Beginning with his first concert in Rome in 1979, Seattle-based, award winning, Segovia-trained guitar artist/composer Andre Feriante has performed for over three decades in Europe, S. America and throughout the U.S., bringing his sensual, contemporary sound to an otherwise traditional genre. His creative blend of classical, flamenco and Brazilian styles, speaks to people from all walks of life. In recent years Feriante has garnered rave reviews for applying his innovative approach and guitar mastery to the ukulele and the nylon stringed banjo. In concert Feriante will take you on an inspiring musical journey with original music, He is well known for his calm and relaxed stage presence and for his ability to connect in a deep emotional way with his audience.
Eric Apoe is a veteran American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Seattle, Washington. His gravelly vocal style has been compared with Tom Waits. His music is based on American folk with strong jazz influences. He has also blended blues and klezmer music into his songs.
Apoe spent a number of years touring with Cajun fiddler Doug Kershaw, developing a lifelong passion for American Roots music. In 1979, Apoe was hired as the drummer for folksinger Tim Hardin who passed away the following year.
After playing in a number of lesser-known bands Apoe returned to his native Seattle from Los Angeles in 1992. His first solo album, “Songs of Love and Doom,” was released in 1996. He has since recorded four more albums with his group Eric Apoe And THEY and is currently working on a fifth as well as a tribute album to the late Ron Davies.