Multi-instrumentalist and live-looper, Mik Garrison, blends state-of-the-art magic technology, with old-fashioned instrument know-how. He creates layers with his bass guitar, baritone saxophone, keyboards, beatboxing, and a vintage telephone microphone to create the dynamic and funky sound textures of a full band.
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JaFFer (Formally known as Fergo & The Burden) is a vibrant and highly energetic soul/rock band from Byron Bay, Australia.
Formed in 2016, they are a group of accomplished musicians led by the funky bass playing of Fergo (Luke Ferguson) whose incredibly powerful vocal range turns heads, every time.
Adding polish to the power is the versatile guitar playing of Matt Day and the sublime backbeat of drummer James Pattugalan.
This powerhouse trio is currently touring nationally and boasts an impressive working resume including Blues Fest, Woodford Folk Festival, Splendour in the Grass and the Tamworth Country Music Festival.
JaFFer’s music is exciting and energetic and their live performance reflects the top class quality of their musicianship.
They currently have a debut 5 track EP, which won them several awards, including Best Male Vocal at NCEIA in 2019.
Lizz Vega is a self-taught singer/songwriter from Los Angeles. A late bloomer when it comes to being a musician for she has only been creating music for five years. But her blues/RnB/soul fusion style of music will take you on a dive into what it means to connect to yourself and to others with the power of music.
The Bird Lords’ eclectic flight path, from ethereal to gritty, lands you on the dance floor, in the mosh pit, in the city streets, and in the back seat of their rig as they hit the road. Making life happen yet … They share a unique and upbeat message along the way.
Mik, a multi-instrumentalist and live-looper provides the perfect backdrop and inspiration for Lisa’s songwriting style and vocal sensibilities.
Mik enjoys a popular solo career in Tucson and has played bass for 30 years, he has opened for No Doubt, March Fourth, and Steve Roach. Mik plays bass with the Eugene Boronow Trio in Tucson.
Lisa has been a songwriter for over 20 years, performing in duos, and as an acoustic solo artist for the last 10 years. Vocalist in local art band B4skin from 2014-18, they opened for Metalachi and Corey Feldman/Corey’s Angels.
The Bird Lords have performed at the Side Pony Express Music Festival in Bisbee AZ.
Culling from such diverse influences as Funk, RnB, Soul, and Hip Hop, to Jazz, Punk, Blues, Rock and Roll, and Americana the Bird Lords hatched their first EP in November of 2019- “Nest Egg” is available now on their bandcamp page.
Multi-media adventurers, The Bird Lords are busy writing and recording new songs, and producing videos in their studio, The Bird Nest, in Tucson, Arizona.
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