A Sampling of Press:
Find all kinds of press from our arts-based community development work & Create Your State Tour here:
Option 22 rocks the NC Rural Assembly at Raleigh Convention Center, Oct. 2019
WV Artists say it's time to "Create Your State"
"messages of love, hope and healing..."
Jessica Lilly, WV Public Broadcasting, November 18, 2013
"From Another Realm- Option 22"
Joey Cutler, Graffiti Magazine August 29, 2013
"When listening to their recent album, The Change, while walking through the woods, I couldn’t help but feel as if I was travelling through Sherwood Forest heading towards the stage to witness the calling of this enchanting band."
-Kevin Tshiamala, Homegrown Music Network, August 26, 2013
"Even through a stereo system, earthy djembe rhythms and soulful vocals have the children dancing and the adults foot-tapping to Option 22’s music."
Bethany Dzielski, WV Living, August 7, 2013
"Their words and performance plucks on your soul strings. A deep listen really urges you to work in solidarity to uphold your part in the beautiful oneness that we as humanity and shepherds of Earth are part of."
-Larissa Nemeth, Appalachian Jamwich July 23, 2013
"a new breed of music entirely..."
Wendy Holdren, Register-Herald, July 22, 2013
"The Change by Option 22 is a sure hit, and a favorite of everyone at Toast Pop!"
James Agee, Toast Pop, April 2013
"Option 22 Brings Eclectic Flavors and New Sounds to The Sweet Shoppe"
Spotlight WV, February 22, 2013
"New Age jam band Option 22 mixes music, mysticism"
Charleston Gazette, June 22, 2011
"A Musical Moment..."
"The healing sounds of Option 22"
Danielle Conaway, WV Living.com, Oct. 5, 2011
"Song of the Day: The Change by Option 22"
"A Local Option For Your World Music Needs"
Tamar Alexia Fleishman, Graffiti Magazine, May 20, 2008
"sonically robust, post-modern folk music"
- J. Evan Wade, HomeGrown Music Network Product Review