Erin McKeown

Erin is an internationally known musician, writer, and producer. With 9 full length albums, 2 EPs, and numerous soundtracks to her credit, she has spent the last 15 years crafting a reputation as an original musical voice and compelling live performer. She’s performed with Amos Lee, Anais Mitchell, Ani DiFranco, Andrew Bird,  Ben Sollee, Carrie Rodriguez, Jason Isbell, Josh Ritter, Lake Street Dive, Mike Doughty, and The Mountain Goats.  An active voice on social justice issues and culture, McKeown was a 2011-12 fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. She blogs, hosts on WNYC Public Radio, and works closely with Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) on immigration issues.  She is currently writing an original musical with Tony & Pulitzer winner Quiara Alegria Hudes for the world renowned La Jolla Playhouse. Her latest record Manifestraemploys gorgeous melodies, intriguing rhythmic structures, and arrangements that are brilliantly alive” (Pastemagazine.com), and she has a solo album slated for 2016.

http://www.erinmckeown.com/

Date

June 3, 2015

Category

2015 Performers