Sloan Wainwright

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Sloan

Defying standard categorization, singer/songwriter Sloan Wainwright, consistently demonstrates her easy command of a variety of American musical styles — pop, folk, jazz and blues — held together by the melodious tone of her rich contralto. With the end result being a unique and soulful hybrid.

Her family tree (brother and folk-music luminary Loudon Wainwright, nephew Rufus Wainwright, nieces Martha Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche) reads like a who’s who of contemporary folk music. Sloan’s incredible gift is not only her unique songwriting ability but also her dramatically voiced rendition of original songs.

“She’s folk influenced, but the real star here is her voice. Warm and smoky and smooth, it makes her earthy, ominous lyrics seem all the more intense.”

With a solid and impressive discography of 7 original CD releases to her credit, Sloan continues to write, sing and perform live.In addition, Sloan has written numerous musical compositions for theater and dance and teaches at many of the best-known master songwriter series and workshops. Sloan’s open spirit and first-hand experience is welcome –year after year– in the musical classrooms of such prestigious song camps as Richard Thompson’s Frets and Refrains, The Swannanoa Gathering, Summersongs, Wintersongs, and WUMB Radio’s Summer Acoustic Music Week (SAMW), Winter Acoustic Music Weekend (WAMW) Moab Folk Camp and Cape Cod Songwriters Retreat.

 

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Meet The Sun Halfway

Ring Of Fire

Big Bright Beautiful Tree

Between The Lines

Unravel

Love

2014 Tour Schedule

Dar Williams Songwriting Retreat

Garrison, NY
Garrison Institute
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29 Aug Friday

Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo

New Haven, CT
Edgerton Park
11:00 AM-05:00 PM
6 Sep Saturday

Tribes Hill Music Festival

Katonah, NY
John Jay Homestead
11:00 AM-06:00 PM
14 Sep Sunday

Empower Music and Arts Songwriting Retreat

Scottsdale, AZ

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15 Sep Monday

The Forestburgh Tavern

Forestburgh, NY
The Tavern At the Forestburgh Playhouse
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4 Oct Sunday

The Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series

Morristown, NJ
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
08:00 PM-
3 Oct Friday

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