Folk/Pop duo Bryan and Sarah Vanderpool perform their song "Drive" at the Imes Covered Bridge, one of the famed Bridges of Madison County, in St. Charles, Iowa.
Introducing: the Juice Side Sessions, a collection of video performances highlighting local musicians and artists displaying their craft in the heart of Iowa.
Planning to be released on a bi-monthly basis, Side Sessions captures live takes of performances in all Iowa settings. You may catch a pop-up show in the evening at Gray’s Lake, at lunch time on a downtown street corner or even in a covered bridge.
The first featured Side Sessions artist is Des Moines-based folk duo The Well Pennies. The Well Pennies re-located to Des Moines from Los Angeles not out of debilitating options or uncontrollable circumstance. The husband-and-wife group, comprised of Bryan and Sarah Vanderpool, moved to Iowa because that’s where they felt they could succeed in writing, recording and releasing their music.
The group performed “Drive” off its latest LP, “Endlings.” Fans looking to get more can subscribe to the Juice newsletter to get a second performance video from the entrancing duo.
What’s next for the duo? Finish building a home studio in Des Moines and then begin work on new material for a yet-to-be-named release. Stay on the look-out at thewellpennies.com.
Want more from Juice Side Sessions? Register to receive the Juice newsletter to see where the next side sessions is and how you can attend. Keep an eye on your inbox, details will be revealed in the Aug. 2 newsletter for a live pop-up show in Des Moines.
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