Meadow Stage - 2:05PM
In a city filled with country cowboys and sit-on-a-stool songwriters, Adrian+Meredith m ake a different sort of roots racket. More Than A Little, their debut record, finds the East Nashville-based duo putting its own spin on Americana music, roughing up the genre's edges with the rule-breaking spirit of punk, the vintage twang of old-timey folk, the sneer of rock & roll, and even the frenetic bounce of early Swing and Jazz manouche.
Both coincidently from the Detroit area, Adrian was raised on punk-rock in the DIY history of Washington DC, with a carnival barker's croon and an off-the-wall "clawhammer banjo" approach to the acoustic guitar. Meanwhile, Meredith was Michigan-music native who cut her teeth in the old-time music scene, where she played traditional fiddle and clogged. Since then, the pair's have been touring relentlessly, swapping harmonies, trading solos, and acting as co-pilots throughout their debut album, and US and UK tours of 2016 and coming 2017.
“Adrian+Meredith’s music produces a rallying cry from two road warriors who, after more than a dozen combined years in the music business, are too smart to play by the industry's rules and too enthralled to turn their backs.”
Check out the duo's website for tour dates and news!