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Lee DeWyze

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As the forerunner throughout most of American Idol season nine, Lee DeWyze became a favorite personality and entertainer. His shy demeanor and beautiful personality has brought him many fans from around the globe. Although DeWyze appeared humble and shy on the American Idol stage, he isnt a stranger to performing. He has been singing and playing guitar since he was... read full bio

Leftover Salmon

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Leftover Salmon is a genre-bending band from Boulder, Colorado. Their unique blend of bluegrass, rock, country, and Cajun/Zydeco, which the band calls Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass, has found favor with the jam band scene. The band formed by accident when a local band, the Salmon Heads, asked some members of the Left Hand String Band to fill some missing spots... read full bio

Legal Tender

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Legal Tender is a musical duo consisting of long-time local Steamboat musicians Jeff Swoyer and Tom Schwall, who have been playing a mix of popular rock and country classics since 1986. Their 200+ song repertoire covers everything from Simon and Garfunkel's The Boxer" and Mark Cohn's "True Companion", to Talking Heads' "Psychokiller" and the Gin Blossoms' "Hey Jealousy", with a... read full bio

Leo Kottke

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Leo Kottke is an American acoustic guitarist, who is recognized for his innovative finger-picking style, which draws on influences from blues, jazz, and folk music, and his syncopated, polyphonic melodies. He has overcome many personal obstacles, including partial loss of hearing and a nearly career-ending bout with tendon damage in his right hand, to arise as an acclaimed master of... read full bio

Lewis Watson

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Lewis Watson is an English singer-songwriter currently playing in venues around the UK and other locations. Watson was raised in Bicester, Oxfordshire, and currently has a YouTube channel labeled HolyLoowis. 2012 saw the release of his first EPs (It's got four sad songs on it BTW and Another four sad songs), which ultimately lead to a record deal with Warner... read full bio

Lianne La Havas

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Lianne La Havas is a London-born singer, songwriter, and guitarist. With her electric guitar strung high, and her beautiful, smoky, vibrato-rich croon of a voice enunciating every word, she seems to be confiding in you directly, with no filter in betweena strange (and rare) mix of fragility ... and impregnable, ensnaring confidence, raved the UKs Sunday Times about... read full bio

Liberty Voices

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The Liberty Voices is a world famous, eight-part a cappella group that sings Americana, Folk and Patriotic Songs. They have performed for five United States Presidents and have toured the country, been featured on national television and various parades. They perform at national as well as international conventions. The Liberty Voices have been called America's PREMIER a cappella stylists... and... read full bio


Book Limeliters for your next event.

The Limeliters are a folk music group formed by Lou Gottlieb (bass), Alex Hassilev (baritone), and Glenn Yarbrough (tenor). The group was active from 1959 until 1965, when they disbanded. After a hiatus of sixteen years Yarbrough, Hassilev, and Gottlieb reunited and began performing as The Limeliters again. The Limeliters are still active and performing, but Hassilev,... read full bio

Lindsay Ell

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Lindsay Ell is a Canadian country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Calgary, Alberta. Her music incorporates elements of rock, blues and pop within the country genre. She is signed to the U.S. Label Stoney Creek Records, a sister label of Broken Bow Records. Rolling Stone, Billboard and Guitar World have praised Ell's big league potential proclaiming her as one... read full bio


Book Lobo for your next event.

Roland Kent LaVoie, better known by the stage name Lobo, is an American singer-songwriter who was successful in the early 1970s, scoring several U.S. Top 10 hits, including Me and You and a Dog Named Boo", "I'd Love You to Want Me" and "Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend". By 1971, LaVoie had started calling himself Lobo (Spanish for... read full bio

Lord Huron

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Lord Huron is an American indie folk band from Los Angeles. The founder of the band, Ben Schneider, originally started Lord Huron as a musical and visual solo project but evolved into a fully collaborating indie folk band. Ben matured as a musician and often returned to Lake Huron for inspiration, leading to the release of his first EP, Into... read full bio

Loreena McKennitt

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Canadian singer/composer Loreena McKennitt in a recording career spanning nearly two decades, McKennitt's eclectic Celtic music has won critical acclaim worldwide and gold, platinum and multi-platinum sales awards in fifteen countries across four continents. She has acted and sung in, and composed music for, Stratford Festival of Canada productions ranging from The Tempest to The Merchant Of Venice. Her... read full bio

Lori McKenna

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Folk singer-songwriter Lori McKenna was recently nominated for the prestigious Grammy Award for Song of the Year and won Best Country Song for co-writing the hit Girl Crush, performed by Little Big Town. McKennas first four CDs: Paper Wings and Halo, Pieces of Me, The Kitchen Tapes, and Bittertown, were all critically acclaimed. She was an immediate success at the... read full bio

Loudon Wainwright

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Loudon Wainwright III is more than just a singer/songwriter. He is a folk singer, humorist, and actor. Wainwright has produced over 22 albums in his musical career and has appeared on numerous television shows and movies. He started his career as a writer and editor for Life magazine and became a folk singer in the late 1960s. Wainwright has won... read full bio


Book Lucette for your next event.

Known for her beautiful and haunting voice, Lucette holds an undeniably chilling power with her gentle voice. She is young, but her soul is vintage and romantic. Her live shows are full of emotion and take her audiences back to the days when artists like Neil Young, Emmylou Harris and Loretta Lynn ruled the music scene. The music video for... read full bio

Lucinda Williams

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Lucinda Williams recorded her first albums in a traditional country and blues style and received very little attention from radio, the media, or the public. She released her self-titled album, Lucinda Williams. This release featured Passionate Kisses", a song later recorded by Mary Chapin Carpenter that garnered Lucinda her first Grammy Award for Best Country Song in 1994. Her greatest... read full bio

Luka Bloom

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Luka Bloom is Barry Moore, younger brother of Irish folk legend Christy Moore. Bloom moved to New York and recorded a pensive Riverside (Reprise, 1990) before returning to Ireland and starting his major career with The Acoustic Motorbike (Reprise, 1992), an album that, contrary to the title, is arranged with a drum machine and absorbs American influences (such as rap).... read full bio

Lunch At Allen's

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Lunch At Allen's is an extraordinary musical revue by internationally renowned artists, Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan, and Ian Thomas who perform together as a band -- the stage show is an intimate and humorous performance by some of Canada's finest individual performers. It all began as a regular get together at Allen's Pub & restaurant on The Danforth... read full bio

Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin

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Texas' treasured singer-songwriters, Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin, combine their impeccable talents to create an unforgettable show. Lyle Lovett has a career that spans nearly three decades. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. Lovett has broadened the definition... read full bio

Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear

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Singer-songwriter Madisen Ward and his mother Ruth Ward make up the folk duo that is Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear. Their debut album, Skeleton Crew, made it onto the UK Albums Chart. The duo has appeared on Late Show with David Letterman, Later_ with Jools Holland, BBC Breakfast News, CBS News Sunday Morning, and Today. Madisen Ward and the... read full bio

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