Loren Radis is a Central Coast native who has loved writing and performing music since he first heard the Beatles at age 10. His blend of acoustic/rock music has been compared to artists like Simon & Garfunkel, Iron & Wine, and Damien Rice. In 2009 his song “If You’ll Be Mine” was one of the winners at the inaugural New Times Music Awards. He was also winner of Best Song in the Songwriters at Play song contest at the Wine Seller. "He’s a gifted and engaging songwriter," says Glen Starkey of the SLO New Times.