Mary Gauthier & Eliza Gilkyson

Mary Gauthier & Eliza Gilkyson
/ Oct

Mary Gauthier & Eliza Gilkyson

4100 Springdale Rd, Louisville KY
KCD Theater
08:00 pm

Eliza Gilkyson is a two-time Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and activist who is one of the most respected musicians in Folk, Roots and Americana circles. Her songs have been covered by Joan Baez, Bob Geldof, Tom Rush and Rosanne Cash and have appeared in films, PBS specials and on prime-time TV. A member of the Austin Music Hall of Fame, she has won countless Folk Alliance and Austin Music awards, including 2014’s Songwriter of the year. In 2014, She received a Grammy-nomination for her Red House Records release, The Nocturn Diaries. On stage, Eliza presents a vibrant mix of laugh-til-you-cry storytelling, political diatribe, love songs ranging from the global to the most intimate.

Mary Gauthier is a singer songwriter who the Associated Press named one of the best songwriters of her generation. Voted 2005’s New Artist of the Year by The Americana Music Association, she has been praised by both Dylan and Waits, and her songs have been recorded by dozens of artists, including Jimmy Buffett, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw and Candi Staton. Her songs have been used in film and television, most recently on the ABC hit show Nashville, HBO’S Banshee, and Masterpiece Theater’s Case Histories. She was awarded New Artist of the Year by The Americana Music Association, and has released six studio albums. Her third album, Filth and Fire was named #1 Best Independent CD of the year by Jon Pareles of the New York Times. Her following three releases have been named in the LA Times and New York Times top three releases of the year. Her record Mercy Now was named in the top 5 records of the decade by No Depression magazine.