THE JAYHAWKS

The Jayhawks Origin Minneapolis, Minnesota Genres Alternative country, country rock, alternative rock The Jayhawks are an American alternative country and country rock band that emerged from the Twin Cities music scene during the mid-1980s. Their country rock sound was influential on many bands who played the Twin Cities circuit during the 1980s and 1990s like …

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LITA FORD

Lita Ford Birth name Lita Rossana Ford Born 19 September 1958 London, England, United Kingdom Origin Los Angeles, California Genres Glam metal, heavy metal Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter Instruments Guitar, vocals Lita Rossana Ford (born 19 September 1958) is an English-born American rock guitarist, actress, vocalist and songwriter who was the lead guitarist for the Runaways …

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JULIE DOIRON

Julie Doiron Birth name Julie Elaine Doiron Also known as Broken Girl Born June 28, 1972 Origin Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Genres Folk rock, indie rock Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter, photographer Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass, drums Julie Doiron (born June 28, 1972 in Moncton, New Brunswick) is an award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter of Acadian heritage. She has …

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CHERIE CURRIE

Cherie Currie Birth name Cherie Ann Currie Born November 30, 1959 Encino, California, US Genres Punk rock, hard rock Occupation(s) Musician, singer, songwriter, actress, artist, producer Instruments vocals, keyboards, guitar, tambourine Cherie Currie – Wikipedia Cherie Ann Currie (born November 30, 1959) is an American musician (instrumentalist, singer, songwriter), actress and artist. Currie was the lead vocalist …

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DIDIER LOCKWOOD (violin)

Didier Lockwood Born 11 February 1956 Calais, France Died 18 February 2018 (aged 62) Genres Jazz Occupation(s) Musician Instruments Violin Didier Lockwood (11 February 1956 – 18 February 2018) was a French jazz violinist. He played in the progressive rock/jazz fusion band Magma in the 1970s and was known for his use of electric amplification …

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THE MOD CONS (band)

The Mod Cons Formed in England   The Mod Cons, a British ’60s cover band with a moniker pinched directly from The Jam’s 1978 LP release played a sharp, upbeat Sunday afternoon set at Adelaide’s Lord Melbourne hotel, formely Tavern 63, The band looks the piece with the lead, rhythm and bass guitarists up front …

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PHIL KRAUS

Phil Kraus Philip Kraus (born November 17, 1950) is an American operatic baritone and stage director known for his performances with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, starting in 1991, and for his co-founding of Light Opera Works, a professional light opera company in Chicago, in 1980. Living up to his motto, “Have Percussion, Will Travel,” …

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JESSE BRAND

Jesse Brand Birth name Jesse David Brand Born Ferndale, Washington, United States Genres country, rock Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter, Actor Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano, bass guitar, drums, banjo, mandolin Jesse David Brand is a US songwriter, musician, and actor. esse Brand was born in Ferndale, Washington. He is the youngest son of Steve Brand, former touring …

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THE KENTUCKY HEAD HUNTERS (band)

Above: photograph by Brad U. Wheeler (L-R: Richard Young, Fred Young, Doug Phelps, Greg Martin) The Kentucky Headhunters Also known as Itchy Brother Origin Metcalfe County, Kentucky, U.S. Genres Country rock, southern rock The Kentucky Headhunters is an American country rock and Southern rock band. They were founded in 1968 as Itchy Brother, which consisted …

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JOYCE KENNEDY (singer)

Joyce Kennedy (singer) Joyce Kennedy, nicked “Baby Jean” (born 1948 in Anguilla, Mississippi) is an American singer raised in Chicago Joyce Kennedy was born in Anguilla, Mississippi, in 1948. Growing up as a young African American woman in Mississippi had little to no effect on the young Joyce. This was due to the fact that …

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