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Ian Feathers Band
April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Feathers is no stranger to music. By the age of 7 he was picking up the guitar and taking piano lessons. At 18, he had more than 5 years advanced training on trumpet and studied under Dr. Michael Fansler and Steven Cooper.
In 2001, Feathers jumped in as bassist for the local jam band Stormy Monday. In 2006-2008, he jumped in as bassist for a few with the founder of Appalachian Reggae, Ras Alan & The Lions; he even made a guest appearance at the Bristol Rhythm n’ Roots midnight jam. In 2008, he co-founded the Grassroots Gringos, a jam grass band out of Knoxville TN. While there, he jammed with the likes of Cruz Contreras and others. In 2009-2010, Feathers was a regular at the Santa Fe Brew Co open mic. He jumped in as bassist with local band Pigment. During this time, they shared the stage with Carolyn Wonderland and Yonder Mountain String Band. They even headlined the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival, which is a pretty sweet gig.
As a solo artist, Ian has made radio appearances on both WBCM and WDVX, also sharing the stage with songwriter Amythyst Kiah. Feathers is a member of the Americana Music Association and AirPlay Direct. Make sure you check out his show history!
The Ian Feathers Band was born in 2013. Featuring Kris Carlson (lead guitar, keyboards), Brandon Renfro (drums), Todd Kane (bass), Gerald Myrick (percussion), and Emanuel Wynter (violin). Over 50 gigs later, their future is bright.