Erin Sax is a soulful, powerhouse artist at the intersection of country and blues. Often called “bluesy and ornery”, her music lives somewhere between Bonnie Raitt and Merle Haggard, if there were such a love child. She comes to town celebrating the release of her new album, MERCY. The cuts on MERCY are a whiskey-soaked homage to the 1970’s Los Angeles music scene, burnished to a sheen by producer Clay Holley who has worked with such musical talents as Amy Winehouse, Adele, and John Legend. The darkly atmospheric lead single “Happy,” is the title track from the C.S. Lee, Judd Hirsch movie “Altered Minds,” coming to theatres this Spring.
As a touring artist, Sax has performed at venues across the United States and Europe, including B.B. King's, Tipitina's, The House of Blues, The Triple Door and The Double Door. She has been featured on Sirius Radio’s Outlaw Country, NPR's Performance Place, The Caravan Blues Radio Hour and The Alchemist Playground. Her song "The Gift" is the title track for TLC's show Making Over America and she has most recently toured opening for country bad boy Robert Earl Keen, Marshall Crenshaw and The Samples.