SUSAN CATTANEO AND JAX HOLLOW
2 FULL SETS OF MUSIC
The Fallout Shelter - 61 Endicott Street, Norwood, MA, 02062
No stranger to the Fallout Shelter is Susan Cattaneo but this time around...
She is one of Boston’s most respected singer-songwriters. Respectful of tradition, but not bound by it, Susan blends rock, folk and blues with a healthy dose of country. Call it New England Americana with a twang.
In 2018, she was nominated for Best Americana Artist in the Boston Music Awards, and she performed and won the Connecticut Folk Festival. Her 2017 album The Hammer and The Heart charted #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and yielded a #1 song on folk radio and a top 10 album of 2017. The album reflects her love for collaboration featuring 40 local and national artists including Mark Erelli, The Bottle Rockets, Bill Kirchen, Jennifer Kimball, Dennis Brennan and Jenee Halstead just to name a few.
She was an Emerging Artist at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival and a finalist or winner at some of the country’s most prestigious songwriting and music contests including: Kerrville’s New Folk Contest (2018 and 2015), the Philadelphia Songwriters Project and at the Wildflower Festival Songwriters Contest, the International Acoustic Music Awards, the Independent Music Awards, the 5 Unsigned Only Song Contest, the USA Songwriting Competition, the Mountain Stage New Song Contest and the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest.
Susan has also been teaching songwriting at the Berklee College of Music for over 15 years and performed all over New England with Western Mass trio The Boxcar Lilies.
In the New England area, Susan has won over audiences at venues such as: The Fallout Shelter, Club Passim, the Shalin Liu Center, the Me & Thee Coffeehouse, The Iron Horse Music Hall, Tupelo Music Hall, the Calvin Theater, the South Shore Music Circus and the River Club Music Hall.
She has opened for or shared the stage with Bill Kirchen, Jon Cleary, David Wilcox, Rose Cousins, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Ellis Paul, Paula Cole, David Wilcox, Huey Lewis and The News, Amy Grant, Melissa Ferrick, and The Pousette-Dart Band.Her most recent album All Is Quiet made Folk Alliance’s Top 25 Folk Albums of the year for 2022.This is the first time Susan is playing with a full band since 2019.Susan Cattaneo -lead vocals and acoustic guitar
Peter Moore - Keys and bg vocals
Andy Santospago - electric guitar and bg vocals
Joe McMahon - bass
Chris Anzalone - Drums
“Cattaneo has been playing around Boston and its environs for a while, sometimes solo and sometimes with stellar players. She rocks with the best of them and also sings ballads so sweetly and lovingly that it can bring tears to the eyes of those listening” – No Depression
“Ultimately it’s rare to find an artist so willing to invest her psyche so fully into her songs, but the return on Cattaneo’s commitment also makes for a compelling set of songs.” – American Songwriter
“She’s able to blend gritty semi-confessional bluesy sounds with poetic conversational lyrics” – Austin Daze
“Her voice is somewhere between national treasure and weapon of mass destruction” – Daily Vault
JAX HOLLOW -
“If Taylor Swift Rocked…”
Jax Hollow is a Revival Rock artist based out of Nashville, TN. Equipped with a songwriting degree from Berklee College Of Music and over 13 years of playing guitar and singing, Jax averages over 200 shows a year. Her debut record, "Underdog Anthems" was produced and engineered by music legend Michael Wagener (over 100 million records sold). She was the last artist to work with him before his retirement in 2022. This year, Hollow refines her sound, stretching the boundaries of the Rock/Blues/Americana world and creating a totally unique blend of songwriting, riffs, ripping solos, and powerful vocals. Jax is originally from Western MA.
Jax Hollow will be featured in Guitar World Magazine this Spring, as well as a featured artist on Lightning 100’s “Artist of the Week”. She is proudly endorsed by Converse, and D'Addario. Jax Hollow has a 2023 USA Summer Tour, and Fall 2023 European Tour in the works. She opened for Peter Karp (Mick Taylor, Sue Foley) and Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy) on her 2022 European tour.
Jax just released her second album, "Only The Wild Ones”. Jax was also recently featured in Rolling Stone France.
“Undeniable Talent, Jax Hollow IS a Star” - Matt Simon, Ear To Ground
"Untameable force of nature” - Larry McClain, Beats Per Minute
"Imagine If Taylor Swift rocked, imagine a female Eddie Van Halen, imagine songwriting chops like Liz Rose and Jerry Steel combined and you have Jax Hollow” - Jerry Holthouse, Nashville.com
The Fallout Shelter is an all ages performance venue welcoming worldwide, world class music in an intimate setting. Our studio audience attends to watch the creation and production of our music television series' The Extended Play Sessions and LISTEN LOCAL. The Fallout Shelter events are immersive experiences for both audience and performers alike...a live music experience like no other. We have a wide selection of beer and wine for your adult beverage pleasures and each show comes with a free commemorative event poster. Our doors open at 6PM. Seating is General Admission. We recommend you arrive at the time the doors open.