The release of the Wicklow-based artist’s critically acclaimed debut album, Idle Mind from 2019, garnered Anna Mieke a nomination in the ‘Best Emerging Act’ category at the RTÉ Folk Awards. Early 2022 saw her headline tours across Spain, UK, Ireland and further afield, with a week-long residency in New York (May 2022), collaborating with NYC-based musicians and composers.
Anna Mieke’s second album, Theatre, which she recorded + co-produced with Nick Rayner and features contributions from long-standing bandmates Ryan Hargadon (Kojaque) and Matthew Jacobson (UMBRA), as well as Rozi Leyden (Rozi Plain), Brían Mac Gloinn (Ye Vagabonds), Lina Andonovska, Alannah Thornburgh and Cora Venus Lunny, was released in November 2022 and received praise from The Guardian, Brooklyn Vegan, MOJO and Uncut, among others. Anna Mieke was chosen as ”Best Irish Act” in the Irish Times, while Theatre was nominated for Album of the Year (2022) in Ireland’s ‘Choice Awards’, and Twin nominated for Best Original Track at the RTE Folk Awards 2022.
Adelyn Strei is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer based in NYC with deep roots in the Midwest. Her compositions demonstrate a genre-fluid, melodically intuitive and texturally activated approach which she has honed in collaborative contexts across Eau Claire, Minneapolis and Brooklyn and as a touring artist.
Carolina Chauffe, who makes music as hemlock, has been writing songs for ten years—ever since she bought a guitar off Craigslist at age 13. Born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, and molded by church choirs and chamber choirs in her school days, she appreciates the power of a song sung among friends and loved ones.