Iconic singer-songwriter PATTY GRIFFIN has announced her highly anticipated return to Australia. Last here in 2008 for sold-out shows, the Texan performer has attracted a cult-following with her intimately passionate performance style, telling heartfelt stories with her vivid, powerful vocal.
Patty Griffin is a GRAMMY award-winning artist who has achieved great acclaim for her song writing as well as her powerful voice. Her first two albums, Living With GhostsandFlaming Redare considered seminal albums in the singer-songwriter genre, while Children Running Throughwon Best Album and led to her being named Best Artist at the 2007 Americana Music Awards. She won a GRAMMY award for Downtown Church, her 2010 gospel album. Her songs have been covered by a myriad of artists including Emmylou Harris, The Dixie Chicks, Joan Baez and Bette Midler. She was born in Old Town, Maine and resides in Austin, Texas. Her GRAMMY nominated 10th album, Servant of Love, was released in September of 2015 and 11th studio album, Self-Titled Patty Griffinreleased March 2019 also receiving a GRAMMY nomination for best Folk Album.
Chronicling love and death, heartache and joy, connection and detachment, Patty Griffin continues with her uncanny perception, and ever-increasing ingenuity. A starkly beautiful live show, the return of this pillar of Americana is not to be missed.
“Patty Griffin is an absolute inspiration to every songwriter who’s fortunate enough to come across her music.”
– Missy Higgins
“Her voice is exquisite, and her writing remains as surprising as it is masterful. Blessed with a crystalline voice, the ability to find shadows and nuance in her lyrics and a spark that can ignite songs into brushfires of truth, Griffin stands as one of America’s foremost voices of the human condition.”
– Rolling Stone
“Every Patty Griffin song arrives fully and perfectly formed, which is perhaps her greatest gift. Her song writing is honest and compassionate no matter the subject. Her voice is uniquely compelling, and her guitar work unfailingly evocative. She’s a songwriter at the top of her already formidable game.”