Lawson Reunion Band:
Lawson Reunion is a family Bluegrass band, established in 1998, with members spanning three generations. The family includes Moriah Haven on Mandolin, Barry Lawson on Banjo, Clint Lawson on Guitar, Jesse Lawson on Dobro, Darin Lawson on Bass, and all members on Vocals, including Cindy Lawson and Haven P. Lawson.
Lawson Reuion Band Live at Plain Folk Cafe:
"The Spirits of Hank" Sessions
The "Spirits of Hank" project was a collaboration spearheaded by Cincinnati Singer-Songwriter, Teacher, and Change Agent, Kelly Thomas. Contributors included Arlo McKinley and the Lonesome Sound (Arlo McKinley, Tyler Lockard, Sarah Davis), Kelly Thomas, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Violinist, Sylvia Mitchell, and Moriah Haven.
The group recorded original Hank tunes on the 65th anniversary of his recording it at the Herzog Studio, where the Cincinnati Music Heritage Foundation hosted a studio audience for the live performances, with catering by local favorites Eli's BBQ and Rhinegeist Brewery. It was truly a night to remember, in honor of a legend, in a legendary space.
"The Spirits of Hank" Live at The Southgate House Revival:
Charming and Heartfelt Norther Kentucky Singer-Songwriter, Wonky Tonk, invited members Nick Mitchell of Cincinnati favoirtes, The Terrors and Chick Pimp, Coke Dealer at a Bar, as well as then newcomer to the Cincinnati music scene, Moriah Haven Lawson, to collaborate on her 2009 release, the "Super Holy Fantastic E.P.", recorded in a repurposed Church Studio: Soap Floats Recording. The band embarked immediately after its completion on a short tour of the midwest, east, and south, including Brooklyn, Athens, Nashville, Cincinnati, Chapel Hill, and more.
Chick Pimp, Coke Dealer at a Bar:
After collaborating with Nick Mitchell in Wonky Tonk, he invited her to record a few Mandolin tracks on his experimental, genre-hopping band, Chick Pimp, Coke Dealer at a Bar's 2009 release, "The People Vs. Lemoncello". Haven continued to perform with the band live for a period thereafter, joining the antics of the infamous Grasshopper Juice Records ranks.
Kentucky Timbre/ David Rhodes Brown and the Hilbilly Harem:
Legendary Rabbit Hash, Kentucky resident, keeper of their previous Border Collie Elected Mayor, Lucy Lou, and incomparable singer, songwriter, performer, and American badass: David Rhodes Brown (The Warsaw Falcons, 500 Miles to Memphis) invited Moriah Haven to join the crew of his project Kentucky Timbre, a local "All Star" ensemble of roots musicians. Soon, a smaller facet of the group, David Rhodes Brown and the Hillbilly Harem, named after a joke made by Moriah at one of their always colorful rehearsals.