Ina Forsman is an award-winning Finnish singer and songwriter based in Helsinki. With a powerful, expressive contralto, she writes and performs songs that intersect blues, jazz, gospel, and R&B. Her phrasing crisscrosses terrain that encompasses the influences of Rickie Lee Jones, Nina Simone, and Billie Holiday
Dutch singer-songwriter Anna Nita is inspired by jazz, R&B and soul icons such as Sade, Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse. Together with her band she makes a mix of mindful R&B, soul & jazz with sharp lyrics on themes such as empowerment and hypersensitivity.
Chloe Louise & The Backwoods Thieves is a hard-hitting blues band with deep New England roots. A 6-piece band that features two vocalists, organ, guitar, bass, and drums, the Thieves have an authentic, “home-grown” sound influenced by Jazz, Soul, Americana, Blues, and Jam Music
Erika Soteri is a powerhouse performer and a jazzy, soulful singer-songwriter who was born in London, England and raised on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. The up-and-coming artist recently gained exposure following her success on the talent show The Voice of Greece.
JD3, also/previously known as The Jondo Trio, are a southern rock/Detroit Soul powerhouse. Their live performances have earned them a cult following who have affectionately given them their unofficial moniker of “The Best Band You’ve Never Heard Of.”