Dawn Landes has been floating around my LastFm recommended artists for ages and ages. I actually listened to her a long time ago and I remember thinking that she had a nice voice but wasn’t worth investigating further. Today I watched her recent Black Cab Session and really enjoyed it and thought it was fun, which makes me think I should investigate further.
Here is her Daytrotter session which I will give a listen tomorrow. Now that I have gotten so used to going to shows every day I much prefer to see artists live before I form a solid opinion on them. She’s got quite a few US dates, hopefully she’ll tour more and come here. Here is her Myspace. I don’t like that Young Folks song, but Dawn does an interesting bluegrass cover of it: