EMI recording artist Angie Aparo is the songwriting talent behind such big hits as Faith Hill’s recording of ‘Cry.’ A highly respected and accomplished singer and performer himself, Angie has appeared on stage and recordings with Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Edwin McCain, Matchbox20, and the Zac Brown Band to name but a few. Emotional Traffic, Tim McGraw’s much anticipated studio album debuted January 31, 2012 on Billboard’s Country Album chart at #1, featuring the songs ‘The One’ and ‘Only Human,’ co-written by Angie.
Signed by Clive Davis to Arista Records, the Atlanta-based singer/songwriter released his first major label record, The American, produced by Grammy-winning producer Matt Serletic, in 1999. The album included ‘Cry’ a song that was later recorded as title track of a hit album by singer Faith Hill. Hill went on to win a Grammy for her performance of ‘Cry.’ Hill’s husband Tim McGraw then recorded Aparo’s ‘Free Man’ from The American for the soundtrack album for HBO’s documentary about the election of Barack Obama.
Considered by many to be South Carolina's best kept musical secret, Danielle Howle is a punk rock girl with the voice of a honkeytonk angel. Opening for such diverse acts as Bob Dylan, Ani Difranco, Fugazi, and Indigo Girls, she has garnered worldwide acclaim while somehow remaining under the radar of mainstream America. Now is the time for South Carolina to share it's secret with the rest of America.
Born and raised in Charleston, SC, Jordan Igoe is a magnetic, genuine singer-songwriter, whose songs are as Southern and soulful as she is. The multi-instrumentalist has been playing professionally for 15 years as a solo performer, as well as with a rotating lineup of stellar backup musicians around Charleston and regionally in the Southeast. Having grown up in a musical family, Igoe taught herself how to play the piano at age 10 and picked up the guitar a few years later, writing catchy, heartfelt songs with both instruments. It is her raw, soulful voice, however, that immediately grabs the listener and takes hold by reflecting classic voices like Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn. Igoe’s songwriting holds heart-stabbing truths and a delivery that is reminiscent of modern songbirds Fiona Apple and Brandi Carlile.
On February 14th, 2014, Igoe released her debut album entitled, "How to Love.” Since then, she has had positive critical response both locally and regionally. In April 2014, Igoe opened for ‘The Lone Bellow’ at the Charleston Music Hall. Since then, Igoe has shared the stage with the likes of Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent of ‘Shovels and Rope’ at the Charleston Pour House and The Charleston Music Hall, and on August 8th, 2015, Jordan Igoe was the sole supporting act for the band ‘Drivin’ n Cryin’ in Savannah, GA. In December 2014, Igoe played as a special guest at Kevn Kinney’s annual Cystic Fibrosis benefit at Eddie’s Attic in Atlanta, GA. During her set, she was joined by Dave Johnson (of Drivn n Cryin’) on drums, and Peter Stroud (lead guitarist for Sheryl Crow). In January 2016 Igoe returned to Eddie’s Attic and won the songwriter’s open mic contest. Since then, In addition to performing her original music with her band, Igoe was invited by ‘Drivin n Cryin’ to be a guest vocalist during their Plowboy records showcase during SXSW 2015. Igoe and her band are now frequently touring the Southeast and just returned from touring the West. Igoe is also gearing up to record an album in Nashville, TN with Grammy-winning producer and engineer, Paul Ebersold.