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Grace Cummings

A "soon-to-be-iconic voice" (Rolling Stone), Grace Cummings is contemporary folk musician from Melbourne, Australia. Her songwriting is influenced by 20th century poets and luminaries, from Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan to Brett Whitely and Van Gogh, reflecting a strong connection to the Australian landscape.

In her short career, Grace has been invited to support Weyes Blood, Evan Dando, J Mascis and the Allah-Lahs in Melbourne. Her debut album, Refuge Cove, was released through Flightless Records, earning critical acclaim from Pitchfork and Allmusic, amongst others. In July 2020, Grace released the track Sweet Matilda as part of venerated indie label Mexican Summer’s Looking Glass single series, before landing a worldwide deal with ATO Records (Alabama Shakes, My Morning Jacket, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard). Her sophomore album, Storm Queen, will be released on ATO in January 2021.

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Events featuring Grace Cummings

Mar 15, 2022
9:00pm — 9:40pm
Presented by
ATC Live
Mar 17, 2022
10:00pm — 10:40pm
Presented by
Gorilla vs Bear
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
Professional Connections
Grace Cummings is seeking the following:
  • Brand Partnership
  • Gear Endorsement
  • Publishing
  • Sync/Music Supervisors