Liz Carroll

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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
String Sisters: Orkney Folk Festival Stromness Town Hall, Stromness, Orkney Stromness Town Hall, Stromness, Orkney
String Sisters: Orkney Folk Festival Harray Hall, Orkney Harray Hall, Orkney
String Sisters: Orkney Folk Festival Holm Community Centre, Holm, Orkney Holm Community Centre, Holm, Orkney
String Sisters: Orkney Folk Festival Stromness Town Hall, Stromness, Orkney Stromness Town Hall, Stromness, Orkney
Jimmy Keane: Reelin' in the Years - Liz and Pat Broaders are Guests! Chief O'Neill's Pub and restaurant, Chicago, IL Chief O'Neill's Pub and restaurant, Chicago, IL
 —  — Trian: Liz, Dáithí and Billy at the Baltimore Irish Trad Fest See the web site: www.baltimoreirisharts.com See the web site: www.baltimoreirisharts.com
St. Patrick's Day Austin: Liz with Guitarist Jeff Moore Pioneer Farms, Austin, TX Pioneer Farms, Austin, TX
Chicago: Liz Guests with The East Pointers Northeastern Illinois University's Recital Hall , Chicago, IL Northeastern Illinois University's Recital Hall , Chicago, IL
Chicago, Illinois / Liz, with Jake Charron and Nic Gareiss Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
East Lansing, Michigan / Liz, with Jake Charron and Nic Gareiss MSU Community Music School, East Lansing, MI MSU Community Music School, East Lansing, MI
Pennsylvania: Liz is the special guest of the Turtle Island Quartet Degenstein Center Theatre, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Degenstein Center Theatre, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Celtic Connections: Liz with Séan Óg Graham & Conor McCreanor and Niamh Dunne Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Strathclyde Suite, Glasgow, Scotland Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Strathclyde Suite, Glasgow, Scotland
Letterkenny Trad Week / Liz as part of String Sisters An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny, Co Donegal An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
Celtic Connections: Liz as part of String Sisters Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland
Gateshead, United Kingdom: Liz as part of String Sisters Sage Gateshead, Gateshead, NE8 2JR Sage Gateshead, Gateshead, NE8 2JR
Washington, DC: Liz is the special guest of the Turtle Island Quartet National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 20565 National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 20565
Wisconsin: Liz is the special guest of the Turtle Island Quartet Brodbeck Concert Hall, Platteville, WI Brodbeck Concert Hall, Platteville, WI
 —  — Liz teaches in Tennessee - Irish Music Weekend! Fiddle & Pick / The Musical Heritage Center of Middle Tennessee, Pegram, TN Fiddle & Pick / The Musical Heritage Center of Middle Tennessee, Pegram, TN
 —  — Liz teaches in Texas - O'Flaherty Irish Music Retreat! Camp Hoblitzelle, Midlothian, TX 76065 Camp Hoblitzelle, Midlothian, TX 76065
 —  — Liz and Jake Charron - Montreal's La Grande Rencontre 2017 and 5th Conference Trad Montreal Maison de la Culture Ahuntsic, Montréal, Qc H3L 2E5 Maison de la Culture Ahuntsic, Montréal, Qc H3L 2E5

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