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10,000 Maniacs

Alternative $20,000-$30,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Since the early 1980s, 10,000 Maniacs have crafted clever songs with shimmering melodies and moving lyrics. Over the course of an EP, six studio albums and a live collection, guitarist Robert Buck, keyboardist Dennis Drew, bassist Steven Gustafson, drummer Jerome Augustyniak and vocalist Natalie Merchant fused funk and folk, edgy guitar and atmospheric keyboards. The band achieved a gentle yet... read full bio

Abaca String Band

Classical $10,000-$20,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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The Abaca String Band was founded by guitarist Andrew Schulman in 1991. This unique group, consisting of 8-string Guitar, Mandolin, Violin, Viola, and Double Bass, began by performing for membership events at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. They have appeared as featured artists on the Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series since 1995. The Abaca String Band frequently... read full bio

Alison Krauss And Union Station

Bluegrass $150,000-$250,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Alison Krauss is an American bluegrass-country singer, songwriter and fiddler. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her first solo album in 1987. She was invited to join the band with which she still performs, Alison Krauss and Union Station (AKUS), and later released her first album with them as a group in 1989. She has released eleven... read full bio

Allison Crowe

Rock $20,000-$30,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Allison Crowe is a Canadian singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist. She began performing professionally in 1996 at age 15, doing regular sets in the coffee houses and bars of Vancouver Island. Crowe grew up surrounded by jazz, classical and rock music, and discovered additional influences on her own. Her most mentioned characteristics are her remarkable live performance ability and... read full bio

Amos Lee

Blues $20,000-$30,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Amos Lee is an American singer-songwriter whose musical style encompasses folk, rock and soul. His self-titled debut album is full of folk and soul, with a jazz twist. The Flower Songfacts album, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 40,000 copies sold in its first week. At the age of only 27, Amos Lee has enjoyed notable success with... read full bio

Amy Millan

Bluegrass $20,000-$30,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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is a Canadian indie rock singer and guitarist. She records and performs with the bands Stars and Broken Social Scene as well as having a successful solo career. Her second solo album, Masters of the Burial, was released by Arts & Crafts Records in September 2009. Her partner is Stars bandmate Evan Cranley. Amy Millan released her debut solo album,... read full bio

Andrew Bird

Rock $100,000-$150,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Andrew Wegman Bird is an American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He plays the violin, guitar, glockenspiel,and loops. Bird is also known for his vocals and whistling. In 1996 he released his first solo album, Music of Hair. Music of Hair was dramatically different from his later works. The album showcased his violin skills and paid tribute to his fascination with... read full bio

Arlo Guthrie

Folk $30,000-$50,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Arlo is the son of famed folk artist Woody Guthrie. His music continues the legacy of his father with social conscience themes and songs that have become American staples such as Alice's Restaurant" and "The City of New Orleans."Over the last four decades Guthrie has toured throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia winning a wide, popular following. In... read full bio

Bacon Brothers

Rock $50,000-$75,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Kevin and Michael Bacon have been writing songs and playing music together since about the same time they may have been fighting over little green Army guys. In fact, the cover of their first album, Forosoco, shows as much; the picture, taken in 1972, shows Kevin and Michael onstage playing congas and guitar, respectively. The look of communication between the... read full bio

Barrage

Folk $50,000-$75,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Barrage is a violin-based, modern worldbeat ensemble headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They are known most notably for their innovative blend of unique and varied violin music with high-energy physical choreography during their performances. The group's live shows have toured in 27 countries, and their filmed concert specials have been featured on television networks around the world. Barrage plays an... read full bio

BeauSoleil

Blues $10,000-$20,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Since forming in 1975, Grammy winners BeauSoleil have claimed their undisputed role as the most esteemed Cajun group in music. BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet take the rich Cajun traditions of Louisiana and artfully blend elements of zydeco, New Orleans jazz, Tex-Mex, country, blues and more into a satisfying musical recipe. From The Grand Ole Opry to Newport Folk, from concert... read full bio

Beck

Folk $50,000-$75,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Beck Hansen immerses himself in traditional blues and folk. He moved back to Los Angeles, and continued to write and perform music, sometimes alone and sometimes backed by various musician friends from the local music scene. Beck won two Grammy's for Best Alternative Performance and Best Male Vocal Performance. Also, in early 1998, Beck helped put together an art installation... read full bio

Blue Rodeo

Country $250,000-$350,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Blue Rodeo is one of the most successful and well known contemporary Canadian bands, having released 12 full-length studio albums, three live recordings, one greatest hits package and five video/DVDs. Their studio albums have sold over three million copies. Blue Rodeo members have collaborated extensively with other notable Canadian artists, including Sarah McLachlan, The Tragically Hip, Burton Cummings, Great Big... read full bio

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

Folk $500,000-$750,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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There is a signature richness and power to the music that Bob Seger has been making for four decades, and as succeeding generations have discovered those qualities, his reputation as an artist and songwriter has only grown. His work represents the honest best of what rock & roll can be. It's passionate, unpretentious, uplifting and true to itself and its... read full bio

Bonnie Raitt

Blues $250,000-$350,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Bonnie Raitt, daughter of the late Broadway star John Raitt, broke out to commercial success with her album titled "Nick of Time." Bonnie Raitt is one of the few women to play bottleneck guitar. Some of her hits include "Runaway," "Thing Called Love," "Love Has No Pride," "Give It Up or Let Me Go," "True Love Is Hard to... read full bio

Brett Dennen

Folk $10,000-$20,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Brett Dennen is a folk/pop singer-songwriter from Oakdale, California, United States. Dennen released his first self-titled album, Brett Dennen. A few songs charted as iTunes top downloads in the days following the album's release. Dennen also contributed a cover of “Private Life” to the tribute album Drink To Bones That Turn To Dust: A Toast To Oingo Boingo. Dennen has... read full bio

Cat Power

Alternative $75,000-$100,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Charlyn Marie Marshall (born January 21, 1972), also known as Chan Marshall or by her stage name Cat Power, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actress and model. Critics have noted the constant evolution of Cat Power's sound, with a mix of punk, folk and blues" on her earliest albums, and elements of soul and other genres more... read full bio

Charlotte Diamond

Theatrical $30,000-$50,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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Charlotte Diamond has had a life-long interest in music. She sang with local folk groups, including performing intro sets for Pete Seeger and Tom Paxton. When her own children came along, she began singing and writing songs for them and also developed a preschool music program in her community. This led to performances for her children's parent-participation preschool, which mushroomed... read full bio

Chieftains

Folk $10,000-$20,000 Min. Fee Save to Talent Cart
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The Chieftains are a Grammy-winning Irish musical group founded in 1962, best known for being one of the first bands to make Irish traditional music popular around the world. The group has won six Grammy Awards and have been nominated eighteen times. They have also won an Emmy and a Genie and contributed a couple of tracks, including their highly-praised... read full bio



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