This Akron OH native got his start busking the streets of Europe before moving to Los Angeles and scoring his first record deal. He's carved out a career as one of Americana's most beloved journeyman songwriters.
After starring in hit musicals like "Spring Awakening" and "American Idiot", this multi-faceted performer has struck out on a career as a singer-songwriter.
This peripatetic songwriter has collaborated with Rhett Miller, Gary Louris, Matthew sweet and many others, all while keeping her own artistic career rolling.
Wes Bayliss, one of the co-founders of this Nashville southern rock juggernaut, stops by the show to talk about the band's genesis and the loss of their co-founder Jason "Rowdy" Cope.