ReverbNation Featured Aritsts of the Month give five independent artists who have not previously been featured in Colorado Music Buzz the opportunity to not only get their bio in the magazine, but get on our radar with what they have upcoming. Each month we select a varied group of musicians to showcase based on the music they have posted on their ReverbNation profiles.
As Colorado’s music scene has exploded over the past few years, one of its mainstays has been Wendy Woo. Her energetic personality, musical skills, and spirited songwriting have made her a media and fan favorite and have taken her to venues across the country including the Fox Theater and Red Rocks in Colorado, the Bitter End and the Living Room in New York, the Hotel Cafe in Los Angles, the Bluebird Café in Nashville, Sweetwater in Mill Valley, and Eddie’s Attic in Decatur, Georgia. Anticipating the rise of the independent artist, Woo formed her own corporation, Woo Music. Through that she runs her own record label (eight albums), publishing company, booking agency, and management company.
Swift Fashoshot– FASHOSHOT’s been a pioneer in the Denver music industry for nearly a decade with some of the hottest tracks in the game such as Keeper, Shwag fo ya, Ya Mamma Got Two Niggas, Radio On & WHATITIS Vol. 1, (a Colorado Classic album, featuring the entire WHATITIS Family). Just when you thought everything sounded the same…..One of those few rappers who hate Rap or at least where it is going. WELCOME TO THE EVOLUTION OF RAP!
Blending rock music styles with incredible creativity and positive life messages, Alex Von Z performs unique styles with common and enjoyable threads. Integrating influences from the 1960′s to current day and layering accessible melodies and modern instrumentation, Alex Von Z pleases a broad array of musical tastes. Possessing a commanding, yet touching voice, Alex connects with listeners while weaving meaningful lyrics and topics into fascinating stories with compelling emotion.
The music injects healthy and positive concepts into songs to provide listeners music consistent with raising their consciousness and spiritual vibrations.
Alex will be performing in the Rocky Mountain Battle of the Bands June 23.
Lee Johnson is an award winning singer/songwriter/guitarist writing for today’s and tomorrows Artists and Film TV. Lee won Broadjam’s “Date with a Publisher” April 2012, Hit a Home Run at NSAI Spring Training “Hitsville” April 2011, and won First Place in the Durango Songwriters “Write with a Hit Maker” song contest Feb 2010!!!Lee has 17+ yrs FT guitar instruction and 25+ years of performance experience. Lee is a Coordinator for N. Colorado Chapter of NSAI. Lee toured nationally with Bluegrass/Rock band “Runaway Truck Ramp” 1998-2003, released 2 CD’s with fans across the USA. See Rolling Stone Sept 1999. Lee opened for top national acts “Peter Rowan”, “Tony Rice”, “John Cowan of New Grass Revival”, “Leftover Salmon”, “String Cheese Incident”, “Yonder Mountain String Band”, “Derek Trucks”, “Moe” and many more!
The Dead End Drivers are an indie rock band formed in by Ian Tyson and Luke Hubka in Littleton, Colorado. What makes them different from most bands in Colorado is their focus on lyrics and vocal sounds. The DED’s musical influences consist of; Led Zeppelin, Young The Giant, Mumford And Sons, Awolnation, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix. Their members include, Luke Hubka (vocals), Ian Tyson (guitar), Matt Wilson (drums), and Sam Martens (bass). Their songs have a completely unique sound of their own.