Artist: Shelley Short and Darren Hanlon
Shelley Short was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, where in high school she became infatuated with vintage country and honky-tonk. Her intimate voice and sincere delivery lend her often dark and personal songs a sense of substance and caprice was to some extent from the early influences: Ron Davies, Roger Miller, Bob Dylan, Jimmie Rodgers and Joni Mitchell.
Songwriter: Mick Thomas and Darren Hanlon
Darren Hanlon is a gifted storyteller who wins over large and small audiences alike with his particular brand of urban folk. He has released five solo albums, three EPs and eight singles on Candle Records and Flippin Yeah Industries as well as several compilation tracks. He has toured with Billy Bragg, David Dondero, Tim Kasher, The Violent Femmes and The Magnetic Fields.