Anne E. DeChant
Anne E. DeChant is an American rock singer/songwriter/guitarist originally from Cleveland but now based in Nashville. She is a 5-time winner of Cleveland's Singer-Songwriter of the Year and a 2020 Kerrville Folk Festival Songwriting Competition Finalist, who has performed with Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Don Henry, Travis Meadows and most recently with Livingston Taylor at Cain Park in 2019.
DeChant’s name derives from the French "of song", a birthright clearly expressed through an unmistakable voice and songwriter's perception. She began her career as the dynamic lead singer of Cleveland fan favorite, Odd Girl Out, before becoming the powerhouse she is today with eleven independent studio album releases to her credit. Her masterfully crafted, poignant songs create worlds where her characters and their stories spring to life. Anne E. released her first best of record, "Every Little Everything" in November of 2020.
with special guests
Liz Bullock and Gavin Coe
Liz Bullock is a Board Certified Music Therapist and an active freelance singer in the Cleveland area. Liz also participates in outreach efforts through her work with Roots of American Music. She began her musical journey at a young age, singing in choirs at The Cleveland Music School Settlement and The Singing Angels. She went on to study contemporary music at the Cleveland School of Rock and toured nationwide alongside other young musicians. Liz received her Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy from Cleveland State University where she studied as a Voice primary. Drawing on her love of music and working with the public, Liz is currently a Music Therapist at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center where she uses music to help patients heal.
Gavin Coe is a full-time musician born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. After stealing a Blues Brothers CD from his Dad at the impressionable age of 6, Gavin made it his lifelong goal to be one of the guys in the band. He has played with various award-winning blues acts from the east and west sides and at the 2020 Rock Hall induction ceremony. He spent many of his formative years sitting in on guitar with Cleveland’s own Bad Boys of Blues and has since formed multiple local, successful Blues projects. Gavin is proud to continue the legacy and teachings the senior musicians have passed down to him, and carry the torch for the next generation.