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PRESENTED BY AL BASTARDO The past few years have seen North Carolina singer songwriter Greg Humphreys independently release three solo albums with a genre-hopping bent, visiting Folk, Soul, Jazz, Country, and Blues along the way. He has been busy as a solo touring artist, sharing the stage with with fellow North Carolina acoustic acts such as The Carolina Chocolate Drops and Chatham County Line. Humphreys' alt-pop rock band Dillon Fence emerged from the acclaimed Chapel-Hill NC music scene of the early '90s and released three albums on Mammoth / Atlantic Records. Dillon Fence amassed a huge southeastern following and toured the US and Europe with some of the biggest acts of the '90s, such as The Black Crowes, Dave Matthews Band, Weezer, Lush, Hootie and The Blowfish, Alanis Morrisette, The Lemonheads, and Blind Melon. Humphreys' Funk and Soul band HOBEX formed in 1996 released 5 albums over the next 11 years, including "Back in the '90s" on London Records and "U Ready Man" on Tone-Cool / Artemis Records. HOBEX was a staple on the US Jam Festival circuit and toured with fellow roots groups Parliament Funkadelic, North Mississippi All-Stars, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Jon Cleary, Karl Denson, and JJ Grey and MOFRO. Humphreys still performs occasionally with Dillon Fence and HOBEX. Humphreys' international version of HOBEX headlined the Yornet Stage at Prague CZ's United Islands Festival on June 25th 2011, followed by a Summer residence in Prague and an August '11 EU solo tour ...