Award-winning musicians Jen Foster, Patrice Pike and Michelle Malone are about to embark on a tour through North Carolina, Georgia and Texas. They will stop at The Grey Eagle on Sunday, Oct. 13 for an 8 p.m. show.
From a press release:
Atlanta native Michelle Malone is “equal parts badass guitarslinger and sweet songstress” (Guitar World). Her mastery of guitar, along with her trademark voice and songwriting skills, have earned her three-time Best Female Vocalist, Best Acoustic Guitarist, Album of the Year, and 2 Grammy ballot appearances (Best Contemporary Blues 2006, Best Americana 2009). Her songs have appeared in film and TV, and have been recorded by Indigo Girls, Antigone Rising and VistosBosses. Malone is currently on tour in support of her most recent release, Day 2 (SBS Records) produced by fellow Atlantan and Grammy nominee Shawn Mullins. Day 2 is currently climbing the Americana radio charts and receiving critical success. Malone’s shows are “raucous and jubilant” (Rolling Stone). She is “the kind of singer and songwriter who can jolt things into overdrive” (New York Times). Fun facts – Malone appeared on the Grateful Dead tribute albumDeadicated (Arista Records,1991), she was featured in a Georgia Tourism TV commercial with Elton John (1994), and the Collectible card game Magic: The Gathering was named in part for her song “The Gathering” (1992)!
Foster, a native of Houston, TX, is an award-winning singer-songwriter who calls Nashville home. The special bond she has created with her fans through touring and social media brings a captive audience anxious to hear her stories and take in her unique sense of humor. Nashville producer Garth Fundis (TrishaYearwood, Sugarland, Don Williams) enthusiastically champions Foster’s career. “Jen is a breath of fresh air for our music community,” Fundis said. “She’s a natural, a wonderfully soulful musician whose spirit makes her songs special and her talent evident to those who get to experience it.”
Pike, who calls Austin home, is known for her popular 1990s band Sister Seven, which had the top 40 hit “Know What You Mean.” After the band broke up in 2000, she embarked on a solo career that includes four CD releases and extensive touring. In addition to shows nationwide and overseas, she has toured with Lilith Fair and the H.O.R.D.E. Festival and appeared on “Austin City Limits.” Patrice was the youngest musician inducted into the Austin/Texas Music Hall of Fame. She was also named Musician of the Year, Best Female Vocalist and Song of the Year in Austin for her song, “Beautiful Thing.” Margaret Moser of the Austin Chronicle says she is “exuberantly soulful.”