Miss Tess &
The Talkbacks

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NEW SINGLE “TRUE FLOOD” Ft. Rachael Price - Listen HErE

"Miss Tess’ “True Flood” swings and swaggers, rooted in a retro groove that’s equal parts blues, mid-century rock & roll and Booker T-worthy R&B.” – Rolling Stone


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“Contemporary and timeless, Miss Tess an excellent compendium of modern Americana distilled in all its forms. She is a sweet seductress, one whose charms are increasingly harder and harder to resist. Catch her while you can.” No Depression

"This music sounds fresh, spirited, and relevant. It’s enough to make you wanna get up and dance. Highly recommended." Elmore Magazine

"Nashville meets Brooklyn...country chic." Village Voice

“One of America’s best kept secrets… a singer with incredible talent [who] creates a stunning late night, haunted feel.” – Country Music People (U.K.)

"Miss Tess will never fit easily into just one box, and that’s why her fans look forward to each new eclectic release from the rootsy singer, who used to live here." – The Boston Globe


Miss Tess has always been known for creating an eclectic array of vintage blues, country, and jazz sounds. Currently residing in Nashville, she finds no shortage of inspiration in the roots scene there. However varied Tess’ music can be, front and center sits her voice that has been described as "alternately seductive and sexy, and a pure joy to listen to” (Pop Matters). Her music is further heightened by her partner, Thomas Bryan Eaton, who helps to shape the songs and arrangements with a deft touch on guitar & pedal steel. No slouch herself, Tess brings along her Weymann archtop guitar, often trading leads with Thomas. Click for more …

Past Performance HIGHLIGHTS


Floydfest (VA) • Green River Fest (MA) • Red Wing Roots (VA) • Bristol Rhythm + Roots (TN) • Rhythm + Roots (RI) • Albino Skunk Fest (SC) • Shakori Hills (NC) • Clearwater Jazz Festival (FL) • String Break Fest (FL) • Blue Plum Fest (TN) • Tropical Heatwave (FL) • Blissfest (MI) • Ossippee Valley Music Fest (ME) • Caramoor Arts Fest (NY) • Musik Fest (PA) • Driftless Music Fest (WI) • Blackpot (LA) • AmericanaFest (TN)


Strathmore (MD) • The Hamilton (DC) • Sellersville Theater (PA) • One Longfellow Square (ME) • City Winery (Boston + NYC) • Rockwood Music Hall (NYC) • Club Passim (MA) • Station Inn (TN) • Jammin’ Java (VA) • Eddie’s Attic (GA • Grey Eagle (NC) • The Iron Horse (MA) • and many more!