Liz Carroll

Above photo by Edward Éamonn Knuff

Who is Liz Carroll?

photo by Suzanne Plunkett


Liz Carroll is an Irish fiddler, composer, and recording artist. She is the first Irish-American musician to be nominated for a Grammy, and the first American-born composer honored with the Cumadóir TG4, Ireland’s most significant traditional music prize. Liz has toured as a solo artist and with the Greenfields of America, Trian, as the duo Liz Carroll & John Doyle, String Sisters, and now as a duo with guitarist and pianist Jake Charron. She is featured on fourteen albums and has appeared on many more, and her duet album with Jake Charron, Half Day Road, is to be released in February, 2019. Liz was born in Chicago of Irish parents, and still lives just outside her hometown.
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Previous events

Date Event Location
Liz Joins Jeff Moore at St. Patrick’s Day Austin Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms, Austin, Texas 78754 Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms, Austin, Texas 78754
Chicago: Liz and Jake Charron Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
 —  — Liz teaches! West Kerry, Ireland, Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Co. Chiarraí Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Co. Chiarraí
 —  — Liz Teaches! 2019 Tionól, Near Orlando, FL Canterbury Retreat Center, Oveido, FL Canterbury Retreat Center, Oveido, FL
Liz and Jimmy Keane in Dublin Dublin City Hall, Dublin, Ireland Dublin City Hall, Dublin, Ireland
 —  — Liz teaches at the 16th Annual Boston Celtic Musical Festival! The Passim School of Music, Cambridge, MA The Passim School of Music, Cambridge, MA
Liz at the 16th Annual Boston Celtic Musical Festival The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA
Liz at the 16th Annual Boston Celtic Musical Festival The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA 02138 The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA 02138
 —  — Liz teaches in Tennessee! Irish Music Weekend 2018 Fiddle & Pick / Musical Heritage Center of Middle Tennessee, Pegram, TN Fiddle & Pick / Musical Heritage Center of Middle Tennessee, Pegram, TN
Sligo Live: Liz and Séan Óg Graham are the special guests of Rhiannon Giddens Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo, Ireland Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo, Ireland
Dublin: Liz at National Concert Hall Dublin National Concert Hall, Dublin, D02 N527 National Concert Hall, Dublin, D02 N527
 —  — Liz & Jake Charron at the GATINEAU HILLS FIDDLE FESTIVAL Mill Road Community Space, Chelsea, QC Mill Road Community Space, Chelsea, QC
Liz performs with Trian at The Harvest Home, Traditional Irish Music Day The Center for Irish Music, Saint Paul, MN The Center for Irish Music, Saint Paul, MN
 —  — Liz Carroll & Jake Charron at the 78th National Folk Festival Salisbury, MD Salisbury, MD
Chicago: Midwest Sing & Stomp Second Unitarian Church, Chicago, IL Second Unitarian Church, Chicago, IL
 —  — Trian: Liz, Dáithí and Billy at the Susquehanna Folk Festival Roundtop Mountain Resort, Lewisberry, Pennsylvania Roundtop Mountain Resort, Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
 —  — Liz teaches in North Carolina! Celtic Week, The Swannanoa Gathering Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC
Irish Fest Chicago Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago, IL Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago, IL
 —  — The 46th Annual Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering Tippecanoe Battle Field Park, Battle Ground, IN Tippecanoe Battle Field Park, Battle Ground, IN
String Sisters: London Cecil Sharp House, London, England Cecil Sharp House, London, England

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