Singer-songwriter Cindy Emch plays americana, outlaw country, and roots music with the Secret Emchy Society, Vagabondage, Rhubarb Whiskey, Sinners Tonic, Feral, and the Oakland Wine Drinkers Union . These bands that are heavily influenced by Hank Williams, Shovels and Rope, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Leadbelly, Carolyn Mark, Neko Case, Elle King, Willie Dixon, Charles Mingus, Amanda Palmer, Jason Webley, the Dresden Dolls, Weimar Berlin, flappers, whiskey, americana, sepiachord, newgrass, bluegrass. She often plays tunes about drinking and the open road. Emchy and her accordion and / or guitar travel the road and collaborate with other travelers with tall tales to tell.