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Lisa Richards

Lisa Richards

Folk / Indie Rock / Jazz Blues Flynn, ACT, AU  AU
Every Star
Every Star
What Love Looks Like
What Love Looks Like
Painful Game
Painful Game
First Sin
First Sin
Beating of the Sun
Beating of the Sun

Videos

Lisa Richards   "In to Graves"   Live at RutaMaya

Shows

  • Sat

    May 30

    Bardon, QLD, AU | 6:30pm

    DREAMING OF THE SUN TOUR  with THE BAKER SUITE, MICHAEL FIX and LISA RICHARDS An exciting evening of guitar wizardry and songwriting magic with 4 consummate australian musicians. Performing on stage separately and together. Lisa Richards www.lisarichardsmusic.com Songs of longing, loss, love and hope,In the tradition of songwriters, singers and street performers through the ages …from Fado to Bluegrass to Blues from Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf Folk Nouveau chanteuse  Lisa Richards writes songs that explore the world through a melting pot mix of sounds that include folk, jazz, country and blues. She recently moved home to Australia after 22 years in the USA. Appearances in the USA include Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, Kerrville Folk Festival, Merlefest, SXSW, College Music Festival (CMJ). Her songs have appeared on CD's alongside Adele, Nina Simone and Corinne Bailey Rae as well as in film and television. She’s shared the stage with many artists including  Michelle Shocked, Paul Kelly, Chris Whitley and Toni Childs. **** (4 stars).....a tour de force of unflinching and honest writing.  A strikingly original and beautiful album."   David Costello Brisbane Courier Mail Michael Fix           www.michaelfix.com Three times Golden Guitar award winner. Two decades of touring internationally. He’s released 13 albums, together with several singles and EPs, and has established himself globally as a leading performer, appearing at festivals and concert venues across Australia, Europe and Asia. He’s toured with artists as diverse as Albert Lee, Christine Anu and Anne Murray, as well as appearing with the world’s greatest guitarists. Leo Kottke, Tommy Emmanuel, Joe Robinson and Martin Taylor — at festivals in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.   “Michael has an instrumental voice that is both a challenge to other guitarists and completely enjoyable to everyone."- Steve Henderson (Guitarist Australia Magazine)    The Baker Suite  www.thebakersuite.com  ...“Art-folk-pop, french-cafe and cabaret romantica . . . storytelling, built around a warm combination of acoustic guitar and parisian-esque accordion.” Baker Suite Festival appearances include WOMADelaide (AU 2014), the Bohemia Jazz Festival (CZ, 2012), Okayama Cultural Festival (JP, 2010), Nelson Arts Festival (NZ, 2010), International Guitar Festival (AU, 2009), Adelaide Festival of Arts (AU), Adelaide Cabaret Festival (AU), Lorch Am Rhein Cultural Festival (DE), and The Australian National Folk Festival. The Baker Suite has opened for Elton John, Kate Ceberano, Archie Roach & Ruby Hunter, Vika and Linda Bull, Francoiz Breut (Fr) and Mary Gauthier (USA). 'Minor masterpieces that blend folk, country, blues and jazz speckled with global allusions sit beside quirky pop songs suggestive of Paul Simon' The Australian

  • 2014

    Nov 16

    Canberra, ACT, AU | 6:00pm

    Sunday Siren Series 6 - 8 pm

  • 2014

    Oct 19

    Canberra, ACT, AU | 6:00pm

    6pm - 8pm Sunday Siren Series 3 Sassy Soulful Songwriters on stage together

  • 2014

    Oct 12

    Uralla, NSW, AU | 4:00pm
  • 2014

    Oct 11

    Bellingen, NSW, AU | 8:00pm

Comments

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  • Jessica Brown (Artist)
    Jessica Brown
    Every Star just put a huge smile on my face. Such talent, girl! Keep it up!
  • Kevin M. Thomas (Artist)
    Kevin M. Thomas
    PAINFUL GAME IS GREAT!
  • Mydogisdead (Artist)
    Mydogisdead
    excellent music lovely vocals lots of respect
  • PROMIZE® (Artist)
    PROMIZE®
    Amazing music!We must play on a pumpkin pie day
  • sylkay (Artist)
    sylkay
    Ex Queenslander yay go girl - Loving your music
  • Ben Aaron (Artist)
    Ben Aaron
    Very good songwriting, Lisa! From a fellow folkie, ---Ben Aaron

Photos

  • Photo by Ann Vellis NYC Salon
  • Photo by Ann Vellis NYC Salon
  • Photo by Ann Vellis NYC Salon

About

Sounds Like: Duffy, Adele, Iris DeMent, Billie Holiday

Label: Independent artist

Bio: Born and raised in Townsville, North Queensland, Lisa lived in New York City for several years before finding a home in Austin Texas.

Her songwriting has received numerous acknowledgements. She’s been a finalist in a number of prestigious songwriting competitions and has toured nationally and ...See Full Bio

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Press

Recent Blogs

Saturday in A town
Nov 14, 2009

It's Saturday morning in Austin Texas...the cars are buzzing on the the road, th... [more]

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