LO-FI: Erin McKeown
Erin McKeown is a musician, writer, and producer known internationally for her prolific disregard of stylistic boundaries. She has released 10 full length albums and several EPs over the last 20 years, all the while refining her distinctive and challenging mix of American musical forms.
Leading her own band, she has performed at Bonnaroo, Glastonbury, and the Newport Folk Festivals. A familiar presence on NPR and the BBC, McKeown’s songs have also appeared in numerous commercials and television shows.
While a student at Brown University, Erin was a resident artist at Providence, RI’s revolutionary community arts organization AS220. A 2011-2012 fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center For Internet & Society, she is also the recipient of a 2016 writing fellowship from The Studios of Key West and a 2018 residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.
Her first musical, Miss You Like Hell, will be playing Indianapolis’s Fonseca Theater July 12-Aug4, 2019. Miss You Like Hell opened Off-Broadway at The Public Theater in 2018, where it was nominated for 5 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Lyrics, Best Music and Best Orchestrations, a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical, and The Wall Street Journal named it Best Musical of 2018.