Originally published on Sat May 26, 2012 4:44 pm
The Denver folk group The Lumineers was founded in 2002 by Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites, who grew up together in the New Jersey suburb of Ramsey. In its early days, the band had its sights on nearby New York as the gateway to success.
Roots R&B/Americana singer/songwriter/piano player/guitarist Kelley Hunt challenges easy categorization. She is steeped in the blues, roots and gospel traditions yet has a refreshing originality.
Two weekend picks for you to audition. One with a name that not only implies fun, but is fun. And another, that chases perfection and passion in his work.