Grace Givertz/Maeve & Quinn with Naomi Westwater

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Grace Givertz, Maeve & Quinn with Naomi Westwater live at the Lizard Lounge


Maeve & Quinn have performed their music and poetry in concert with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and the Poetry Foundation; premiered their symphonic compositions with the Chicago Composers Orchestra and Anchorage Symphony Orchestra; and collaborated with dancers for film works, most recently with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.Following their 2018 release something overheard, something overhead, their EP star-crossed (August 2021) was featured on Bandcamp’s ‘New & Notable’ releases. Their first full-length LP, Another Door, released September 2023.

Naomi Westwater is a queer, Black-multiracial singer-songwriter from Massachusetts. Their work combines folk music, poetry, and spirituality. Their hope is that through ritual and storytelling they can aid nature in the end of capitalism and the return of community, creativity, and collective joy.

Naomi holds a Master of Music in Contemporary Performance and Production from Berklee College of Music and she is a part of the Club Passim Folk Collective. She was nominated for a 2021 and 2022 Boston Music Award for best singer-songwriter, and has been featured in Under The Radar, WBUR, Vanyaland, WGBH, The Boston Globe, and The Bluegrass Situation. More info


With a large voice packed into a tiny body, Grace Givertz is a multi-instrumentalist who uses her honest lyrics to bring a refreshing sound to folk. Born and raised in Jupiter, Florida, Grace has been writing songs and performing since she was eleven years old. Performing at well loved Boston venues including Great Scott, Club Passim, ONCE Ballroom, The Red Room and The Burren, Grace Givertz has opened for favorites like Lucy Dacus, Neyla Pekarek (The Lumineers), John Paul White (The Civil Wars), and Ezra Furman.

Out November 2019, Year of the Horse is Grace Givertz’s debut studio album. Two years after her first EP The Light, Grace has turned her wit to grit to create her most vulnerable release yet. in this independent release, Grace has turned tragedy into a triumphant record. She writes openly about living with chronic illness and how it has affected every aspect of her life.

With Grace playing guitar, banjo, mandolin, and harmonica in addition to vocals, Year of the Horse showcases Grace’s ability to turn lemons in to lemonade. Grace Givertz looks forward to the upcoming release of her sophomore album. “…The only real option is to smile at how much she packs into a tiny punch of a song,” Nina Corcoran writes in digboston.

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