Lizanne Knott

Lizanne Knott Bio

 

A long standing member of the Philadelphia music scene and artist/manager of Grammy Award Winning MorningStar Studios, Lizanne Knott has also managed to make herself a home in Nashville as well as the UK. She has been captivating audiences throughout the US and UK, garnering accolades from radio listeners and peers around the globe. She has performed at some of the most prestigious listening venues, theaters and concert halls throughout the US, UK and Spain and at a growing number of mainstream festivals including; The Philadelphia Folk Fest, The Canterbury Festival (England) The Belfast Fest (Ireland) and The Sala BBK Fest (Spain). She has shared the stage with the likes of Shawn Colvin, Joan Osbourne, Josh Ritter, Jimmy Webb, JD Souther, Melody Gardot and more. A frequent featured artist on London's acclaimed Bob Harris Show, BBC2 and other BBC stations, she also receives airplay on AAA radio throughout the US. Her music has been used in independent films, TV movies, documentaries and by national non-profit organizations. Her newest record, Excellent Day was released in Europe via Proper Music in 2016 to high critical acclaim and features a song Janis Ian, a long time friend and fan, gave her exclusive rights to record. A special edition record will be out this year on a US label with a 2018 release to follow shortly after. The Mission Room, which will serve to help those in need through music, funding and outreach. An animal lover and humanitarian, she resides outside of Philadelphia where she writes, records and recharges her soul amid her host of dogs and horses.

REVIEW - EXCELLENT DAY Nashville Blues Society "One cannot help but be drawn in by the enticing, smoky-sultry vocal style of Lizanne Knott. A true world traveler, she has put her musical stamp not only here in Music City, but in Philly and over in the UK as well." "Lizanne Knott is a creative songwriter who can easily transport the listener into the world inhabited by her characters. Add in her stellar vocal reads, and “Excellent Day” is a brilliant outing from a very talented lady"

REVIEW - EXCELLENT DAY Midwest Record www.midwestrecord.com "the 'Lucinda Williams' album we’ve been waiting for as the follow up to her white album" "smoky vocals the kind of excellence ears demanding the crème of the crop demand" "without a wasted note, Knott has proven herself to be the new belle of the ball."

 

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