The Lumineers and many more. SiriusXM subscribers are able to listen to Coffee House (ch. 14) on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to www.SiriusXM.com/streaming to learn more.