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Sounds Like: Ani DiFranco, Joan Baez, Joni Joan Mitchell, Melissa Etheridge, Melissa Ferrick
Bio: Megan Maudlin is a 28 year old folksinger/songwriter from Columbus, IN. Born and raised in the midwest, Maudlin has been performing on stage for over ten years. At age eight she discovered a passion for singing and began studying with a local instructor. Maudlin then studied to become a trained o...See Full Bio
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“Singer Megan Maudlin loves to shock her audiences a bit — but in an innocent and humorous way. “You should see the guys in the funk bands,” she said. “Here they see me, this little 5-foot-4-inch girl, and they expect to hear this pretty, ‘La-dee-dah-dee-dah.’ Then they hear me hit a (powerful) note. “And then it’s: Stop. Pause. Gotta look over. What the heck? Where is that coming from?” Maudlin, 27, will have a chance to surprise plenty more people when she performs at 8 p.m. June 1 at Nashville’s Muddy Boots Cafe and at noon June 7 at the Good People Good Times Music Festival near Nashville. She calls her sound folk-rock. But that description probably falls miserably short. In some songs, such as “Carry On,” a tune about getting on with life after the end of a relationship, her voice blends a smidgen of righteous indignation (“’Cause I’m independent, self-sufficient/I didn’t need you to begin with”) with a generous dose of soulful, bluesy deli”