The Fall Risk is the brainchild of Furthur vocalist and Box Set front man, Jeff Pehrson. It includes other members of Box Set, a few old friends from the dorms at SF State, and a stellar new cast of characters. Their sound is infectious Americana folk-rock with enough groove to get you up and moving. The seven member band is loaded with talented players who consistently elevate Pehrson's journeyman songwriting. Pehrson is an acclaimed songwriter who has penned songs for film, television and other artists. A San Francisco based band, The Fall Risk encompasses the traditions of Bay Area music of the past, while helping to shape its future.
Scarecrow Collection is an original group of musicians creating an original sound. They have been described as “Rock n’ Roots Music”, but their music is truly genre breaking. Gerard plays acoustic guitar, lead vocals, and is the main songwriter of the band. Greg plays bass and just recently joined Scarecrow Collection after touring with Buzz Universe for years. Ed a classically trained pianist, lends his talents on piano, hammond organ and harmony vocals. Anthony Freda is our brand new drummer and brings his creative vibe to the mix. Scarecrow Collection fuses creative songwriting with a pop sensibility all while holding onto their biggest influences. They have been part of the jam band scene for many years and have been featured on Sirius/XM Jam On. Their new collection of songs are driven by simple, yet catchy melodies and meaningful lyrics. Touching on emotions all of the band members have dealt with, Scarecrow Collection once again put their heart and soul into their newest material.
MiZ is a soulful, Rock-Americana artist from Northeast Pennsylvania who is know as an acoustic and electric guitar virtuoso. His sound is directly impacted by the coal mining region of PA and the songs evoke the rustic tones and imagery you would expect from the region and it's cultural heritage. The singer / songwriter / guitarist Mike Mizwinski gives name to the band and his solo work and it is his heart and soul-- poured into the words and his guitar-- that drives it all forward. In the last year MiZ has opened for Derek Trucks Band, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Blues Traveler, Shawn Colvin, Lyle Lovett, Leon Russell, Railroad Earth and many more. Mike has played over 450 shows since 2010 spanning from Berlin Germany -Northern Canada - Los Angeles - Austin, Texas - New York City and everywhere in between. This summer proved to be one of the most rewarding times in the artist's career as MiZ was invited to play the Allman Brother's- Peach Festival, and the Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport CT, amongst many others. Mike is now endorsing Framus/Warwick guitars and won the 2011 Tri-State Indie "Acoustic Artist of the Year" award.