Spotlight Band: Ryan Dunlap


Lineup: Ryan Dunlap, guitar, harmonica, vocals; Justin Marchand, lead guitar (only on select evenings).

Style of music: singer/songwriter, folk, acoustic, pop.

Sounds a little like: David Gray, John Mayer, Dave Matthews.

Influences: Ryan Adams, Jackie Greene, Ray LaMontagne, John Mayer, Dave Matthews.

Favorite local venues: I have two places I really enjoy. I play every Tuesday night at Sukit Hookah on Dorr Street and the people and crowd there are always great. I also really enjoy playing at Tres Belle at Levis Commons; awesome atmosphere as well as great natural acoustics.

CDs: I have two CDs available on most digital media outlets and always at live shows. "Sometimes the World's Just Ugly," a full length album released in 2011 and a new EP, "Love Is Letting Go," released Feb. 12. Both are available on most digital media outlets.

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