Jadan Trammell was born locally and moved around a lot as a kid, but never ventured too far from his roots. He began writing fairly young and started singing around 5 years ago. His papaw bought his first guitar at around 16, and he hasn’t put it down since. His love to create music continues […]
Ireland Owens is 20 years old and was born and raised in Lexington Kentucky. She has been singing her whole life, but she started writing songs and playing guitar about three years ago. She feels honored and is very excited to share some of her art with the Master Musicians Festival.
Evan McMillian is a singer/songwriter based out of California, KY. He started writing songs amidst the pandemic, then began playing open mic’s in and around the Cincinnati area. In a short period of time, he has garnered a lot of attention writing and singing songs about personal experiences and stories that he has picked up […]
Justin Foster is a young American country singer/songwriter born and raised in Somerset, Kentucky. 18 years old, and having grown up with music on all sides of his family, he’s sure to have a bright future in the industry. Justin was especially inspired to sing and write songs after his late friend passed away in […]
Stepping into the music scene in 2022, Hannah Howard’s musical career has taken inspiration from artists like David Ramirez to bring forth a new spin on indie/ folk rock- claiming the title of “ethereal folk.” Rooted in Eastern Kentucky, Hannah’s raw and impassioned songwriting was birthed from life in small-town Appalachia. From uplifting melodies to […]
Amanda Balltrip is a voice instructor located in downtown Somerset. Her formal training from the University of Kentucky Opera Theater led her to sing at such places as Lincoln Center in New York, the Royal Academy of Music in Dublin, Ireland, and Bogotá, Colombia. Her focus is now on her students and bringing music to […]
Van Winkle & the Spirits
In this fast-paced, give more day and age, sometimes you just need that settled, relaxed, be your true self, come home feeling. That’s exactly what Van Winkle & the Spirits offers in its Americana music. There’s a subtle and hard to translate difference between house and home, but that is that same difference in music […]
Jordan Foster Family & Co.
Jordan Foster is an American Country Singer/Songwriter and guitarist born in Somerset, Kentucky. Following the release of his 2022 EP, “I Need a Train”, he suffered a vocal injury which temporarily slowed down his bands busy tour schedule. Eager to help get them back on the road, Jessalynn (vocals, piano) and Justin (vocals, guitar) Foster […]
Rye Davis is a modern day troubadour from Pig, Kentucky. He has been an invited performer at Nashville’s famous Bluebird Cafe. Brad Paisley gave Rye a big compliment when he said to him,” You sound a lot like Alan Jackson.” Rye’s smooth, distinctive vocals, captivating songs and live show energy bring his brand of country […]
Southern songwriters Anna Kline and John Looney are Swift Silver. Their collaboration spans well over ten years of exploring the great expanse of the American songbook—touring, songwriting and celebrating the tenets of Southern sound: the redemptive strains of Southern gospel, the drawling tremolo of rhythm and blues, and the twang of the rural soul. Anna […]