Brooks Hunnicutt, Lori Oz, and Robert Thornton Kent
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 5:10pm - 6:00pm
Pete Seeger Room - Room #107
They found us three years ago and now make an annual sojourn out west every year to perform at the Fest. Laurie and Brooks from Georgia and Robert from Oklahoma. They are highly talented, committed, thoroughly engaging musicians with a deep understanding and love of Americana music.
Robert Thornton Kent:
Described as a "real life gypsy and romantic", Robert's music always reflects a passion for living, travel, romance and love that lives in the songs that he sings.
He has shared the stage with Leo Kottke, Brooks Hunnicutt, Beppe Gambetta, Stuart Mossman, Danny Timms (Kris Kristofferson & The Highwaymen), Shannieband, and some of the most respected musicians in the world. . His schedule has him regularly performing coast-to-coast at festivals,colleges, universities, coffeehouses, house concerts, bars, private events and anywhere there's music.
His style is reflective of many incredible artists such as Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Gordon Lightfoot, Townes VanZandt, Nick Drake and those he personally learned from like Leo Kottke, Patrick Sky, Dave Van Ronk , Danny Smith, Jeff Espina and Stuart Mossman.
In his early years he often found himself hitching rides and jumping freight trains across the USA, Canada and Mexico as he chased dreams and apprenticed himself to many great folk musicians while living life his way.
legendary vocalist who has recorded, toured and performed with folks like Rod Stewart, Stephen Stills,
John Prine, Jose Feliciano, Loretta Lynn, Helen Reddy, Kris Kristofferson, Mac Davis, The Byrds, Roger McGuinn, Molly Hatchet, The Beachboys, Steve Cropper, and a host of others along with numerous appearances on The NBC Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman.
Brooks has just completed her first solo CD. Purchase info is available on her website.
Lori and Robert began collaboration as songwriters several years ago. Lori's beautiful voice has added a new dimension to the group and she will perform with them again on their third "Play the Bay" tour in San Francisco June 2014
Lori has also completed a wonderful new CD with mostly original songs. Tracks & purchase info on her website.