“For fans of catchy folk rock with an eye toward country, any of her shows are must-see performances.”
— D. DiMuccio, Motif Magazine, Providence, RI
About Lisa Martin
Emotionally charged Americana music is Lisa Martin’s hallmark sound. Drawing on diverse influences spanning the last 4 decades, Martin’s music bridges the elements of folk, rock, country and blues with her pop sensibilities always highly evident in the mix. Whether performing solo or with a full band, she is always well received and captivates the audience with her expressive vocals, guitar prowess, heartfelt delivery and quick wit. Her live performances, which run the gamut from well crafted original songs to covers of the era’s most popular female artists and rock classics from the 60’s to today’s Modern Rock, always exceed the listeners expectations and are steadily earning her a following of loyal fans throughout the Northeast.
What Others Are Saying...
"Few of her acoustic cohorts can rock out like she does…" - B. Goslow, Worcester Phoenix
“...knack for wringing out all the passion that could possibly fit into a three-minute song.”
- Donnie Moorhouse, Springfield Republican
"....whether headlining regionally or opening for national acts like Livingston Taylor or Patty Larkin, Martin never fails to deliver an infectious and unique style of energized alt-country folk-rock." - D. DiMuccio, Motif Magazine
“The authenticity in Martin’s voice was enough to make Sheryl Crow look like a flimsy sell-out.”
- D. Barry, Hartford Advocate
"Lisa Martin writes songs that are so melodic and catchy, that it's impossible to get them out of your head. Fortunately, you'd never want them to leave anyway!"
- Mark Erelli, Signature Sounds Recording Artist
"Lisa has a beautiful voice and is a first rate musician." - Stephen Kellogg, Singer-Songwriter
Awards & Recognition
2015: Voted Best Country/Americana Artist, Worcester Music Awards
2014: Voted 4th in the Top 10 Indie Artists of 2014, LadyLake Indie Music Awards
2014: "Good Love Is Hard To Find" Selected for Inclusion on Valley Rising Compilation Vol 3
2013: "Winter Songs" Released
2009: "Lisa Martin Live" Nominated for Best Song/Americana, Just Plain Folk Music Awards
2007: "Lisa Martin Live" Released
2003: "Set Me On Fire" Wins Live Wire Award, Springfield Republican
2001: "Set Me On Fire" Receives 2 Nominations, Just Plain Folk Music Awards
2001: "Set Me On Fire" Released