Like Patty Griffin swapping secrets with Karen Carpenter and Anne Lamott, fans and critics alike have consistently heralded K.C. Clifford’s extraordinary voice and meticulous turn of phrase. A two-time Kerrville New Folk finalist and three-time Woody Guthrie Award winner, K.C.’s engagingly authentic live performance is a moving experience not soon forgotten.
Her new album is The Tag Hollow Sessions, recorded at Blackwatch Studios in Norman, Oklahoma with producer Will Hunt. Unlike previous albums, this 13-track opus was written in seclusion, at a remote cabin by Lake Spavinaw in an area known as Tag Hollow.
International Folk Music Awards 2017 Artist of the Year Ordinary Elephant captivates listeners with their well-honed combination of insightful writing, effortless harmonies and intertwined clawhammer banjo and guitar. The collaboration of husband and wife, their connection, and their influences (such as Gillian Welch, Guy Clark, Anais Mitchell) all meet on stage. You see it, hear it, and then you find yourself truly feeling it. “As genuine as it gets” says legendary Texas producer Lloyd Maines.
Crystal and Pete Damore have been performing together since 2011, when they called Texas home. The two took to full-time nomadic life with their dogs in 2014, and are still finding home and music wherever they go. The duo was both a Kerrville New Folk Finalist and Falcon Ridge Emerging Artist in 2017, and their release ‘Before I Go’ was No. 7 on the Folk DJ Chart for that year.