About Tyler Matthew Smith:
Through the dynamic use of harmony and horn, Tyler Matthew Smith has created an inspiring blend of Folk, Soul, and World music. As a horn player turned troubadour, his songwriting comes from a unique perspective, with influences ranging from Steven Stills to Stevie Wonder, Bruce Hornsby to the Boss, and Jackson Browne to the Jackson Five. Tyler has coupled an eclectic musical style with rejuvenating lyrics that can't help but stir the soul.
Tyler is currently touring the western states with an all star San Francisco-style jam band, and is scheduled to release his first LP in October of 2011.
About THE GOVNAH:
Based in SF, the former resident DJ of the Boom Boom Room has played up and down the west coast dropping bombs of funk and soul. Main influences include Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Kool and the Gang, Mandrill, Jamiroquai, and Prince.
TJ Smith is a veteran of the SF music scene, as a manager/booker in the bay area since starting his own business Refined Groove Entertainment in 2001.
All proceeds will benefit the San Francisco Youth Development nonprofit, City of Dreams. City of Dreams is dedicated to helping youth living in low-income housing build brighter futures through mentorship and youth development. https://www.facebook.com/cityofdreams