Princeton Coffeehouse Presents ~ Eliza Gilkyson
Austin singer/songwriter and activist Eliza Gilkyson will perform at the Princeton Coffeehouse on Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Gilkyson entered the music world as a teenager, recording demos for her father, the legendary songwriter Since then she has released 20 recordings of her own and her songs have been covered by such notables as and
An award-winning songwriter, Gilkyson has appeared on worldwide as a solo artist. Inducted into the
Gilkyson is active in the Austin musical and political community and works with the environmental organization Save Our Springs. Along with the environment,
the issues of race, patriarchy and global injustice are at the heart of her activism.
Secularia, her recently released album, is a collection of spiritually charged songs. The new collection features a performance with the acclaimed Tosca String Quartet, cameos with Shawn Colvin, gospel singer Sam Butler, and a duet with her friend, the late Jimmy LaFave.
Glide Magazine wrote of the songwriter’s achievement in Secularia: “Eliza Gilkyson, twenty albums in, seems to be marshaling all her inner emotions, her feminist and political activism, as she challenges conventional religious beliefs while beseeching us to be more accountable in these divisive times.”