The renegade traditionalists of Mipso are doing their part to take three-part harmony and Appalachian influences into new territory. Formed in Chapel Hill in 2010, these four North Carolinians are touring the country to support their 2013 release, “Dark Holler Pop”
Jacob Sharp – From Morganton NC, Jacob got his first mandolin after winning a fishing bet with his dad.
Wood Robinson – Wood is from Greensboro North Carolina. A student of jazz, his favorite album is Bill Evans’ “Sunday At the Village Vanguard”.
Joseph Terrell – Joseph is from High Point North Carolina, where his grandmother taught him his first song on guitar, Doc Watson’s “Tom Dooley”.
Libby Rodenbough – Though she grew up playing classical violin, Libby took a year off during college to study folk music in Chicago and fiddle in Ireland. Libby is from Greensboro, NC.
Marching into the music scene with her unique, acoustic-pop sound, Annelle is the new kid on the block everyone should be watching. Sporting powerful builds, delicate vocal rises, and a witty sense of humor, the young singer/songwriter converts listeners to fans at every show. The catchy melodies and introspective lyrics to her original songs are refreshing to her audiences, and breathe meaning into her easy-listening music. She says, “I hope to inspire self-confidence and courage in the hearts of my listeners.”