Music 2017 Band Line-Up Main Stage: Danielle Howle Ashes of Old Ways Dangermuffin Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band Considered by many to be South Carolina’s best kept musical secret, Danielle Howle is a punk rock girl with the voice of a honky-tonk angel. Se balances powerful style with conversational lyrics, sharing her honest life experiences. Opening for such legendary acts as Bob Dylan, The Avett Brothers, Ani Difranco, Fugazi, and Indigo Girls, she has garnered worldwide acclaim while somehow remaining under the radar of mainstream America. Danielle has shared our secret with the country, but she is bringing it home to the Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival. Ashes of Old Ways is an Americana band, from Folly Beach, SC, with strong pop hooks and Three part harmonies- songwriters Dave Britt and Bobby Sutton, bassist Jamie Crisp, drummer Baldwin Bonilla, and multi-instrumentalist Bob Culver. The band has played many local festivals and regional tours, can be heard on radio stations across the state, and was most recently featured on the ABC News 4 program “Lowcountry Live!” Dangermuffin hails from Folly Beach, South Carolina. Their musical styles include Americana, folk, and jam music that’s organic and cool. Easy, breezy melodies and soul-shaking grooves radiate from this genre-bending roots trio. Dangermuffin brings thoughtful tunes that are both heartfelt and truthful. Their haunting harmonies and go-with-the-flow vibe invite listeners to kick back, relax, and be consumed by the ethereal rhythmic backbone and inspiring messages Dangermuffin has to offer. Lyrically, they evoke themes of self-discovery, ancient knowledge, and true awareness, all within a unique and casual approach. If anyone is going to get your head bobbing and your body moving, it is the Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band. For band members Al Al Ingram (Bass, Vocals), Mary Frances (Keyboards, Vocals), JP Miller (Guitar, Vocals), Derrick Johnson (Trombone, Vocals), and Lee Allen (Drums) funk is more than a musical genre- it’s a way of life. The band, which formed in the college town of Boone, North Carolina in 2002, has shared stages with the likes of Parliament Funkadelic, Galactic, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Maceo Parker and Bootsy Collins. They can be spotted touring across the country playing their electric original music, or thrilling the audience with crowd-pleasing covers. Farm Stage: Jeff Lucero The Prairie Willows Black Bottom Biscuits Jeff Lucero is a singer/songwriter and acoustic musician based in Columbia, SC. He has made a name for himself playing music professionally the last 10+ years all over the Southeastern area in both acoustic solo and duo along with his bands, A Fall From Down & Namedropper. His acoustic shows touch on various music styles from mainstream rock, pop, grunge, soul to reggae as well as different eras dating back to the ’60’s through current pop radio, featuring hundreds of cover songs and originals. He will be joined by original Namedropper & Daddy Lion drummer Bart Ballington. What began as a one of a kind living room collaboration right here in Soda City soon blossomed into a folk and old time inspired supergroup composed of Kristen Harris, Kelley Douglas, and Perrin Skinner. Currently flourishing with captivating harmonies, resonating melodies, and charming lyrics, Prairie Willows are a magnetic force of mysterious and silly sirens. The group channels influences from The Andrew Sisters, Woody Guthrie, Doc Watson, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Willie Nelson, Coon Creek Girls, Sharon Van Etten, Hank Williams. In a world of dim stars and plastic parts, the Black Bottom Biscuits shine like a rhinestone-studded Cadillac sparkling under a honkytonk moon. Recognized as one of the hardest-working bands in South Carolina, the Biscuits fuse old-time country and rockabilly into their own unique, crowd-pleasing sound. Since 2002, the band has performed throughout the Southeast at venues ranging from festival and concert stages to barbecue joints and honkytonks. Their songs tell stories about the people and places they love, and their experiences along the way. It’s music with a country heart and a Southern soul. Bring blankets or camp chairs. No coolers, please.