Iris DeMent is an acclaimed singer/songwriter perhaps best known for hit singles Our Town and Wasteland of the Free. Her 1992 debut Infamous Angel was hailed by Rolling Stone as “an essential album of the 90’s.” Following Angel, DeMent released a series of stellar records that established her as "one of the finest singer-songwriters in America." (The Guardian)
Combining elements of folk, gospel and country, her rich lyrical landscapes and captivating music have earned two Grammy nominations and the respect of many of her peers such as John Prine, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell who all invited her to collaborate.
Ana Egge opens. Steve Earle has said, “’Ana Egge plays on a guitar she built with her own two hands and sings like she’s telling us her deepest, darkest secrets.”