Hometown: Baltimore

Current members: Jennifer Van Meter, guitar; Caity Lynn Fisher, vocals

Founded in: 2002

Style: alt-country

Influenced by: Kasey Chambers, Kathleen Edwards, Dave Matthews, John Mayer

Notable: Van Meter said she and Fisher plan to move to Nashville in March to pursue school and music. They're not too worried about getting signed just yet, she said.

Quotable: "We're going to play our music and do our thing, and if it sticks with people, it sticks with people," Van Meter said. "I'll live down there forever and keep it up and play music because that's really all I want to do anyway."

For more information about the band, visit myspace.com/eighty1south.

--Sam Sessa

sam.sessa@baltsun.com