Pop/Rock, Folk, Jazz
With her undeniable voice and an arsenal of powerful songs, Martha Wainwright is a beguiling performer and refreshing musical force. Born in New York City to folk legends Kate McGarrigle and Loudon Wainwright III, Martha began building a buzz with her well-noted EPs, prior to stunning 2005 debut LP, Martha Wainwright. Spending the next decade stunning sold out audiences on several continents, Wainwright also released a trio of critically and commercially successful albums, in I Know You’re Married But I’ve Got Feelings Too (2008), San Fusils, Ni Souliers A Paris: Martha Wainwright’s Piaf Album (2010) and Come Home To Mama (2012). Her latest, the extraordinary 2016 album Goodnight City, returns to the rawness of her first release, while showcasing her musical maturity and knack for songwriting. Wainwright’s incredible range and talent will be on full display, as she opens our twenty seventh edition with a sparkling show at the Fredericton Playhouse.