Multi instrumentalist and founding member of award winning bluegrass/folk band “Hollow Turtle”, Button Byron embraces a variety of folk, bluegrass styles and sounds. With his band, he has played events ranging from fundraisers, Providence Water Fire, to busking on the streets of Newport.
Jake Hungsinger and Andrew Donnelly
After a long quarantine, songwriter and powerhouse Americana artist Jake Hunsinger is back with brand new songs and a new direction. A PVDFest, Xfinity Center, and VampFest alum, Hunsinger wants to be the number one song and dance man in America. Joined by Rock Bottom Band guitarist Andrew Donnelly, Jake Hunsinger is a skilled storyteller who provides dynamic performances and well crafted songs about solitude, regret, hope and freedom. “If this is your first time listening, I hope you like it. If you don’t, you don’t have to tell me.”
Singer/Songwriter, Beth Barron, a bluesy, sultry songstress who delivers her originals with passion and honesty. An active member in the community, Beth Barron is on the committee for both PVD Folk Festival as well as the Rhode Island Songwriters Association.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in hundreds of events at AS220’s Empire Street venues being cancelled. Since it isn’t possible to gather for shows, AS220 Live Arts is bringing performances from local artists directly to you to watch from the comfort and safety of your own home with“AS220 Streaming Sessions” – high quality multi-camera, multi-track, live-streamed or pre-recorded weekly performances! AS220’s LIVE ARTS performance spaces are unjuried and uncensored forums for the arts,offering every artist residing in our small state the opportunity to perform or present their original work at our venue. If you are a performer interested in setting up a Streaming Session, especially if you had an event cancelled at AS220 due to the pandemic, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The pandemic has also tremendously impacted artists and AS220 financially. To support our streaming sessions and the artists participating please visit https://www.as220.org/streamsupport to donate.