Kendra Swanson w/Taylor Bourgeois

Kendra Swanson is an independent folk music performer and songwriter. With strong, expressive vocals and energetic instrumentation, she applies a timeless sound to original compositions written from (and about) the American heartland. It has been described as “soulful,” “homey,” “sincere,” and “heartfelt,” delivered with a passionate voice that cuts through the loudest of bars (and the hardest of hearts). A multi-instrumentalist, Kendra writes most of her music on guitar and banjo, but performs as fiddler and violist with several local bands. As a soloist, she has shared bills with the likes of Charlie Parr, Ralph Stanley, The No Name String Band, Eric Lambert, The Howlin’ Brothers, The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers, Pearls Mahone, and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

Texas born and raised with Cajun heritage, Taylor Bourgeois grew a deep passion for live music with a soulful, country blend. As a self taught guitarist, Taylor found a way to put that passion towards writing songs about love, loss, and all the adventures that come with it.