Barrel House Mamas

Barrel House Mamas

The Barrel House Mamas, a trio of women from Asheville, NC, conjure the sweet and sultry sounds of the Appalachain mountains they call home in their robust three-part harmonies and original songs. Imagine the old-timey pluck of a jumbo-bodied guitar sliding between the bluesy roll of a classical guitar and the twang of claw-hammer, and sometimes contemporary funk, banjo. Now lace it with middle-eastern inspired flute lines, the wailing honk of harmonica, and the soulful belting of heartfelt poetry. The result is a sound that is all at once bluesy,... more