Vonagarden is an US-american indie folk band from Nashville. Found this nice description on their ReverbNation site:
Vonagarden is an organic garden of hope. A band of friends creating a new sound filled with positive vibrations. Vona means “hope” in Icelandic. The founder, Garrett Miller’s vision is to bring refreshment to the hearts of people with sound that personifies the joy of rainfall after a drought, and sunlight on land to create a garden in the hearts of listeners….a vonagarden.
Have a listen to their nice song “After All You Have Done”:
Iceland, Iceland and Iceland once again! Refered to its population, Iceland has a high number of great bands and musicians.
Kaleo, is an Icelandic band best known for their harmful indie pop, rock and folk music. The band of the four musicians Jökull Júlíusson, Davíð Antonsson, Daníel Ægir Kristjánsson and Rubin Pollock was formed in 2012. Have a listen to their great song “Vor í Vaglaskógi”:
Mohsen Namjoo born 1976 in Torbat-e Jam, is an Iranian singer-songwriter, author, musician and Setarspieler.
Here is his song “Darda “
Two musicians from Georgia (East Europe ) with their song “Satrfialo”
Aziza Brahimi, born in 1976 in the sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria. In 1995 Brahim won the ‘1st National Song Contest‘ of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. After a tour through Europe, she became more and more popular and released her first albums. Have a listen to her wonderful song “Lagi”:
Ray LaMontagne, born in 1973, is an US-american singer-songwriter. The folk musician from Nashua decided to quit his job and begin a career in 1999. Listen to his nice song “Empty”:
Lasse Matthiessen is a danish singer-songwriter, born in Kopenhagen and now living in Berlin. He describes his music as moving between the coordinates of slowmotion, melancholy, and folk. Listen to his absolutely amazing song “Seven Ravens”: