Elijah Berlow (Chicago, IL)
Elijah Berlow is a Chicago-based songwriter and multi instrumentalist folk musician. Berlow is a playful story-teller with a narrative style grounded in the traditions of Americana music. As a vocalist, he emanates a sincere warmth through his thoughtful phrasing. Berlow creates music that is complex, soulful and in conversation with a rich rhythmic history.
Rising Lion is one of the best known pioneering US based roots rock reggae and dub artists in America which started his rise to prominence in New York in 1992 and is now based in Orlando, Florida.
He is a veteran touring and recording artist with a remarkable and innovative mix of Roots Reggae, Dancehall, R&B/Soul, Rock and Roll, Blues, Jazz, country and Hip-Hop in his sound. Rising Lion has a reputation for bringing good vibes to every show. His uplifting message, fiery guitar and soul stirring music will make your waist groove and your feet want to dance.
On their second album, Leaving, Fran finds us at a crossroads of loss and possibility, borne from the grief of isolation and the existential drama of a warming planet. In spite of this grief, songwriter Maria Jacobson took the solitude of the past few years to commit to seeing reality clearly. Jacobson was inspired by Alan Watts’ Wisdom of Insecurity, which examines the difference between belief and faith: the former inviting constriction and holding on; the latter, presence and letting go. Jacobson sought to let go of the roles and ambitions that had previously defined her.
Seasaw, a duo based in Madison, WI, is Meg Golz (drums, synth, vocals) and Eve Wilczewski (guitar, vocals). Seasaw’s music is the product of two best friends continually exploring all of the ways they can construct a singular, sarcastic indie rock sound.
They have performed alongside Chvrches, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, Har Mar Superstar, Nada Surf, Shakey Graves, Lucius and many others.
Dubuque’s premier jam band, Marzipan Mailbox, is going all night on New Year’s Eve with a mix of original songs and some classic Grateful Dead … So come on down to the Den, find a friend to smooch, and enjoy a free champagne toast at the stroke of midnight.