Jacob Miller, Sofia Wolfson, Joshua Thomas
450 Main Street
Los Angeles, CA, 90013
This event is 21 and over
A Wisconsin native, Jacob Miller left his hometown for Portland, OR the summer of 2009 via Amtrak; bringing with him only a suitcase and a Fender Jaguar guitar. After just one year in the city - he left to travel North America to study and perform music while working on various farms and ranches between travels. Time spent as a farm hand in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina shaped his devotion to the finger picking style of the region. Playing along with old recordings and locals in the surrounding areas of Appalachia, Miller delved into the inner workings of the music’s style and history.
After 7+ years managing/leading a 6-piece jazz band, and traveling/performing both internationally and throughout North America -Miller now focuses his efforts on a different kind of songwriting and storytelling.
With an affinity for minimalist pop and firm roots planted in American traditional music, Jacob Miller crafts a timeless sound unique to his style and abilities.
In 2019, Jacob will release and tour a debut album which displays his abilities as a performer, writer and composer. Recorded and performed entirely by Miller in a SE Portland living room turned studio - songs and ideas come together to form an album that is hard, honest and heartfelt.
Sofia Wolfson is a singer/songwriter born and raised in Los Angeles. Her musical influences range from Joni Mitchell to Blake Mills, The Band to Fiona Apple, which can be heard in her music. Brought up on 1960s folk and rock, Sofia started playing guitar at 6, writing music at 9, and played her first gig when she was 13. Throughout her high school years at The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Sofia played all over at venues like The Bootleg, The Moroccan, Pianos, Rockwood Music Hall, The Hi Hat, The Sanctuary Santa Monica, The Lost Room and more, opening for artists like Tom Brosseau, L.A. Salami, and Johanna Samuels.
Sofia released her first full-length record when she was 16, called Hunker Down. Her follow up EP Side Effects, a 3-song release, was produced by Marshall Vore (Phoebe Bridgers, Korey Dane) at Vore’s home studio in Pasadena. “Snake Eyes,” “Write It Down,” and “Capsule,” are brought to life by some incredible musicians like Lee Pardini (Dawes), Jason Boesel (Rilo Kiley), Dylan Day (Jenny Lewis, Korey Dane), and more.
As of recent, Sofia released a new single “Nothing’s Real” and a music video for “Write It Down.” Her new EP Adulting comes out on 3/20.
Joshua Thomas has released three albums and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. His 2014 release, The Harboring, has been called "inspiring and heart-wrenching" by Philadelphia Magazine and WXPN called the record "beautifully composed." Thomas just completed work on his latest LP and is looking toward a 2018 release.
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