Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Alexander Peters who is a Maryland based songwriter with a conviction towards his craft. His relentless desire to resurrect the sounds of the past has taken his music down a long dirt road with a folk story at every turn. His lyrics resonate with the pursuit of the American dream and the blood sweat and tears of an honest man’s work. Bedded in the roots of Americana rhythm Alexander Peters has sprouted new life into the genre. With his live performances and two full length records he has established himself as a songwriter to be reckoned with in the Maryland region.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of The Herd of Main Street. The Herd of Main Street blends a soulful mix of Americana, classic country and classic rock n’ roll. Their music will “take the listener on a journey far outside the grip of the cold, grey city. This is the music of wind-swept country plains and stretches of open road disappearing into a distant vanishing point.” – Ray’s Realm. The Duo is songwriters Peter McKibben, who also plays guitar and harmonica, and his wife, multi-instrumentalist Gena McKibben -(Guitar, Slide guitar, Pedal Steel, Piano, Mandolin, banjo, vocals)
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Guava Jelly. Guava Jelly is a Caribbean-infused trio that appeals to cross generational audiences with their wide diversity of songs. Reggae vibes are woven throughout the fabric of the band’s music reminiscent of an afternoon chilling at a relaxed beach bar. Bridgette Michaels and Dawn Madak are an eclectic mix of cultural backgrounds reflecting the range of music they play. Bridgette, lead acoustic guitar and vocals, has deep roots in the Islands. Dawn, percussion and vocals, is not from the Caribbean but wishes she was. Guava Jelly has entertained audiences throughout the Annapolis, DC and Baltimore region for over 10+ years having played at hundreds of venues. Come sit in de sun with us, mon!
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Stefan Heuer. Stefan Heuer is an award-winning singer songwriter residing in Washington, DC. His original music has reached ears all over the world. Heuer's newly released EP entitled "Jungle Dreams" is a sonic portrayal of his journey through losing a loved one. Stefan frequently performs at venues in DC and NOVA, so keep an eye out on his calendar for upcoming events. Stefan mirrors elements of soul and blues, but his original music holds a strong foundation of folk. Some of Stefan's influences include Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, Allen Stone, Ben Howard, Citizen Cope, John Mayer, and many more.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Skribe. Skribe travels from town to town in a blue hearse spreading their own blend of garage folk: a soulful sound that draws from roots Americana & the 60's garage spirit. The bands' latest release 'Postcards' rumbles & creaks from the blues punk growl of 'Mayonnaise & Honey' to the Hawaiian lapsteel laced ballad 'Strangers' - a tribute to The Kinks.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Kristi Allen!
My name is Kristi Allen.
I have been a performing songwriter for 15 years now. I love to perform live, and I live for making an audience happy. There is no other feeling in the world than connecting with folks through song, and it feels even better when it is my song they are connecting to and enjoying.
I have spent years playing music in Charleston SC and Wilmington NC prior to moving to Chesapeake Beach MD. I have clocked countless hours of live performance in bars, restaurants, seaside bar and grills, outdoor events and small concert venues.
Join us for a tasting & enjoy the music of Seth Kibel & The Bay Jazz Project. Seth is one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier woodwind specialists, working with some of the best bands in jazz, swing, and more. Wowing audiences on saxophone, clarinet, and flute, Seth has made a name for himself in the Washington/Baltimore region, and beyond. He is the featured performer with The Alexandria Kleztet, Bay Jazz Project, Music Pilgrim Trio, The Natty Beaux, and more. Winner of 28 Washington Area Music Awards (Wammies), including "Best World Music Instrumentalist" (2003-11) and "Best Jazz Instrumentalist" (2005, 2007-8, 2011-14). His most recent recording, Seth Kibel Presents: Songs of Snark & Despair, was released in 2017 on the Azalea City Recordings record label. This album is a collections of songs, with music and lyrics by Seth, written in direct response to the 2016 Presidential election and the events that followed, and features an all-star cast of vocalists and instrumentalists from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of Tobias Russell music. Tobias Russell is a local Annapolis songwriter who has perfected his craft. His smooth sound is created by his multi talented balancing between keys, guitars, loops, and vocals. You don't want to miss this!
