Grace Cummings and Her Band

Grace Cummings and Her Band

credit: Photo by Gil Gilmour

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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Artist is seeking the following professional connections: Brand Partnership, Gear Endorsement, Publishing, Sync/Music Supervisors

Genre: Rock
Subgenre: Folk
From: Melbourne, AUSTRALIA