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Knuckle Links

Jake Berry webpage: Berry's music, poetry, history and philosophy
wZ website: info on Knuckle collaborator, master musician wZ
9th St. Laboratories: Homepage and nexus for Otherstream poetry, art and music
Front Porch Records: the site for original recordings including Jake Berry's SHADOW RESOLVE and the forthcoming Bare Knuckles CD, TROUBLE IN YOUR HOUSE
BARE KNUCKLES PAGE TWO:

BARE KNUCKLES

original and traditional folk based music

BARE KNUCKLES info

BARE KNUCKLES is a folk based music duo, Wayne Sides and Jake Berry, drawing on blues, old time, and other American roots music for their original songs and include an eclectic range of tradtional songs in their live performances. In April they recorded their first album, TROUBLE IN YOUR HOUSE, to be released later this year.

JAKE BERRY sings, plays guitar and harmonica and writes much of the original material performed by the duo.

WAYNE SIDES, plays tub bass, bass box, doumbek and a variety of other instruments, also sings and writes much of the orginal material

The photo above was taken by Jim Fago during the Bare Knuckles Performance at the W.C.Handy Muic Festival in Florence, AL in August and features an expanded lineup for Bare Knuckles especially for the festival. From left to right: Penny Quebec on mandolin, Wayne Sides on tub bass, Jake Berry on guitar, Max Russell on guitar, and Jim wZ on flute. They also performed in August at Morningside in Sheffield, AL, and at the historic St. James Hotel in Selma, AL.

JAKE BERRY's first CD of orginal songs, Shadow Resolve, came out last year from Front Porch Records. He is also a widely published poet with 14 books currently available, for more information see the links section to the left.

WAYNE SIDES is also a world renowned photographer, visual artist, and professor. He has exhibited work in major galleries in New York, Paris and other major art centers.

Here are the current dates for BARE KNUCKLES performances: September 12 - The Crimson Cafe, Tuscaloosa, AL October 9 - The Liberty Cafe, Tuscaloosa, AL

If you would like to contact BARE KNUCKLES about performances or recordings send e-mail to: jbberry@hiwaay.net

TO GO TO PAGE TWO OF THE BARE KNUCKLES SITE CLICK ON THE LINK TO THE LEFT