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The Barking Owls VS James Hess
The Barking Owls, | James Hess,

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This week, The Barking Owls from Kimberly, Idaho are back to take on James Hess.

First off meet "The Barking Owls" from Kimberly, Idaho:

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The Barking Owls,


The Barking Owls plays an original blend of music, drawing from pop, folk, rock, country, and bluegrass. The band's diversity of styles is reflected in the variety of instruments used to support their literate hooks and vocal harmonies, including guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, harmonica, and various percussive instruments. The Barking Owls is currently working on their first recording project.

The Barking Owls have a very cool sound and very unique. Which is why I think I enjoy their music so much. Actually, they pegged themselves as "Grunge-Grass." Sounds like something illegal to me, but I like it!

"The Barking Owls" is a four-piece:

  • Erik Wenninger vocals, guitar
  • Andy Cluff banjo, mandolin, vocals
  • Adam Crofts bass, upright bass, vocals
  • Karl Sloth drums, percussion
  • And the co-song writer, who shall remain name-less.

See them for yourselves...check out all their show dates here.

"The Barking Owls" interview:

Here's "The Barking Owl's" Song "Long Tall Country Boy":

Next up, please meet James Hess originally from Alaska, now residing here in the Magic Valley:

James Hess is only 17 year-old. His ReverbNation profile explains:

I'm a teenage guitar player living in Twin Falls, ID and an aspiring musician. I generally play a 7-String Ibanez, though I find jamming out on acoustic to be quite fun at times. I range from quiet ballads to heavy metal solos genre-wise, but I tend to lean more toward the heavier genres.

James rocks some magnificent facial hair that any 17 year-old man would envy and he's a very dedicated musician. Here, please let Mr. Hess explain his love of music in his own words.

Here is my interview with James Hess:

Here is James Hess' song " The Everchanging":


Don't Forget:

  • Tonight's show (Wednesday, October 24h, 2012 at 7PM - after the BSU Coach's show at 6PM) will re-air this Saturday (October 27th, 2012) at 6PM...after the BSU Football game.
  • Voting closes at midnight on Monday, October 29th.

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