WoodSongs 945: Mandy Barnett and Gina Sicilia

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MADNY BARNETT, one of Nashville’s enduring musical treasures, debuts song from her new album Strange Conversation. Rolling Stone Country broke the news about the project, citing that the Muscle Shoals-recorded album “bursts forth with a dynamic array of tunes from the worlds of pop, R&B and folk." Barnett has appeared on The Tonight Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS Sunday Morning, PBS’s Sessions at West 54th, and numerous other TV programs, and her music has been featured on movie and TV series soundtracks. The Chicago Tribune calls Barnett “a torch singer in the grandest sense of the word,” while the Los Angeles Times lauds her “pipes of steel. People magazine praises Barnett’s “natural musicality,” and the New York Times her “vocal finesse.” GINA SICILIA is a decorated blues vocalist whose ambition and determination has always set her apart. Since nabbing a Blues Music Award nomination for Best New Artist in 2008, Sicilia has enjoyed great success playing over 150 shows a year and opening for the likes for Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joan Osborne and Beth Hart, among others. She relocated to Nashville from Philadelphia a few years ago and those Americana influences can be heard on her eighth studio album ‘Heard The Lie’ via Blue Elan Records. Sicilia integrates these rootsier signifiers seamlessly within the album’s bluesy moments. WoodSongs Kid: Beth Davis is an award winning twelve-year-old musician from Carbondale,

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