Joslyn & The Sweet Compression
After cultivating her dynamic voice and performance skills in backup roles and stage plays, Joslyn Hampton teamed with her stepfather, Marty Charters (a touring guitarist and songwriter who has shared the stage with legends such as Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, and Van Morrison), to compose a captivating set of tunes and assemble an ace band. Joslyn & The Sweet Compression (Marty Charters – guitar, Steve Holloman – keyboards, Smith Donaldson – bass, Rashawn Fleming – drums, Joe Carucci – saxophone, and Kyle Fox – trumpet) combine to deliver a hook-filled mix of funk and soul on their self-titled debut album, released in May, 2019. A headlining favorite at regional clubs and music festivals, they are poised to engage fans across the country with a nationwide tour in 2020.
About Alison Hanna:
Alison Hanna captivates audiences with heartfelt lyrics woven into soulful arrangements that are raw and relatable. She began songwriting in her early adolescence, composing songs about her brothers, her friends and her feelings, quickly realizing it was something she was put on this earth to do. Alison now performs music locally, where she is becoming known for her powerhouse voice and her unique writing skills. Backing her up will be local legends Bob Kelly, Jake Schultz, and Roy Ponce. Bringing a sound that is a force to be reckoned with, and a night that you don’t want to miss.