About World’s Finest
World’s Finest describes itself as “foot stompin’ Americana dance floor Instigators from Portland, Oregon.” With a songwriting style rooted in Americana, the band banks on its ability to transcend genres of all kinds. String-centric and bluegrass-inspired compositions seamlessly transition into three dimensional psychtrance, funk, and dub soundscapes, leaving audiences with a full circle experience of emotion and dance. Their musicians’ appreciation for punk and ska can be found peppered throughout their shows and albums, made evident by up-tempo, high-energy offerings. The band is Chris Couch (guitar/vocals), Evan Malfer (bass), Dan Hurley (banjo/vocals), Mike Apodaca (drums) and Sean McLean (sax/guitar/vocals).
About Lonesome Locomotive
San Francisco, CA
Based in Northern California, Lonesome Locomotive writes, records and performs roots-rock, folk and jam music. Its musicians are familiar faces to some Tahoe-area fans, as Lonesome Locomotive has performed at the Hangtown Music Festival in Placerville. The band is Michael Rosen (guitar/vocals), Erin Cassidy (drums), John-Paul McLean (bass/vocals), Jordan Feinstein (keyboardss/vocals) and Jay Chavez (guitar/vocals). Born in San Francisco, its varied influences include Hank Williams, Kate Wolf, Phish, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Townes Van Zandt, Jerry Garcia, Paul