Malcolm Holcombe can be an acclaimed singer/songwriter within the insurgent nation/folk vein who was raised in Weaverville, N.C. The discharge of his debut recording, 1996’s 100 Lays — which presented his moody poetry, nation blues acoustic guitar, and rumbling baritone — was fulfilled with acclaim from USA Today and Moving Stone’s David Fricke, amongst others, and garnered evaluations to folks such as for example John Prine and Tom Waits. (The recording was originally documented for Geffen and re-released on Hip-O). He in addition has earned raves on the net from such Nashville notables as Lucinda Williams. Holcombe in addition has played like a duo with Durham, NC, indigenous Valorie Miller. Both possess toured nationally with Shelby Lynne and opened up for artists such as for example Merle Haggard and Wilco.