Californian/English singer-songwriter/folk singer Liz Ryder will be performing at the Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, on Sunday September 25th 2015. She will be performing solo material from her last album Ghost Letters from the Sea, and from her forthcoming release Butterflies and Thieves. Copies of the title single from Butterflies and Thieves will also be available for the first time! This will be Liz’s first show in New York. The performance will be recorded and released as a live album.
Liz Ryder is a British native whose style comes from many places between the Long Mynd and the golden hills of California. Rooted in traditional English folk, she has a passion for rendering the old with a mind for the new. Accompanying herself with fingerstyle guitar, Celtic bouzouki, banjo, piano, and sometimes folk harp, she plays both traditional and self-penned music that is of a dynamic and honest nature. She has opened for greats such as Richard Thompson and Eric Taylor and played main stages at festivals including Sidmouth, Warwick and Broadstairs in the UK, as well as the San Francisco Folk Festival and Sacramento Worldfest in California. She is a seasoned performer who is committed to keeping the folk tradition alive with a fresh and modern approach.
Sample Press Quotes:
Liz Ryder – Acoustic Routes UK
"Her multi-instrumental skills add atmosphere and texture to her solo work, and her distinctive, bell-like vocals easily encompass the demands of her varied material.
Beautiful Mix of Traditional Celtic and Newgrass Americana – Nusi Dekker, Local Music Vibe SF
"San Francisco resident Liz Ryder has used her worldly experiences to create amazing musical compositions that combine Old English and Celtic traditional folk styles with contemporary Americana and Newgrass. With her soaring Joan Baez-like vocals and lyrics which mesmerize, she holds the rapt attention of the audience whenever she plays."
Engaging Show – Mike Parrot, FAB Folk Club UK
"In my opinion Liz is a highly skilled performer who, in a similar manner to a champion ice-skater, makes her note-perfect playing and singing appear effortless.
Sidmouth Festival Review – Sidmouth Folk Festival
"Hauntingly familiar but at the same time excitingly original."
The Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3 is located at 185 Orchard Street, New York City.
Doors open at 8:15pm eastern time, show starts at 8:30pm.
Tickets are $5 and can be purchased on Ticketfly: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/971057
More info on the venue can be found on the Rockwood Music Hall site: www.rockwoodmusichall.com
For photos, updates and further info please visit www.lizrydermusic.com