Despite being out of college less than three years, singer-songwriter Grace Pettis already has an impressive musical timeline:
2009 – NPR Mountain Stage NewSong winner
2010 – Wildflower Performing Songwriter winner
2011 – Kerrville New Folk Award winner
2012 – New Music Seminar Showcase
2013 – International Folk Alliance Conference Showcase Artist
Grace Pettis will be performing at Ebenezer’s Coffeehouse, 201 F. Street NE, (Red Line – Union Station) Friday April19th at 7:30 pm.
Since the release of her self-titled debut album in the fall of 2009, Grace Pettis has been steadily building her reputation in the music industry. Her second album “Two Birds” recorded at the renowned Blue Rock Artist Ranch and Studio outside Austin, has already received accolades including a five-star review in the October 2012 issue of the British music magazine Maverick. Grace twice performed on the Main Stage this past summer at the Kerrville Folk Festival, including a duo show with her father Pierce (Grace and Pierce are the only legacy winners of the Kerrville New Folk Award, Pierce won in 1987, the year Grace was born). Now a seasoned troubadour, Grace’s 20-city “Two Birds” Release Tour took her from Austin to Boston and she was a Showcase Artist at the 2013 Folk Alliance Conference in Toronto.
Jason Brown opens.