Marcella & Her Lovers

Swamp Soul Memphis

Best of Music Fest

"On Sunday, Marcella & Her Lovers were loads of fun on the Bud Light Stage. Dad Terrence joined her for one song, throwing Mardi Gras beads to the crowd while two-man sax section Art Edmaiston and Jim Spake traded solos. Low-key fest MVP: Dave Cousar, adding vibrant shading as a guitarist for both LaVere and Simien.

Mehr: Yes, and again, as with Amy LaVere, I was struck by how strong the showing by the local acts were across the board. Another local standout was Marcella & Her Lovers, who won over a lot of fans with their set to kick things off Sunday. Having the boost of a horn section – led by Jim Spake and Art Edmaiston – really added to the overall presentation and sound. And Simien is just one of those artists whose music and easy manner seem naturally suited to the festival environment, which is about engaging people who are probably seeing you for the first time. " Read more at the source here.