Eclectic, All Original, Streaming Music From the Soul
Expect to be lifted when you hear this infectious Americana/Worldbeat groove. Passionate female vocals dance atop instruments from around the world including banjo, guitars, didgeridoo, shamisen, and a variety of drums. Positive lyrics inspire unity and call for change. Dancing inevitably erupts.
O22's newest release, "The Change," is Now Available! Order Your Copy now!
Hear clips from the album in the site wide player.
"New Breed of Music Entirely", says reviewerWendy Holdren of The Register-Herald reviews O22's July 21 concert at Tamarack:
Choose the Music, nominated for HomeGrown Music Network's 2010 Album of the Year, features 12 Original Songs spanning styles from newgrass to space-folk to roots-
rock world funk. No matter what you call it, it's good music. Order your
"sonically robust, post-modern folk music"
- J. Evan Wade, HomeGrown Music Network Product Review
Earth Plane Defector @ Southland Ballroom
Option 22 rocked Floydfest 2013: Rise and Shine!
This event is one of the largest and most awesome music festivals on the East Coast, and some say one of the best anywhere.
CLICK HERE for pictures.
Option 22 was featured on a CD Sampler in Relix Magazine. Check it out here:
Option 22 is part of the Artist roster of the HomeGrown Music Network.
Choose the Music was nominated along with 19 other albums for
HGMN's 2010 Album of the Year!
It came in #3 in Fan Votes! Thanks to all who voted for your support!
Option 22 is now endorsing Carvin products!
What's Up With O22
Culturefest World Music & Arts Festival, which we created and organize, is the Energetic Pinnacle of the Year
for Option 22. It is an amazingly heartfelt and unforgettable event. We celebrated our 10th anniversary in 2013 with a sun-kissed weekend of perfect festival spirit.
Make plans to attend: The 11th Annual Culturefest will be held September 4-7, 2014!
865 - 869 Mercer Street, Princeton, West Virginia
If you want to catch up with O22, this is how to do it. When we're not on the road, you can find us at our homebase, The RiffRaff Arts Collective in downtown Princeton, West Virginia playing, writing, recording and spending time with the other amazing artists who work there, like
The Captain Lazerblast Band, and Melissa McKinney. We are directly across from Stages Music School, where young bands like Miss Behavin' are making their mark.
Also,every Monday is Open Stage Night in the amazing Room Upstairs, which we host, and all ages and styles are welcome. Read about this truly unique creative space here:
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