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Slice Fest

Slice Fest

Birmingham Budweiser presents Slice Fest benefiting Make-a-Wish & Suki Foundation with music by:

Foundation of Funk featuring George Porter, Jr. & Zigaboo Modeliste of the Meters with Guests, Ivan Neville & Tony Hall

North Mississippi Osborne featuring The North Mississippi All-Stars & Anders Osborne



Flow Tribe

Adam Hood



Spoonful James

Willie & The Giant

Raquel Lily

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Jesse Payne

Jesse Payne

Jesse Payne

Giants and Toys, Velouria

Jesse Payne. Buffalo. Harmony and balance. Purification observing the healing of vision. The grass of relations drains fast into the inheritance of borrowing. Let the Black Hills be approached with one mind, one heart, and as one people. A starting point. Stemming from mistakes and little victories. Carbon spinning with footprint control. Movement for progress. Rebuild and thrive from lessons woven delicately in our past. There is always a line. Instruct the merriment of symbolism to misplace the baggage of claims. For we are all connected to the Buffalo.

The Buffalo recordings take shape over the course of an extensive touring schedule and personal events unforeseen. We press on… Negatives become our twist. Situations in shift. Stacks of concrete bookend the prairies as time marches. But where? On is abstract.

Jesse Payne stems from a soil deep in the Southeastern region of the United States. He nests in scenic views of trees and mountains blending into valleys of skyscrapers and barns. Canvas for his yellow shade of timeless polaroids transposing over lake and swing suggests an inheritance of owls and their nocturnal solitude. His sound and sight each born from a landscape of…

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