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"Some artists are known for their voice or their
delivery or maybe their songs or for their guitar playing.
Lynn is not just "some artist." She delivers ALL of these,
with depth and clarity, one gorgeous song at a time."
Award Winning-Ruthie Logsdon-Ruthie and the Wranglers
"Great voice, great songs. In The Balance~It's a beauty!"
John McLaughlin, FolkDJ, Roots&Wings and TheDigitalFolkLife.org
It's pleasure to support your excellent music!"
Lilli Kuzma, FolkDJ, 90.9FM, Chicago Public Radio
Homegrown Coffeehouse at the National Colonial Farm-Season Finale
Annette Wasilik, Nicole Belanus and Lynn Hollyfield-Trio
3400 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607
6PM-Doors, 7:15: Opening guests: Gina DeSimone and Pat Quinn
Annette Wasilik, Nicole Belanus and Lynn Hollyfield ~ 8-10 PM
Homemade Soup, Bread-6-7:30pm, Desserts/Coffee/Tea all evening.
What people are saying...
Ruthie Logsdon-Ruthie and the Wranglers~ "Some artists are known for their voice or their delivery or maybe their songs or for their guitar playing. Lynn is not just "some artist" She delivers ALL of these with depth and clarity, one gorgeous song at a time."
Ron Goad, Songwriter's Association of Washington Board of Directors~ "The warmest voice since Christine McVie."
Bob Gramann, Fredricksburg (VA) Songwriter's Showcase~ "There is no other way to say this: Your songs were just plain beautiful. Your songs, voice, and guitar arrangements fit together in a beautiful whole."
Hollyfield's "indie-folk-pop style which could have (her) opening up for 10,000 Maniacs or Cowboy Junkies." (Leicasterbangs, UK).
The Maryland Independent praised Layers as "a pensive, roots-driven collection which features the artist's angelic voice and fluid guitar picking." (Maryland Independent, Dickson Mercer)
Lynn Veronneau, Veronneau, Jazz Vocalist "I've been listening to your CD. It's beautiful...I could listen to your voice all day. A most gorgeous tone."
"Hollyfield's songs are beautiful and contain a universal wisdom we can all identify with." (Fanrealm, Jane Woods)
iTunes Customer Review of LAYERS, "Great Album (Five Stars) "My Dad popped this in the car today after school, and I loved it! The music was so passionate and wonderful. Buy this album, it's great! Lynn made me smile after a crappy day : )."
When musical worlds collide~recently I've been performing with two wonderful singer-song writer's, Annette Wasilik and Nicole Belanus. The result-intricate, beautiful 3 part harmony and interesting,diverse instrumentation. Check the schedule for upcoming performances. Continuing to hone my songwriting skills-Layers is currently a semi-finalist in the UK Songwriting Contest-winners announced in Fall of 2016. I am honored to be a part of a Theater Project: The Goddess Diaries. Two of my songs, Shadow and Inside Out, are part of the ensemble that includes women's monologues, dance and music! The show will be at George Mason University, JC Cinema, 11/4/16 and benefits the Womens and Gender Studies at the University. I'm looking for more opportunities like this!
Honorable Mention in Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest-Children's category for "The Tree, The Ship and Me." Lynn listed in the TOP Artists-Radio Crystal Blue Podcast for 2016. "Layers" placed as a semi-finalist in the UK Songwriting Contest 2016: FOLK Category.
Lynn Hollyfield-placed in the TOP 100 RadioCrystalBlue for 2015, DJ-Dan Herman. In the Fall of 2015 I took an 8 Week Songwriting Class with Cathy Fink (Grammy Award winning songwriter and all around Music Wiz). Learning alot!!! UK SONGWRITING CONTEST-Semi-Finalist for 3 songs: Life and its Beauty, Because of You and Winter's Gift-winners will be announced in November, 2015. Opened for Tret Fure at the Carroll Cafe-March 2016. www.tretfure.com. I will be doing a FOCUS concert with Bill Staines, in June, at the Masonic Temple, Alexandria,VA. In March 2015~ it was quite a month. In March 2015, I performed at the Washington Area Music Awards Cerermony and also showcased as the SS Cape May-Singer-Songwriter Conference, Cape May, NJ. Carol Burbank, collabateur in songwriting, attended with me.
GREAT NEWS! Lynn received 5 WAMMIE Nominations for the new CD In The Balance: Best Contemporary Folk Album, Best Contemporary Folk Vocalist, Best CD Design-Noah Urban / Mazuzu.com, Lynn-Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year! Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest Winner: 4 honorable metions for Because of You (FOLK), Fear the Wind (Adult Contemporary), Winter's Gift (FOLK) and Life and its Beauty (Vocal Blues and Jazz) Also-Lynn was a semi-finalist in the 1st Annual Bernard Ebb Songwriting Contest, Bethesda, MD; In The Balance listed in the TOP ALBUMS for 2014-Folk DJ Listserv.
Honored to have my song "Layers," as part of the Introduction to a new Ebook, RESONANCE by An' Marie. You can check out the beautiful imagery at this link. The Ebook can be purchased on Itunes
Opened for Christine Lavin, Cellar Stage, Uptown Concert Series, Focus Music 4/2013!
On 11/13/12, Lynn opened for Loudon Wainwright III at the Ram's Head Inn, Annapolis, MD.
PaulMerklein.com - Loudon and Lynn show review. Blog commentary from the LW3 show 11/2012 where Lynn was the opening act at The Ram's Head Inn, Annapolis, MD.
KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN Fully FUNDED-$10,800 pledged to the new recording!!!! CLICK HERE to check out updates on the new recording-In the Balance!
Carey Creed's new CD project, Small Braveries, received the Best Contemporary Folk Album Wammie; Thank you Carey for asking me to be a part of the backing harmonies on this great album. www.CareyCreed.com. The CD is fantastic! Lynn also added some harmonies to Songwriter, Mike Kelly's new CD project!
CLICK HERE to listen to Lynn Hollyfield's LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW with Mark Michaelis
WGDR, 91.1FM, VT, Acoustic Harmony, 8/6/11.