Musician Biographies

Joey-MollandJoey Molland:

Joey Molland was a pioneer of the early classic rock era in Liverpool, England beginning with such bands as The Masterminds, The Merseys and Gary Walker & The Rain. In 1969 Molland joined Badfinger, a band signed to The Beatles’ own Apple Records. Molland and Badfinger enjoyed a string of successful albums throughout the 1970s. In 1971, Badfinger played alongside George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton and other Apple artists in The Concert for Bangladesh. Molland also appeared on two Harrison albums including All Things Must Pass, as well as an appearance on John Lennon’s, Imagine.

Molland released Return To Memphis in 2014 and continues to perform and record today.

Savannah King:

Savannah King discovered her gift of storytelling through song at a young age, with lyrics described as deep and well beyond her years. King has opened for prolific artists such as Emmylou Harris, Harpeth Rising, Sera Cahoone, and Field Report. In the fall of 2014, Savannah began touring with platinum selling artist, 10,000 Maniacs as a support musician.

Alongside this national success, King, a western New York native, also appeared on Buffalo’s KISS 98.5, performing her original song “Fight”. Savannah graduated from Fredonia University with a bachelor’s degree in Music Industry in 2014. Savannah and the Kings (Savannah’s current group) is currently poised to release a new album in the spring of 2015.

Lee DeWyze And 10,000 Maniacs In Concert
Mary Ramsey:

Mary Ramsey is a classically-trained prodigy discovering her passion for the violin at the age of 5. After graduating Fredonia State University, Mary joined 10,000 Maniacs founder, John Lombardo forming the duo John and Mary. She became the lead singer songwriter of 10,000 Maniacs in 1994, and brought the band back into the spotlight with the top 40 hit More Than This. They are currently preparing the release of a new album, Twice Told Tales. As an avid patron of the arts, she extends her talent as a music director and performer at the Irish Classical Theatre in Buffalo, NY.