Windstorm Productions presents
1099 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, GA, 30307
Doors 7:30PM / Show 8:30PM
Grammy winner and 7 time Grammy nominee Paula Cole has released six albums spanning a seventeen year career. She has sold approximately three million albums and has performed with Counting Crows, Matchbox 20, Sarah McLachlan, Melissa Etheridge, Lilith Fair, Peter Gabriel, Emmy Lou Harris and many more. Emotionally deep and thrilling performances are a trademark. Poetically melodic and fiercely touching, intelligent writing makes Cole stand apart. Other artists such as Herbie Hancock, Annie Lennox, and Katherine McPhee have covered her compositions. With a loving allegiance to her fans, she maintains loyal communication through the web and after her live shows. As the first woman in history to solely produce and receive the best Producer Grammy nomination for her work, “This Fire”, Cole has broken boundaries with a searcher’s spirit. From her top ten hits of the 1990’s to her more recent critically acclaimed albums, Paula Cole continues to write, produce, record and perform heartfelt, meaningful, lasting music.
Once half of the acclaimed acoustic duo, The Brilliant Inventions, Eliot Bronson - and his burgeoning solo career, seem ripe for a Paul Simon comparison. With a bundle of new material, drawing more on country, folk, and roots rock influences than The Brilliant Inventions ever did; and a top tier band - featuring ex-members of Sugarland and the BoDeans, Eliot Bronson seems poised to eclipse the success of his earlier efforts. Says Jezebel Magazine "Eliot Bronson always seemed destined for bigger things than The Brilliant Inventions."
The popular duo won the famed Eddie's Attic Shootout (also won by John Mayer and Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland), was voted "Best New Music Act" by Atlanta's Creative Loafing, and secured management with Russell Carter (Indigo Girls, Shawn Mullins, Fastball), all in their first year of performing together.
The Washington Post called The Brilliant Invention's music, â€œclever contemporary acoustic pop that invites comparison to Ben Folds Five and Fountains of Wayne -- literate story-songs at once amusing and moving, with catchy melodic hooksâ€. The Atlanta Journal Constitution raved, "bright, witty, and Velcro-catchy pop songs."
"But a funny thing happened on the way to the top," as Bret Love of Insite Magazine remarked. "At some point after the release of their 2009 album Have You Changed, Lamkin [the other half of TBI] decided the life of a touring artist wasn't for him, leaving the more career-focused Bronson to start over from scratch. If Blackbirds, his debut solo LP, is any indication, it was the best thing that couldâ€™ve happened to him."
Paste Magazine followed up: "while playing under his own name may not have been the road Bronson originally envisioned for himself, he seems to be that much better because of it." And Georgia Music Magazine decreed "Blackbirds proves Bronson a formidable talent in his own right, ready for the big time all by his damn self!"
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