Oct 26, 2021
Wielding wit, humor, and her crystalline voice, Erin Ivey has performed hundreds of shows around the world in backyards, concert halls, boardrooms, and the GRAMMY Festival at Sea, in a diverse arrangement of solo and band scenarios. Her five studio albums have garnered numerous Top 10 and Album of the Year recognition, a Black Fret artist grant, and placements on movie soundtracks, advertisements, and TV shows such as Suits, Coach Snoop, and The Client List. She is a regular Critics' Pick at SXSW.
Erin is a songwriting and music business mentor at Song Rise Arts and GRAMMY U. She is serving her second term on the Board of Governors for the Texas Chapter of the Recording Academy (Grammys®, MusiCares) where she co-chairs the Education Committee, connecting industry members with opportunities to inspire and equip the next generation of music makers.
"A songwriter of the first order" (Daily News) with a "rare and deeply affecting voice" (KUTX), Erin Ivey's breakout album Broken Gold was recently named one of 20 "albums that defined Texas music over the past two decades" by Texas Music Magazine.
Her new album Solace in the Wild was released January 29, 2021.
"Leaning on her classic indie folk sound with sprinkles of Americana and psychedelia and other powerful nuances throughout, Ivey’s made countless jaws drop and eyes water with her luminous vocal presence and impressive range"
~ Jack Anderson, KUTX).
Solace in the Wild reached #5 Top Album on the FAI Folk Radio Charts, with every song on the album played on radio stations across the globe.
"This is GRAMMY-level stuff," wrote the Austin American-Statesman's Peter Blackstock. Erin has the unique ability to make her audiences "cry and smile in the same breath" (Carrie Elkin).
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