YG is a Portland based band fronted by the fantastic vocal styling and diverse lyricist Larisa Cruze. If you were to fuse that with elements of pop,jazz,blues and funk all coming together to create music that caries you on a truly emotional adventure that soothes the soul while invoking the adventurous side in all of us. This is YardGypsy.
Looking to know a little more about Salvatore & the band? Salvatore Manalo is planting his roots in Portland to launch his solo career after his past as a former music student and traveler. His songwriting infuses honest storytelling with musical complexity. An amalgamation of pop, soul, R&B and folk delivers a sound that is refreshing but familiar.
Following a successful debut album release and mini West Coast tour, his focus will be a constant stream of new music. Follow along as this rising star flourishes in the Pacific Northwest.
LIAM is a Soul-Rock singer songwriter and performer currently located in Portland, Oregon. His foundation is layered with soulful, sultry legends like Ray Charles, Muddy Waters, Louis Armstrong, and Etta James. Liam brings to the stage the big energy of a rock and roll band, and the swagger and passion of a gritty blues singer. Liam’s latest tunes provide hints of Southern Gothic tones to add just the right amount of dirt to this soulful, roots blues, rock and roll.