|Member since||August 30, 2013|
|Members||Mary (vocals, guitar, fiddle, washboard) / Jean-Luc Brosse (vocals, guitars, dobro, steel gt, harmonica, accordian) / Stephane Dhondt (keyboard, harmony vocals)|
|Coming from Brittany, the west part of France, the Mary-Lou band have been playing their country-folk songs for seventeen years. Their inspiration comes from traditional music of North America mixed with the french songs tradition. The band began as a duet in 1996. Mary and Jean-Luc love the south, the stories about the|
hobos, the old trains, the dust storms that's why they also love to
play old covers from jug bands, old country songs, Jimmie Rodgers, Bob Wills, Pasty Cline tunes.
They have been asked to play in many festivals and stages in all parts of France and Europe. They use to play with their friends of the Tammerlin band in USA.
They have recorded seven cds "Honky-Tonk Music" in 1998, "Histoires Vraies (ou pas)" in 2000, "Les orages de poussiËre" in 2003, "Americana Favorites" in 2006 a DVD "Mary-Lou en concert" in 2006, "Courrier Transatlantique" in 2009 and "Music Medecine Show" in 2012. All of these records are still available in their label "Louise Bell productions" and on the download usual shops. More than 25 musicians have been invited on these records.
Mary-Lou is :
Mary : vocals, guitar
Jean-Luc : guitar, bass
Stéphane Dhondt : Keyboard
With more than 1700 concerts, the band follows his own independant road playing his unique synthesis between popular american music and french songs tradition.