JOSH TARP & THE STILL
Josh Tarp is a local Northern Virginia artist, and will be playing a rare full band show, ushering in the Holiday spirit you crave. Formed in 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Josh Tarp and The Still creates music that pushes the boundaries of genre stereotypes, creating a balanced pallet of folk, soul, and classic rock rounded together by constructively effortless songwriting. Since the genesis of the project, their songs have impacted a diverse and growing audience of true music lovers and easy listeners.
JTS released their first record, Vigilante EP in 2014. Recorded at The Cat Mansion Studio in Arden Hills, MN, this debut offering is an organic collection of Americana influences. Songs from Vigilante EP can have been heard on shows such as Showtime's "Shameless", Investigation Discovery's "Real Detective", MTV's "The Real World", NBC's "The Today Show", and many more.
INTRODUCING SPECIAL GUESTS
DawnL Ojeda started performing at the age of 3. At the tender age of 7, she began singing the National Anthem for the Minnesota Twins and Timberwolves. From age 9-14 she sang in a show called Country Tonite in Branson, MO. At age 14, she signed a record contract with Atlantic Records. DawnL has continued to perform at multiple venues in the Midwest throughout the years , but mostly uses her voice at Eagle Brook Church on the worship team these days. She is currently living in San Diego, CA married to a United States Marine who is also a musician so they love making music together!
Will McCarry is the lead singer and songwriter behind DC-based indie-folk band Wylder. First formed under in 2012, Wylder fuses indie-rock and chamber-folk into dynamic melodies and heavily textured instrumentals that evoke a diverse set of comparisons from Arcade Fire and Weezer all the way to Fleet Foxes.
Wylder’s debut album, Rain and Laura, was released in April of 2016, and was met with enthusiastic reviews from fans and critics alike. The band is currently in the midst of recording their next full length album and will be featured on the Rock Boat in early 2018 alongside Need to Breath, Barenaked Ladies and Sister Hazel among others.