Peter Olach - PGO: Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, PGO was greatly influenced by the stars of the Motown Sound and legendary soul station, CKLW. Then in 1970, during the heydays of the Detroit Folk Scene, Peter left college to launch his own concert performance, songwriting and recording career.
Nils Rurack: Born and raised in Hamburg, Germany, Nils was introduced to the world of music in his early childhood. Listening to Elvis and The Beatles at age 6, he immediately knew he was destined to play guitar. In 1992, Nils set off to college in the Netherlands to continue his study of guitar and popular music. He graduated in 1997. Refining his style after graduating, Nils spent the next several years performing live or in the studio writing and recording before he emigrated to the United States.