SMI Radio Ep. 59 On Demand: Ayron Jones and Jeremy Westfall (NW Lovefest)

Power blues-rock trio, Ayron Jones and the Wayplayed the house down at Hard Rock Cafe’s Hard Rock Rising this spring.

The battle of the bands contest showcased some truly outstanding Northwest artists. Although the competition was fierce, Ayron Jones and the Way took the win, and won over plenty of new fans at the same time.

Ayron and his outfit recently released a new EP entitled “Baptized in Muddy Waters,”  available on iTunes.

The band will be a featured performer on the bill for Northwest Lovefest 2012, taking place at Manguson Park, June 29 – July 1st. 

They will also be opening for the legendary and five time grammy winner, Robert Cray at the D&R Theater in Aberdeen on Saturday, May 12th at 7pm.

Ayron Jones visited the SMI Radio studio to talk about his music, his inspirations, and his participation in the festival, and more. You’ll want to catch his exclusive, in-studio performance of the Jimi Hendrix classic, “Little Wing,” plus hot tracks from Ayron Jones and The Way.

Northwest LoveFest’s Jeremy Westfall joins us with an update on the festival and the brand-new website.

Check out the new Northwest Lovefest website and get the complete festival lineup at

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