Semi-Finalist for 3 songs in the UK Songwriting Contest! Winners will be announced November 2015.
5 Washington Area Music Nominations!
In The Balance is listed as one of the TOP ALBUMS of 2014-FOLKDJ Listserv.
Semi-Finalist in the Bernard Ebb Songwriting Contest (2015)
Showcase Artist at the Singer-Songwriter's Conference of Cape May, NJ. 3/2015
MASC Winner: Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest-4 Songs received Honorable Mentions in the Folk, Adult Contemporary and Vocal Jazz/Blues categories!
"Great voice, great songs. In The Balance~It's a beauty!"
John McLaughlin, FolkDJ, Roots&Wings and TheDigitalFolkLife.org
"Enjoying your new album!
It's pleasure to support your excellent music!"
Lilli Kuzma, FolkDJ, 90.9FM, Chicago Public Radio
Look forward to seeing you at an upcoming show!
With Gratitude, Lynn
NERFA-NorthEast Regional Folk Alliance
Lynn will perform these Showcases:
FOCUS: Friday 1:15AM, Rm 1324 with Camela Widad and Jesse Palidofsky
CUP OF JOE: Saturday, 2:20PM, Rm 1409
The SAW HOUSE: Saturday, 12:00AM, RM 1314
Click Here for More Shows
What people are saying...
Ron Goad, Songwriter's Association of Washington Board of Directors~ "The warmest voice since Christine McVie."
Bob Gramann, Fredricksburg (VA) Songwriter's Showcase~ "There is no other way to say this: Your songs were just plain beautiful. Your songs, voice, and guitar arrangements fit together in a beautiful whole."
Hollyfield's "indie-folk-pop style which could have (her) opening up for 10,000 Maniacs or Cowboy Junkies." (Leicasterbangs, UK).
The Maryland Independent praised Layers as "a pensive, roots-driven collection which features the artist's angelic voice and fluid guitar picking." (Maryland Independent, Dickson Mercer)
Lynn Veronneau, Veronneau, Jazz Vocalist "I've been listening to your CD. It's beautiful...I could listen to your voice all day. A most gorgeous tone."
"Hollyfield's songs are beautiful and contain a universal wisdom we can all identify with." (Fanrealm, Jane Woods)
iTunes Customer Review of LAYERS, "Great Album (Five Stars) "My Dad popped this in the car today after school, and I loved it! The music was so passionate and wonderful. Buy this album, it's great! Lynn made me smile after a crappy day : )."
Currently, I am taking a 6 Week Songwriting Class with Cathy Fink (Grammy Award winning songwriter and all around Music Wiz). Learning alot!!! UK SONGWRITING CONTEST-Semi-Finalist for 3 songs: Life and its Beauty, Because of You and Winter's Gift-winners will be announced in November, 2015. Also I'll be opening for Tret Fure at the Carroll Cafe-March 2016. www.tretfure.com. Had a great time opening for Bill Staines this past April 24th, 2015 at a FOCUS MUSIC Concert, Falls Church, VA. In March 2015~ it was quite a month. In March 2015, I performed at the Washington Area Music Awards Cerermony and also showcased as the SS Cape May-Singer-Songwriter Conference, Cape May, NJ. Carol Burbank, collabateur in songwriting, attended with me.
GREAT NEWS! Lynn received 5 WAMMIE Nominations for the new CD In The Balance: Best Contemporary Folk Album, Best Contemporary Folk Vocalist, Best CD Design-Noah Urban / Mazuzu.com, Lynn-Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year! Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest Winner: 4 honorable metions for Because of You (FOLK), Fear the Wind (Adult Contemporary), Winter's Gift (FOLK) and Life and its Beauty (Vocal Blues and Jazz) Also-Lynn was a semi-finalist in the 1st Annual Bernard Ebb Songwriting Contest, Bethesda, MD; In The Balance listed in the TOP ALBUMS for 2014-Folk DJ Listserv.
Honored to have my song "Layers," as part of the Introduction to a new Ebook, RESONANCE by An' Marie. You can check out the beautiful imagery at this link. The Ebook can be purchased on Itunes
Opened for Christine Lavin, Cellar Stage, Uptown Concert Series, Focus Music 4/2013!
On 11/13/12, Lynn opened for Loudon Wainwright III at the Ram's Head Inn, Annapolis, MD.
PaulMerklein.com - Loudon and Lynn show review. Blog commentary from the LW3 show 11/2012 where Lynn was the opening act at The Ram's Head Inn, Annapolis, MD.
KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN Fully FUNDED-$10,800 pledged to the new recording!!!! CLICK HERE to check out updates on the new recording-In the Balance!
Carey Creed's new CD project, Small Braveries, received the Best Contemporary Folk Album Wammie; Thank you Carey for asking me to be a part of the backing harmonies on this great album. www.CareyCreed.com. The CD is fantastic! Lynn also added some harmonies to Songwriter, Mike Kelly's new CD project!
CLICK HERE to listen to Lynn Hollyfield's LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW with Mark Michaelis
WGDR, 91.1FM, VT, Acoustic Harmony, 8/6/11.