No continent has influenced the tradition of singer-songwriters like North America. American Songbirds offers listeners the chance to discover four wonderful new singer-song-writers. Each of them have their own distinctive styles, and accompany themselves on diverse instruments (cello, accordion, piano, claviola,and guitar) in four 45-minute sets. The American Songbirds whisper, sigh, growl, and cry their feelings into the microphone: beguiling, fascinating, and beckoning the listener into their separate musical worlds. Discover our four songbirds: Ashia & Bison Rouge from Portland, Rachelle Garniezfrom New York, Kyrie Kristmanson from Ottawa, and Stephanie Nilles from New Orleans.