"A songwriter of the first order" (Daily News) with a "rare and deeply affecting voice" (KUTX), Erin Ivey's breakout album Broken Gold was recently named one of 20 "albums that defined Texas music over the past 2 decades" by Texas Music Magazine.
Her new album Solace in the Wild was released January 29, 2021. "Leaning on her classic indie folk sound with sprinkles of Americana and psychedelia and other powerful nuances throughout, Ivey’s made countless jaws drop and eyes water with her luminous vocal presence and impressive range" (Jack Anderson, KUTX).
Solace in the Wild hit #5 Top Album on the FAI Folk Radio Chart, with every song on the album played on radio stations across the globe.
"This is GRAMMY-level stuff," wrote the Austin American-Statesman's Peter Blackstock.
M Music & Musicians Magazine calls it "a remarkable journey."
Erin has the unique ability to make her audiences "cry and smile in the same breath" (Carrie Elkin). Wielding wit, humor, and her crystalline voice, Erin has performed hundreds of shows around the world in backyards, concert halls, boardrooms, and the GRAMMY Festival at Sea, in a diverse arrangement of solo and band scenarios.
Her 5 studio albums have garnered numerous Top 10 and Album of the Year recognitions, a Black Fret artist grant, and placements on movie soundtracks, advertisements, and TV shows such as Suits, Coach Snoop, and The Client List. She is a regular Critics' Pick at SXSW.Erin is a songwriting and music business mentor at Song Rise Arts and GRAMMY U. She is on the Board of Governors for the Texas Chapter of the Recording Academy (GRAMMYs, MusiCares) where she co-chairs the Education Committee, connecting industry members with opportunities to inspire and equip the next generation of music makers.
Ivey's adventurousness stands out in a town saturated with singer-songwriters. -Austin Chronicle
It says a great deal when Austin's legendary music scene considers you its darling, but such is the case for velvet-voiced Erin Ivey. -Roxy
One of the most talented vocalists I've heard. -John Aielli, KUTX
The queen of Austin singer songwriters. -Gina Sigillito, Austin.com
Truly remarkable. -Jeffrey Sisk, The Daily News
I'd kill for a purr like that. -Luciana Lopez, The Oregonian
Gorgeous, haunting voice. -Tom Buckley, Texas Music Magazine