PREVIEW: PONY BOY ALBUM RELEASE at THE BASEMENT on 8/29/15

Singer/songwriter Marchelle Brandanini, a.k.a. Pony Boy, grew up in a town in northern California called Vacaville, a name which literally means “Cow Town.” Her hometown was small, but close enough to San Francisco that she could study classical music and opera.  One day, she heard the raspy roar of Janis Joplin, thought “Wow! I want to…