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Angela Charles. At her live shows you'll hear a wide range of music from Johnny Cash to Fleetwood Mac, from Paul Simon to Alanis Morisette, from The Cranberries to Coldplay. No matter what age you are you will feel right at home. Even though everyone loves a good cover, it's her original music that is creating a buzz around the Annapolis and Baltimore Music Scenes. Packed with catchy lyrics, harmonies and killer mandolin melodies, Angela released an early studio original "She Dont Mean a Thing" from her up and coming debut full length album to give her audience a small taste of what's in store for them in 2017!
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of singer songwriter Alexander Peters. Alexander Peters is a Maryland based songwriter with a conviction towards his craft. His relentless desire to resurrect the sounds of the past has taken his music down a long dirt road with a folk story at every turn. His lyrics resonate with the pursuit of the American dream and the blood sweat and tears of an honest man’s work. Bedded in the roots of Americana rhythm Alexander Peters has sprouted new life into the genre. With his live performances and two full length records he has established himself as a songwriter to be reckoned with in the Maryland region.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of Pete Best Music. Already a popular voice in the Baltimore/Washington Area before moving to Nashville, Pete and his band-the aptly named Peterbuilt-have opened for established stars, including Jack Ingram, Little Big Town, Trick Pony, Pat Green and Arron Lewis. Pete released his debut CD, Built to Last, in 2008 and made a splash with fans at the 2008 CMA Musical Festival. Growing up in Annapolis, Md., Pete enjoyed a variety of musical styles but developed a passion for country music because of the lyric-driven content of the songs.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of Sarah Paige! Sarah Paige is a singer-songwriter based in the Annapolis, MD area. A self-taught guitarist, her original songs are influenced by Daughter, Lucy Rose, and Norah Jones. Sarah's sincere vocals and heartfelt lyrics resonate with every audience she performs for.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Angie Miller. You may have seen acoustic Rock artist Angie Miller performing her original music at clubs, coffeehouses, festivals, and colleges throughout the mid-Atlantic region where she has carved out her reputation as a great performer and songwriter who knows "how to capture an audience," as washington post.com reviewer Maria Villafana says. Her debut CD, Ricochet, was released by Big Mo Records, featuring a cameo appearance by guitar legend Danny Gatton. Since then, she has produced two more independent releases and appeared on several compilation CDs. White Space is an all-acoustic recording that is organic and moving with sparse arrangements and introspective lyrics. Play is an exceptional live recording featuring a top-notch band that showcases Angie's great songwriting, smart lyrics, beautiful melodies and strong pop hooks. Her new single release, "Flying High", is the first track available from the new CD that is due out later this year.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of Miranda Haney. Heavily influenced by the country music of her childhood, Miranda uses music as a way of understanding. Her original songs range from folksy sing-a-longs to bluesy ballads to whatever genre she feels like playing around with next. She has performed in bars and restaurants from Baltimore to Ocean City, on big stages with bands and in garages with friends, and she loves any opportunity to share her music with small towns and big cities alike.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of Jacob Panic, a singer/song-writer/banjo-artist from Maryland. After receiving a scholarship in 2013 to study with the great Pete Wernick (aka Dr. Banjo) of the group Hot Rize, Jacob returned with an earnest desire to make the banjo his main instrument and focal point of his performances, which he has been doing for years in the Mid-Atlantic region. His latest recording was produced and recorded in Nashville, TN by GRAMMY award winning producer, Randy Kohrs. It features some of the regions best pickers and players including Kenny Aronoff and members of Mountain Heart.
"This has been a blast of a record to do as every song is an adventure and doesn't sound anything like any record I've done before. Acoustic, college-rock-grass!"-Randy Kohrs
Tasting reservations required. Schedule HERE
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Winship Wheatley.
CREATOR OF AMBIANCE- Winship is a full-time music maker with expertise in live performance, songwriting, recording, sound engineering, guitar, piano, drums, and vocals. He combines this uncommonly exceptional skillset to create his masterful sound
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of Jordan Sokel of Pressing Strings
Pressing Strings is an soul stirring trio based out of the Maryland’s capitol city of Annapolis. Their sound is a blend of American Roots, Blues, Folk, Rock and Reggae. The music stems from lead singer Jordan Sokel’s bluesy and soulful songwriting and anchored firmly by drummer Brandon Bartlett and bassist Nicholas Welker. As a trio the band has performed and recorded relentlessly, consistentlyreleasing new material. 2016 will see two new EP’s from the band. Five From Three (March 2016), a 5 track EP done mostly live with minimal overdubbing, and Most Of Us (summer 2016) which the band teamed up with producer Scott Jacoby (John Legend, Jose James, Vampire Weekend…) and engineer/producer Neil Dorfsman (Bruce Springsteen, Dire Straits, Bob Dylan…)
Tastings by reservation only. Schedule HERE
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of Amber North. Amber North is a band based out of Maryland. They first got together in 2016. They often describe themselves as having a "soulgrass" sound - a unique combination of indie, folk, and soul elements. The members include Jessie Hofmann, Jason Kearse, and Johnnie Kearse III.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of The Befuddlers. The Befuddlers is an acoustic roots music trio from Annapolis, MD. Their roots stretch from Brazil to Ireland and beyond, incorporating the music of many different folk cultures, with some unusual twists.
