In celebration of the 15th anniversary of “A Drop in the Ocean” Ron Pope will be performing his album “Daylight” in its entirety and will have a few special surprises in store for each show. Platinum recording independent artist, Ron Pope, made a name for himself in the early days of music streaming with the viral success of his song, “A Drop in the Ocean” – which has now been streamed over 1 billion times going platinum in the US and double platinum in Sweden. Once a die-hard New Yorker, Pope ultimately landed in Nashville where his songwriting is a natural fit for the Americana, roots, and country communities. His last full album, Bone Structure (March 2020), received praise from Rolling Stone, Billboard, CMT, Relix, The Tennessean, and more. In early 2022 he landed in Nashville Scene as 12 artists you need to watch. His latest album, “Inside Voices” was released on June 2, 2023.
J.M. Clifford is a singer-songwriter and music educator from Brooklyn, NY. His music draws on Bluegrass, Folk and Americana. Clifford’s debut record, “On a Saturday Night,” was featured in The Bluegrass Situation and received rave reviews from Bluegrass Today and Holler Country. Clifford was an Official Showcase Artist at the 2023 IBMA Business Conference in Raleigh, NC. He is also an accomplished songwriter. His single “Slow Rolling Train” earned him a spot in the final round of the 2023 Rocky Mountain Songwriting Festival and the 2022 IBMA Songwriter Showcase.