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An Evening with Claire Holley and Eliot Bronson, Presented by Six String

Monday, April 15, 2024
Claire Holley claireholley.com Claire Holley grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, and enjoyed singing ever since she was a little girl. She began writing songs in college and has released seven full length records + two EPs. Her music has been featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition as well as in films & TV shows. She lives in Los Angeles. Some quotes: “…simultaneously powerful and light as a feather.” —No Depression “The charm of Holley’s hummable melodies, imagistic lyrics and vocal prowess suggest she’ll keep bringing crowds in from the cold…” —Washington Post “She owes much to the southern tradition of storytelling, and just as much to the southern tradition of charm…” —Image Journal “Holley’s vocal is lovely, and her poignant lyrics impart a wonderful sense of yearning born on a quiet strength.” —Metro Magazine “A highly skilled instrumentalist, Holley … has a way with a melody as well, writing strong hooks into every one of the songs on the new album.” —Performing Songwriter “Claire Holley is an observer, a romantic reporter from the backyards and front porches of the heartland” —Acoustic Guitar Eliot Bronson was a member of folk favs The Brilliant Inventions.  The Atlanta Music Guide says: “Eliot Bronson is the type of songwriter who coud squeeze out something meaningful about taking out the trash.  He writes heartfelt songs with dark humor and backs them with his resonant voice and swampy instruments.”  Georgia Music Magazine notes: “He can pull at your heartstrings like nobody’s business.” Coming up, in his native town of Baltimore, Maryland The Baltimore Sun called him a “a folk singing wonderkind.”  He has won such esteemed songwriting awards as first place at Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at Merle Fest and Eddie Owen Presents “Songwriter Shootout,” and he’s been a finalist at Kerrville Folk Festival, Rocky Mountain Folks Fest Songwriting Contest, and New Song Contest Lincoln Center NYC. Visit SixStringPresents.com. Will Call tickets may be picked up at the box office beginning one hour prior to the concert.