Kristin was due to perform at Grounds and Sounds last December, but was forced to cancel at the last moment due to an injury. Now, we finally get our chance to see her!
Kristen Graves is a singer/songwriter and humanitarian from Fairfield, CT, serving as the current Connecticut State Troubadour. With catchy songs, funny stories and inspiring lyrics, Kristen performs approximately 175 shows a year throughout the country. Her most notable performances have been with David Amram, Dar Williams, Guy Davis, Dan Zanes, Peter Yarrow and Pete Seeger. She has five albums, as well as a Christmas CD and two EPs to her credit. Her newest release, entitled, ‘Now Ain’t the Time for Tears’, came out on June 14, 2014.
“Spectacular!” – Peter Yarrow, SeegerFest
“New generation of folk singers…Kristen Graves.” – New York Times
“There’s always room for Kristen [Graves] on Better CT! There are very few people that come on stage with just a guitar and sing, no back-up, no nothing, just an amazing voice; Kristen Graves is that gifted performer.” – Scot Haney, Host of Better Connecticut
“It’s easy to connect to the music of Kristen Graves. By listening to it, engaging with it, we feel part of something bigger.” – Vanessa Malone, Women in the World, NYC
The Grounds & Sounds Café features the best in live acoustic music in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. Enjoy gourmet coffee, pastries and desserts. Bring a bottle of wine and we’ll pour it for you (small fee) – fruit and cheese plates are available, too.
The doors open and sign-up for the open mic begins 7:30 and the show begins with an open mic at 8 p.m.