Diggin Dirt has been planting its roots in Humboldt County since 2011 and its growth has shown no signs of slowing. Ranging from Roots Rock Reggae to Afrobeat and Heavy Funk, Diggin Dirt searches the earth for the dirtiest of grooves to make you dance and enjoy every bit of life.
The Blacksage Runners are a true power-trio consisting of guitarist Joe Antrim, drummer Brendan Madsen, and bassist Josh Foster. Evolving from the band "Sour Cream," the Runners deliver high-energy hard rock, blues, and funk that is sure to get ya head bangin'. The solid grooves laid down by Madsen form a strong platform where Antrim creates tasty licks at blazing speed. Foster solidifies the groups sound with a fierce low-end. Antrim adds lead vocals while Madsen provides layered backup harmonies. Blacksage Runners are sure to please crowds with heavy-hitting originals as well as creative covers. Keep an eye out- they're soon to release their first studio album.
Old Dog is a Humboldt Home Grown Acoustic band making music together for over 24 years. You could call our sound Americana Folk with Bluegrass and Old Timey influences, oh yeah, lets not forget the Dead. Playing a lot of original music, Old Dog draws from experiences all across the wild west sharing true stories of freight hopping and the highway, ballads of love and family- lost and found, and upbeat rude and rowdy hoedowns!
Belles of the Levee
“High Priestesses of harmony”-Andy Powell The Setlist North Coast Journal
“Voices as sweet as songbirds in a flowering tree” -Janine Volkmar Scene Mad River Union
Hailing from Northern California's redwood coast, these close-harmony Sirens navigate the deep muddy waters of early jazz and americana music. From slow, bluesy bends in the river to wild jazzy rapids, Belles of the Levee will take you on a musical cruise into the past on a swift, modern current. Dive in and don't forget to wear your best vintage hat!