Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over an army of loyal fans across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes. She’s toured with Frank Turner and Billy Bragg, supported comedians Robin Ince and Josie Long, and collaborated with Leon Rosselson and Peggy Seeger. She has been a frequent guest on BBC Radio 4’s the Now Show and has appeared on Channel 4’s Random Acts. Her frequent festival appearances have included Vancouver Folk Festival, Latitude, Cambridge Folk Festival and in 2019 she plays The Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury Festival.
Her current album, ‘Queer As Folk’, was released in Sept ’18 and was a Mojo magazine top 10 Folk Album of the Year.
‘She’s the urgent, pulsing, compassionate talent this world desperately needs.’ – The Observer
‘She writes the sort of songs you want to pin the lyrics of on your bedroom wall, or on the office door, to remind you and everyone else who might read them what is important and true’ – Buzz Magazine
Grace Petrie is a folk singer, songwriter and activist from Leicester, UK, she has been writing, recording and touring relentlessly ever since. Her unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over audiences everywhere, across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes She has racked up tour supports with Emmy the Great and Billy Bragg, and has also made her mark in the comedy scene supporting comedians Robin Ince and Josie Long. She’s appeared at Glastonbury four time at the invitation of Billy Bragg, as well as an eclectic genre-crossing mix of festivals Latitude, Musicport, Blissfields, Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Greenbelt and more including of course Cambridge Folk Festival. She has collaborated with some of the most respected names in folk, including Leon Rosselson, Roy Bailey and Peggy Seeger.
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