They have performed a monthly residence at the 49 West Coffeehouse, Winebar, and Gallery in downtown Annapolis since early 2010, and can also be seen at other events around the region.
A typical set may include:
Original Songs and Instrumentals, Bluegrass Songs, American and Celtic Fiddle Tunes, Bossa Nova, American Folk Music, Gypsy Jazz, Swing, Classic Rock, Blues, Western Swing, and Puerto Rican mountain music
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Rachel Pletts. DC area singer/songwriter Pletts, originally from Jamestown, New York is all about the lyrics. This soulful folk rock mash up delivers the gamut from Dylan like story songs to Adeles’ heart-rending power ballads. Names of the like, Adele, Norah Jones, Janis Joplin, and Sia are often thrown out in comparing her emotive smoky sound and style. The words and delivery are paramount and the musical arrangement envelopes the audience so as to utterly sweep them away into the story. From intimate living room shows to grand theaters, Pletts has a God-given ability to draw the audience near and share wonderfully sweet moments.
Pletts can currently be found playing in and around Annapolis, Baltimore, DC Metro area, and New York City. Her travels have carried her around the US with several solo tours and throughout Spain and Ghana, sharing her music and life changing stories. She released her first EP, Up in Smoke, June 2013 and is in the finishing stages of recording a full length album, Mercy was a Hard Hard Year.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the sounds of Kavoossi Music. Charles Kavoossi is more than just a singer or a songwriter from Annapolis. As a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for composing, his songs pack unique and technical experiences between catchy choruses that are bound to get stuck in your head. Growing up a child of the 90s, Charles brings a refreshing creative energy to a seemingly familiar new sound.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Brent Schraffenberger. Born and raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Brent Schraffenberger has been working to make a name for himself in the local music community for years. Always exploring new opportunities and projects, he has collaborated with many different musicians in the area, while at the same time pursuing his solo musical adventures. Brent's music can be described as a blending of folk/country/americana with influences from all genres. His songs are a fusion of storytelling intermingled with attempts to explore his own experience of life and how we interact with the world around us.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Black Rhinoceros
Erin Snedecor + Ahren Buchheister
Cello+Guitar (vocal x 2). Ahren and Erin weave together a tapestry of intricate melodies that brings to life their self deprecating nerd rock.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Gary & Leah. GARY WRIGHT & LEAH WEISS play American roots music. Drawing from the traditions of Appalachian old-time and country music, their repertoire is a blend of originals, reinvented and traditional songs and tunes, and innovative contemporary covers. Driving fiddle lines and tight harmony singing are trademarks of their sound.
Gary Wright & Leah Weiss perform as a duo as well as in various acoustic and electric bands. Their musical palette is wide and rich. They are seasoned and versatile performers who have played for and appeal to a range of audiences, from intimate settings such as house concerts and weddings, to barn dances, to clubs and festival stages.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy the music of Kaylyn Marie. Kaylyn started playing guitar after her beloved mother had a dream that repeated, "Kaylyn has long fingers. She should play guitar". Admittedly, she was unaware if she should be persuaded or dissuaded by this hint of lunacy. Nevertheless, she learned a few chords and happily found herself losing track of time. Her musical influences range from 50's Classic Pop to 60's Greenwich Folk with a myriad of jazz and a collage of the blues.
Join us for a tasting and enjoy music by Maryland native and roots rocker, Jennifer Van Meter. She's been at it for over ten years now as a songwriter and performer, with upwards of 95 shows in 2014. With a catalog of songs pushing the forty mark, Jen continues to blur the genre lines while refusing to constrict the songs from becoming what they will.