THE TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS
The music of The Twangtown Paramours has been called “Sophisticated Americana”, and is a hybrid of the Nashville and Austin music scenes. This husband ‘n wife acoustic duo is known for their well-crafted and award-winning
songs, top-notch lead singing, and fine harmonies. They have performed at nationally recognized venues such as Uncle Calvin’s in Dallas, Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs, and the Bluebird Café in Nashville. They have opened
for Joe Ely, Claire Lynch, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Carrie Newcomer, and Kim & Reggie Harris, amongst others.
The Twangtown Paramours were chosen three times (2011, 2013, and 2016) to be finalists in the prestigious Kerrville New Folk contest and were winners of the Michael Terry People’s Choice Award in the Wildflower Music
Festival Songwriter Contest in 2012. In February, 2011,the Twangers were named Artists on the Verge for 2011 by the Bluegrass Special Magazine.
The Twangtown Paramours are currently working on their third album. Their last record was released to radio in 2012 and reached #2 on the Folk DJ Chart. John Platt of WFUV in New York City listed the album in his top 10 for
the year; Lilli Kuzma of WDCB in Chicago listed the album in her top 5 for the year; and Deep Roots Magazine listed the album at #7 for the year. All the recorded music of the Twangtown Paramours can be heard on over 100
Folk, Americana, and independent country station world-wide.
The duo is looking forward to performing at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire commemoration in NYC in March of 2017. Their song, “Chains” was written to bring attention to the circumstances of that fire and of others like
it. One of their newest songs, “Stars Without a Heaven” has not yet been released to the public, but a demo version of the song is already being played in a few holocaust museums, including Yadvashem in Israel.