Eliza Mary Doyle (with David Mayfield, Caleb from Hackensaw Boys & Jen from Mo’ Mojo)
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This international and award winning banjo player from Saskatchewan, Canada has a unique
way of captivating audiences around the world with her charismatic performances, stylistic
clawhammer banjo playing and sophisticated songwriting. Since playing with The Dead South
(garnishing her a Juno in 2018), her musicianship and profile has skyrocketed. She is a versatile
player, a seasoned performer, teacher, and session musician who brings an authenticity and
energy to her music through her unstoppable and ferocious spirit.
Eliza Doyle is a bright, feisty, and fierce troubadour of exceptional talent and vision. Her
discography goes back to 2003, and since then, she’s recorded on 24 albums, toured Canada,
the US, Europe and the UK extensively. Most recently, she’s started a non-profit, C.A.M.P
(Community Arts Mentorship Program) to bring music programming to remote and underserved
Indigenous communities in Saskatchewan, winning her a CBC Top 40 Under 40 Award, as well
as an Industry Achievement Award in 2021, and nominations in both 2020 and 2022.
Doyle’s latest studio album, “Pretty Strange” is a 10 track collection of bangers captured live at
Sidekick Studios in Nashville, TN on May 4th, 2022. Set to be released in March 2023, it
summarizes Doyle’s progression as an artist by framing her unique and catchy, melody driven
songwriting style in the context of an exciting alt- country/folk sound. With driving banjo, guitar
and pedal steel licks throughout to keep the listener engaged and eager to discover each track,
her fresh take on the Americana genre is a welcomed addition to the scene.