Husband and wife duet, Michael Trotter JR. and Tanya Blount make up The War and Treaty.
Hailing from Albion, Michigan, they describe themselves as “two lovebirds singing without reverb.” The War and Treaty have created a unique blend of country, soul, folk, and Americana music. They have released one EP, “Down To The River” (2017), and three studio albums, “Love Affair” (2016), “Healing Tide” (2018), and “Hearts Town” (2020).
In 2019 they won Emerging Artist of the Year at the Americana Music Honors and Awards. In 2020 they won Artist of the Year at Folk Alliance International, and in 2021 they were nominated for Band/Group of the year.