The Song, The Video, The Album....

Watch American Town now and buy the album on Bandcamp (physical copies available here soon..) 

'American Town' is not your regular folk album. It's a whole lot more lively, percussive dominant, and upbeat; to the point where it feels a bit like a jazz or pop album at times. On the whole, Alice writes songs that are reflective of her unique American experience. Starting from a rural upbringing to embracing life in the big city and the eventual journey to settle down, each of Alice's individual stories and tales form part and parcel of the journey that is the album. Replete with melodic and sombre pieces as well as playful and lively ones, it's a wonderfully eclectic piece rooted in themes of folk. -- 

Kartik Sundar of FindNoEnemy.com

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 ALICE BRIGHTSKY

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Alice BrightSky was a staple in the NYC and Brooklyn singer-songwriter scenes for many years prior to her move to the leafy burbs.  After a long break to start a family she's back at music, armed with an old album, new songs and a steady babysitter.  Catch her live and stay tuned for new recordings in the pipeline.


"The NYC artist has everything you'd ever want from the loudest music you'll ever hear, but delivered from such an intimate place, you'll pull your ear in closer to find out just what exactly she's lost and loves." - The Deli Magazine

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ABOUT ALICE

Alice BrightSky hails from leafy Westchester, just north of NYC, where she works, raises her young family and huddles in quiet corners with her guitar breathing new life into old songs and... old life into new ones.  Her first album, Box of Me, was released in 2013 shortly after the birth of her first son.  Alice performed extensively around in the tri-state area following the release, charted on some college radio stations and enjoyed a warm reception by local radio and the indie blogosphere.  In 2015 after launching the recording of her sophomore record, all music endeavors came to a screeching halt as the BrightSky family expanded again and being a mother to two little boys left little time for anything else.  Fast forward to today and this mom is reigniting her music endeavors which are no longer at odds with the rest of her life, thanks to time (and a steady babysitter).  
Catch her brand of indie-acoustic-folk-rock/pop, oft compared to "A-listers" Ani, Alanis and Aimee, around the Hudson Valley sometime.  Check back for new works on the horizon and more artist alliteration... 

 

Live (more like..) Livestreams

  • Greg Jacquin and Friends
    Tue, Oct 26
    Tarrytown
    Oct 26, 7:00 PM
    Tarrytown, 13 Main St, Tarrytown, NY 10591, USA
    I'll be joining my talented friend Greg Jacquin along with many others at this historic venue to perform a couple songs and celebrate this amazing Hudson Valley music scene that is getting some well deserved recognition.
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  • Danbury Singer Songwriter Showcase
    Oct 02, 7:00 PM
    Danbury, 194 Main St, Danbury, CT 06810, USA
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  • Big City Folk Song Circle
    Wed, Sep 22
    New York
    Sep 22, 7:00 PM
    New York, 1705 1st Ave, New York, NY 10128, USA
    I'll be dropping by this invite-only song circle this Wed evening to see my buddy Warren Malone as the featured performer and to play a couple songs off my album, American Town.
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  • Abele Park Jam on the Lake
    Sun, Jul 11
    Putnam Valley
    Jul 11, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Putnam Valley, Oscawana Lake, Putnam Valley, NY 10579, USA
    A live show, in the flesh.. on a lake.. in the summer!
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  • Catch American Town on 107.1 The Peak!
    Wed, Jan 20
    http://1071thepeak.com
    Jan 20, 9:37 PM
    http://1071thepeak.com
    Tune in to the Peak's show 937 Local to catch American Town on it's first official spin on FM radio.
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  • Live interview on Soulmouth Radio
    Fri, Jan 15
    http://soulmouthrecords.com/soul-mouth-radi
    Jan 15, 2:00 PM
    http://soulmouthrecords.com/soul-mouth-radi
    For my debut of the new single, American Town, I'll be chatting with Jason Gisser, founder of Soulmouth Radio on Friday (1/15) at 2pm.
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  • Livestream on Pawling Public Radio's Sandro & The OG's show
    Mon, Oct 26
    Sandro & The OG Show - Pawling Public Radio
    Oct 26, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Sandro & The OG Show - Pawling Public Radio
    A couple songs and a lot of chit-chatting about a new single coming out end of 2020/Jan. 2021
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  • Livestream Peace Love Beer Festival
    Sat, Aug 15
    Peace Love Beer Festival
    Aug 15, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Peace Love Beer Festival
    Me, Ursula Hansberry, Greg Jacquin, Dan Zlotnick and a lot of improvised fun.
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  • Launch Music Fest
    Sat, Jul 25
    Marion Court
    Jul 25, 2020, 9:00 PM – 9:45 PM
    Marion Court, Lancaster, PA, USA
    First in-person live performance in months... in historic Lancaster PA.
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  • Rock Island Sound FB Takeover
    Wed, Jun 17
    https://www.facebook.com/RockIslandSound
    Jun 17, 2020, 8:00 PM – 9:05 PM EDT
    https://www.facebook.com/RockIslandSound
    Live-streamed solo acoustic set of songs old and new!
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  • Livestream Solo Set
    Sat, May 09
    Coffee Labs Concert
    May 09, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Coffee Labs Concert
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  • Live Streams replacing Live Shows
    Fri, May 01
    Songwriters Showcase
    May 01, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Songwriters Showcase
    It's a brave new world we're in and I'm trying my best to keep the music going while working, mothering and homeschooling 2 energetic boys. You can catch me most regularly Fri. evenings for Westchester Songwriter's showcase, via these FB pages. But, I am also doing pop-up sets here and well, here.
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  • Cape May Singer-Songwriter Festival - canceled due to Covid-19
    Mar 28, 2020, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Delaney's Irish Pub and Grill, 400 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ 08204, USA
    This amazing event had to be canceled due to the pandemic. I hope to be playing at the Jersey shore some other time in the not too distant future once it is safe and we are on the other side of this. Until then my friends, be well!
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  • Westchester Singer-Songwriters Showcase - We've moved online!
    Mar 19, 2020, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Green Growler, 4 Croton Point Ave, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520, USA
    Join the Songwriters of Westchester community for virtual songwriter showcases every Friday, 7pm! Go to my FB page (http://facebook.com/alicebrightskymusic) to steam it live.
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  • Westchester Singer-Songwriter Showcase - Moved online!  Friday's 7pm, via my FB band page
    Mar 05, 2020, 8:00 PM – Mar 06, 2020, 11:00 PM
    Sing Sing Kill Brewery, 75 Spring St, Ossining, NY 10562, USA
    Jam packed with amazing talent! This was the last in-person songwriter's showcase before the lockdown. Support Sing Sing Kill Brewery if you can, they have been an amazing sponsor of Hudson Valley talent and will no doubt pick right up where they left off in that regard, once it is safe to do so.
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