June 28th- Jen Sygit & Sam Corbin
Folk Roots, Americana
Earthwork artists Jen Sygit & Sam Corbin have been performing regionally as a team of songwriters for the better part of a decade.
Sam Corbin is an Ypsilanti based performing songwriter and member of the Earthwork Music Collective. With influences ranging from the thought provoking troubadours of Greenwich Village to the soul singers of Detroit, Sam writes honest and meaningful songs drawn from day to day life. He released his third studio album last year, which got album of the year from John Bommarito at 101.1 FM Ann Arbor.
Jen Sygit, is a Singer/Songwriter/Multi-instrumentalist. Her latest release”So Long Pollyanna” named as album of the year by both John Bommarito (107.1 fm Ann Arbor,) and The Progressive Torch & Twang (88.9 fm East Lansing, MI). “So Long Pollyanna” was also nominated for two Jammie Awards (WYCE Grand Rapids, MI), including Best Song for “Sugar High” which later won Best Country Song at the Garden State Film Festival in 2014 for its use in the independent film “Buffalo”. She is also Host of Eclecticana Radio Show 89.7 fm WLNZ Lansing, MI. Jen will be releasing her fourth studio album in 2018!
Together they have six albums between them and are also both founding members of Americana band “Lincoln County Process”. Soulful vocals laden with rich harmonies, a variety of instrumentation including banjo, acoustic guitar, telecaster and harmonica round out the duo's eclecic rootsy sound.
Check them out here: www.jensygit.com , www.samcorbin.com