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From the enchanting landscapes of Eastern Tennessee comes the burgeoning talent of Vaden Landers, a 28-year-old artist weaving a tapestry of melodies that harken back to the golden era of country music. With a voice that channels the spirit of Hank Williams Sr., Vaden’s journey began as a train-hopping troubadour and street-busker, crafting songs that resonate with the very soul of Americana.
Affectionately dubbed “The Yodeling Country Bluesman,” Vaden has etched his name into the vibrant streets of Asheville, North Carolina, leaving an indelible mark as one of the city’s most captivating performers. His authenticity shines as a torchbearer of the classic country tradition, infused with a contemporary spark.
At the tender age of 17, Vaden set forth on a nomadic exploration, traversing the American highways and railways to learn the art of a true traveler-musician. His journey, stretching from the frosty reaches of Alaska to the sun-soaked shores of Florida, carved the path for his songwriting, singing, yodeling, and picking skills.
With an eclectic fusion of honky-tonk, rockabilly, folk, blues, ragtime, jazz, western swing, and old-time Appalachian influences, Vaden Landers emerges as a pioneer breathing new life into the traditional country music scene. A true revelation, his performances at various music festivals, including the illustrious WoodyFest and the renowned Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, have left audiences enraptured.
As Vaden Landers takes the stage, he invites you to embark on an enthralling journey – one that transcends time and genre. With each chord struck and every lyric spun, he transports you to an era where storytelling thrives and musical craftsmanship reigns supreme.