Chris Ayer / Jesse Ruben / Emma White
Chris Ayer is a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter who won the 2006 Lennon Award in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, folk category. His album Don't Go Back to Sleep was released in August 2009.
While he was still a full-time student, Jesse Ruben toured relentlessly across the Northeast, building a strong and dedicated following. Since graduating in May 2008, he has promoted Aiming for Honesty from coast to coast in both the United States and Canada. Combining influences from pop, rock, jazz, and folk, Ruben's straight-from-the-heart songs and hilarious storytelling make for an unforgettable live experience for his listeners.
Emma White is a singer/songwriter from Baltimore, Maryland. White has sung at venues large and small, including the Baltimore Ravens M&T Bank Stadium, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and the Comcast Center at the University of Maryland. In 2008, she was invited to perform for BMI's pop/rock showcase in Atlanta, where one listener said, "Emma White's pop-savvy vocals and sugary groove ooze unabashed hope and undeniable promise."