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Catch Cotton Wine live at White Horse Black Mountain in Asheville, NC at 7:30p on Wed, Oct 8th, 2014. Tickets are $8, 21+
Sounds Like: The Civil Wars, Of Monsters and Men, The Avett Brothers, The Lumineers
Manager: Barry Coburn
With a sound that combines the rich roots of Folk & Americana with the classic sentiments of pop, the voices of Brandon James and Femke create a hauntingly irresistible combination that continues to leave listeners completely captivated and wanting more.
Originally hailing from Toronto, Canada & ...See Full Bio
“In this highly creative landscape, artists are unleashing fascinating musical hybrids and synergisms—taking one form of music, marrying it to another, and creating something unprecedented. One of the more interesting hybrids—not originated by Cotton Wine, but richly explored in their eponymous debut album—is that formed by the integration of mountain (Appalachian) music with a pop melodic sense. In songs like “Murder Song” and “Corn in a Cotton Field” (a wonderful affirmation of the beauty and worth of each human being), it is as if we are listening to the spectral sounds and spirit of Civil War musicians braided to the melodic sense of a Sara Bareilles. One of the most distinct and intriguing facets of this six-song debut is its nuanced exploration and embrace of human duality, even darkness. Songs like “Murder Song,” “Bloody Mary,” and “Warning” touch on the shadow in the human condition in a way that emanates musically as accepting and mysteriously redempti”