The Naked Songwriter – Lydia Liza

Lydia Liza taught herself how to play guitar in the summer after 8th grade, playing Mumford & Sons and Laura Marling covers in her bedroom. Shortly thereafter Liza began composing her own songs and started a band. In 2010, she sought out 3 other musicians she’d known since middle school, and they started “Bomba de…

The Naked Songwriter – Brady Lillie

Brady Lillie is a performer, songwriter and guitar instructor living in Northeast Minneapolis. Along with performing as a soloist, he is a member of two different groups; Step Rockets (an original indie rock band) and Soul Tree (a variety band), both based in Minneapolis. He plays around 150+ shows a year in bars, clubs, weddings…

The Naked Songwriter – Joshua Von Mink

Josh Von Mink (a.k.a. Joshua James) has established himself with hard work and sheer talent in many different styles. Whatever the musical arrangement may be, his delivery transcends classic Folk Rock, releasing it into boundaries yet unexplored by typical singer/songwriters. Songs Played: “Young Love” “Kisser” “Two Hearts”

The Naked Songwriter – Dan Israel

Dan Israel is a longtime fixture on the Minneapolis music scene. He won Song of the Year (for “Come to Me”) in the 2005 Minnesota Music Awards. He formed Dan Israel and The Cultivators in 1996 and released several critically acclaimed CDs, both solo and with The Cultivators. Songs Played: “Ain’t Gonna Let The World”…

The Naked Songwriter – Katy Vernon

Katy Vernon is a Minneapolis/St. Paul based singer songwriter. She grew up in London, England and has been writing and singing as long as she can remember. She moved to the US after meeting her future American husband on a train from Amsterdam to Berlin. http://katyvernon.com https://www.facebook.com/KatyVernonMusic Songs Played: “This Is It” “Peter” “Next Year”…