Sister duo, Leela and Ellie Grace, were raised in the traditional midwestern music scene and now travel the world performing progressive, roots-based Americana. These women have been have been acclaimed for their powerful voices, close sisterly harmonies, warm stage presence, driving instrumentals, compelling original songs, and dynamic percussive dance. They are inspiring teachers of music and dance, offering workshops and classes at schools, festivals, universities, and camps across the continent.
“Leela and Ellie Grace soar off this disc like a breath of fresh air in the smoky atmosphere of singer-songwriters. This lively recording, exquisitely produced by Pete Sutherland, is truly a joy to behold. . . . If you’re hesitant to take a chance on new artists, rest assured this CD will leave you in a state of grace.” — Sing Out!
"Their work is among the freshest and best anywhere on the American folk music scene." — Kent Anderson, Folk DJ, KCSC
"Leela’s and Ellie’s singing is clear, pitch-perfect, and expressive. ‘Soaring’ is a word that comes to mind." — The Old Time Herald