Tim Easton is a Nashville, Tennessee-based American guitarist and singer-songwriter playing rock and roll music.
Easton was raised in Akron, Ohio, forming the band Kosher Spears while at college. He traveled abroad for a time, busking in London, Paris, Spain, Italy, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, and Ireland, and on his return to the US in the mid-1990s he joined The Haynes Boys. When the band split up, he embarked on a solo career, with his debut album, Special 20, released in 1998 on Heathen Records. He subsequently relocated to California, signed a deal with EMI Publishing, and a record deal with New West Records. He currently resides in Nashville, TN.
In 2007, Easton joined Leeroy Stagger and Evan Phillips, performing as Easton, Stagger, Phillips. Easton and Stagger initially performed in 2008 as support acts for Phillips’ band The Whipsaws. The group released one album One For The Ditch, on Rebeltone Records, in 2008. Their second album (Resolution Road) will be released in 2014.
Easton was nominated for the 9th Annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop award for ‘Best Americana Song’ with “Burgundy Red”. His album won the 9th Annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop vote for best Album Packaging.
Brett Harris is a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from Durham, NC. His first full length album,Man of Few Words, was featured by Paste magazine’s “Best of What’s Next”, NPR’s “All Songs Considered: Second Stage” and made several “Best of 2010” lists, drawing comparisons to the music of Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello, Harry Nilsson, and Emitt Rhodes.
Additionally, Brett has participated as a core band member in live performances of Big Star’s Third, playing in the US, UK, Spain, and Australia. He has also served as a touring member of jangle pop progenitors The dB’s.