Thurs 15th May - Eliza Gilkyson
Eliza Gilkyson is a politically minded, poetically gifted singer-songwriter who has become one of the most respected
musicians in Folk and Americana music circles. The daughter of songwriter Terry Gilkyson, whose songs were recorded by artists
as diverse as Johnny Cash, the White Stripes, and Dean Martin, Eliza was headed for a career in music at an early age.
She has appeared on NPR, Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage, Etown, Sirius/XM, Air America Radio and has toured with
Richard Thompson, Patty Griffin and Mary Chapin Carpenter. She has been inducted into the Austin Music Hall of Fame alongside
legends Willie Nelson, Townes Van Zandt, and Nanci Griffith, received a Grammy nomination for her 2006 CD "Paradise Hotel",
and is an ongoing winner of the Austin Chronicle's various music awards, as well as the Folk Alliance Best Artist, Best
Songwriter and Record of the Year.
“One of the most influential artists on
the American folk music scene”– Maverick