May 30th, 2022 6:30pm Stage 3
The entertainment industries have served as a formative part of Kirke’s existence since childhood. A graduate of the prestigious LaGuardia High School’s classical music program, she signed her first record deal at seventeen years old after producer Andres Levine (Chaka Khan, Tina Turner) saw her perform at Joe’s Pub in 1997. Kirke later formed the band DOMINO with songwriter Jordan Galland, and was signed to Mark Ronson's Allido Records. The prominent indie pop band toured internationally for three years with various artists including Lily Allen and Gang of Four and was featured on Lena Dunham’s breakout film “Tiny Furniture.” Over the years, Kirke has earned praisefrom TIME, Billboard, American Songwriter, NYLON, Entertainment Weekly, InStyle, W Magazine, WWD, Bust and more.
brooklyn singer-songwriter lizzie no has been captivating audiences since the release of her critically-acclaimed 2017 debut album, ‘hard won,’ which billboard magazine called “simultaneously understated and fervent.” 2019’s ‘vanity’ was a catchy coming-of-age album rooted in alt-country but musically eclectic, by turns plainspoken and profound. rolling stone dubbed the lead single, “narcissus” a “song you need to know.” after dropping the EP, ‘holidays,’ a trio of playful vignettes, lizzie returned to the studio to begin work on her forthcoming third LP. she has drawn comparisons to artists from liz phair to fairport convention.
a magnetic performer with indie rock, country, folk and blues influences, lizzie has toured with artists such as iron & wine, ron pope, sarah shook and the disarmers, and adia victoria and showcased at sxsw, americanafest, and the kennedy center, among others. she guest hosts the basic folk podcast on the bluegrass situation network.