GOOD NIGHT GOLD DUST
As the singers and songwriters for Minnesota indie rock band Good Night Gold Dust, Laura Schultz and Colin Scharf are most often swirling in a moody wash of electric guitars, synthesizers, and electronic drum beats. Some evenings, though, they emerge from those electric layers with acoustic guitars in hand, and return these songs to their origins.
Steev Baker is a singer-songwriter from rural Wisconsin. He has rambled around the music scenes in Oshkosh, West Bend, Milwaukee, and Madison over the past 20 years playing songs about faith, doubt, anxiety, love, and the places we call home.
Wrapped in a shroud of fabled stories, forgotten characters and haunted landscapes, Paul Otteson has found his stride as a songwriter and composer both as a solo artist and as a member of the Madison folk band Faux Fawn. He garnered immediate recognition as a thoughtful storyteller and prolific songwriter upon releasing his debut album, February Fables, in 2011. Five albums later, Otteson has established himself as a mainstay in the Madison music scene.