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Named “Folk Band to Watch in 2015” by Jivewired.com The Captain Ledge Band continues to build on the success of it's nationally broadcast video for “Threadbare”. The video, a single off their first album “Great White Skunk” was produced by former Hanson videographer Paul Lawson. The album includes the song “Neurologically Poor” a track where they are joined by Jimmy Henley, winner of “World Best Banjo Player” as well as having toured with Roy Clark for over 25 years.
The bands first album also included the efforts of a guitar player Tony Adams from the band of Grammy Award Winner Michael Ginsberg.
The Video appeared Nationally on both CMT and ZUUS where it was in rotation for almost 18 months.
Two songs off the first album rose to #1 on the GLOBAL Folk Charts at the Number One Music website.
The bands sophomore album highlights the growth of lead singer and songwriter Jeana Downing both vocally and as an accomplished mandolin player. She is joined by husband and co-writer Cliff Downing in crafting a songwriting style that both tells a story and leaves you tapping your feet to the beat. This album, slated to be released winter of 2015, brings to the mix guitar player Greg Gash, a touring guitarist to add an energetic and exciting tone to their plugged in acoustic sound.
The Band has recently appeared on the stage at The House of Blues in New Orleans as well as Bamboula's and The Louisiana Music Factory located on the famous row of clubs on Frenchmen St. in New Orleans French Quarter.