Jimmy and the Gooch
Jimmy and the Gooch is a folk-rock duo from Long Island, New York. They are inspired by folk bands such as The Avett Brothers and Mumford and Sons, as well as other various influences from others genres, including classic rock and bluegrass. The duo features banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitars and harmonies characteristic of their genre as well as original lyrics that add a unique personality to their music. They currently have two EP's available on iTunes, titled "Jimmy and the Gooch" and "Sundown and Daybreak." You can find them on Facebook as well.
The Loose Handle Band
The Loose Handle Band's energetic, passionate folk-rock style is born from a long tradition of American music and brings new life to it. Inspired by The Avett Brothers and Mumford & Sons, this ensemble featuring guitar, upright bass, banjo and mandolin will make you remember just how deeply music affects us all. For more info and updates, find them here on Facebook. You can also follow them on Twitter and on Myspace
Runaway Youth is a folk rock band, influenced by John Mayer, Bob Dylan, Eric Hutchinson and other similar artists. We like to incorporate violin and harmonies into most of our music, getting all of our band members involved in singing. We also are exploring new outlets and ways to create new sounds, such as incorporating more harmonica into our live performances and messing around with reverb and other effects. Find them on Facebook.
The Novel Ideas
The Novel Ideas are a folk rock outfit of friends from the great state of Massachusetts. They spent the past year recording their third album, "Home" in a barn in Jaffrey, NH. Find them on their website or bandcamp.