Peia

2022 Official Showcase Artist

Showcase Location: Kansas City (Westin Crown Center Hotel)

Fri 25 Feb 2022 4:45 PM to 5:15 PM Garden Terrace

Asheville, North Carolina, United States

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Artist Bio:

Peia Luzzi is an American born song collector, and writer writer based in the mountains of Appalachia. Like water from a deep well, she draws inspiration from her ancestral roots of Irish and Old World European folk music. With the voice of a lark, Peia dances nimbly from Child Ballads and 17th C. Gaelic laments, to Waulking Songs, and Bulgarian mountain calls. She has traveled extensively over the past 10 years to uncover melodies wrinkled and wise with time, laboring to honor their language and stories, while bringing a piece of herself to each song she carrie