Lisa Raymond is a regional performer with an established musical presence across the Bluegrass entertaining a variety of wineries, orchards, galleries, independent dining establishments and events. Never mistaken as just a voice, her natural stage presence lends itself to enthusiastic foot-tappin’, knee-slappin’ audience participation, solidifying a special place among her fans.
Lisa took to the stage as Lisa Raymond Acoustic performing solo in Spring 2012 to share her most authentic self to-date with a longstanding fan base. The evolution beyond her legacy role has been an unequivocal journey of empowerment through sound and lyrical expression free of inhibition and restriction.
Raised in the suburbs of Boston, the small town of Dover is a fond memory of simplicity, family and childhood. Although Lisa received a bachelor’s degree from Western New England University, backpacking across Australia became her lasting education. It was the love of family that brought Lisa to Lexington, Kentucky in 1996.
Since youth, music played an important and necessary role in her everyday life. In 1999 Lisa completed the acoustic duo known as Mother Jane enjoying the shared success of releasing 5 albums, airplay on 140+ non-commercial radio stations, opening for Mary Chapin Carpenter and booking thousands of shows across the region until their last show in October 2011.
Lisa’s ability to embrace the mystery of tomorrow has added depth to her career as a professional musician, and fueled a songwriting fire sure to resonate with new and seasoned fans alike.