Leela and Ellie Grace

Sister duo, Leela and Ellie Grace, were raised in the traditional midwestern music scene and now travel the country performing progressive, roots-based Americana. These queer-identified women have been have been acclaimed for their powerful voices, close sisterly harmonies, warm stage presence, compelling original songs, and dynamic percussive dance. They are also known as inspiring teachers of music and dance, offering workshops and classes at festivals and camps across the continent. “Their blend of complementary mountain-clear voices recalls the sound of groups like the Wailin’ Jennys and Uncle Earl, and the arrangements featuring mandolin, fiddle, banjo, and guitar also place them firmly in the modern American roots realm…” — Dirty Linen Magazine. “Their work is among the freshest and best anywhere on the American folk music scene.” Leela and Ellie’s Website

Claflin & Grace


Brian Claflin and Ellie Grace are songwriting partners, musical collaborators, and old friends whose roots-based Americana shines with stunning two-part harmonies. With long and successful independent performing and recording careers, their debut duo CD was released in August of 2017. Claflin & Grace Site

 Blue Eyed Girl

Blue Eyed Girl is the exciting coalescence of three young women whose roots sink deep into traditional music and dance.  Their high-energy dance numbers, sweet Appalachian vocal arrangements, and old-time rhythmic flair draw from the music passed down to them from their families. Featuring Ellie Grace, Pearl Shirley, and Annie Fain Liden. Blue Eyed Girl’s Website


Ellie Grace

Progressive Roots Music & Electrifying Percussive Dance