From the foothills of Western Maine comes GoldenOak, a folk group whose genre-blending tendencies have them steadily emerging as a musical force in New England. Conceived in the winter of 2013 by Singer-Songwriter Zak Kendall and cellist Seth Wegner, they were quick to join forces with Kendall's sister Lena, whose voice blends with the hum of the cello and guitar to create a sound that resonates deep within. It wasn't long after their first summer performing as GoldenOak that their friend Julian Stearns was welcomed into the group with his trumpet, helping them explore new musical paths with his improvised motifs. Named one of Maine's "rising artists" by the Nova Design Group, they recently released their debut album, "Pleasant St." and have performed throughout the greater New England Area sharing their music. Members include Zak Kendall (guitar, lead vocals), Lena Kendall (percussion, lead vocals), Seth Wegner (cello, vocals), and Julian Stearns (trumpet). [+]