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27/03/2020

Kirsten Grainger & True North

Banna Ceoil Americana/Bluegrass is ea True North agus iad ar chamchuairt in Éireann I mí Márta. Tá ana-thóir a gcuid ceoil agus ag amhráintí nua-chumtha de chuid Kristen agus an banna!

Fronted by award-winning singer-songwriters Kristen Grainger and Dan Wetzel, True North is rounded out with two rising bluegrass stars Martin Stevens and Josh Adkins.Grainger is making a name for herself in song craft, winning the 2019 NW Roots Songwriting Contest last month and the 2018 Wildflower Performing Songwriter competition in Dallas, Texas, and collecting accolades and awards at Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Merlefest, and Kerrville Folk Festival songwriting competitions. Her song Be Here Now was the 2015 IMEA Folk Song of the Year. She also won the NW Roots Music songwriting contest in February 2019.

The band’s new project, Open Road, Broken Heart, debuted at #1 on the folk DJ charts in January 2018 and stayed in the top 25 all year. Their 2014 release, Elsebound, spent 25 weeks  on the Roots Music Report’s top ten (national folk charts) and was the number 7 folk album of the year.

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