Category Folk

An Evening with Escaping Pavement

Last night, the Wild Goose Meeting House was privileged to host Escaping Pavement, a duo who have performed at venues all over the country this summer. Emily Burns and Aaron Markovitz classify themselves as “Americana wildflowers amongst blades of bluegrass.” US Represented talked to Emily and Aaron before the show to learn a little about their background and how they developed their signature sound. US Represented: Your website bio says that

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Creating Community Through Music

Little did I know that interviewing Smith House at the suggestion of a former student would open up a host of opportunities not only for the USR music site but also for me as a writer. Zach Brown from Smith House asked me to write an article promoting all the bands featured in the May 1 concert at the Black Sheep, which featured Smith House, Atlantic Panic, Get Along, and

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Local Suspects

A Showcase of Local Bands I had the opportunity to hang out at the Wild Goose a couple of weeks ago with members of several bands who will be performing together in a showcase concert on May 1 at the Black Sheep: Smith House, Get Along, Atlantic Panic, and Modern Suspects. I really enjoyed getting to know these guys, who were introduced to me by Zach Brown and Barrett Muth

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Smith House

Video: Biography: Smith House is Barrett Muth and Zach Brown, two Colorado artists who for the past three years have been allowing their love of music to foster community and conversation in and around Colorado Springs. Their folk style is the natural conjunction of classical training and a love of all things organic, influenced by the tenets of authentic community spurred and cultivated by the downtown CS scene. Smith House

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Smith House: The Interview

You may have seen these guys busking on a corner and didn’t realize they are Smith House, a local duo who have performed not only outdoors but also in many local coffee houses and venues over the past three years. Barrett Muth (vocals, guitar, piano) and Zach Brown (vocals, guitar, drums) have been friends since high school, and they are dedicated to creating and performing what they term “organic” folk

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