Because of Al Gomes and Big Noise's efforts,
singer-songwriter Esther Watrous was placed
on the Official Ballot for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards
by The Recording Academy for her song 'Colors In A Dead
Garden' for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best American
Roots Performance, and Best American Roots Song.
Rhode Island based singer-songwriter Esther Watrous'songs harken back to the '60s folk explosion
with intelligence, wit and a great command of melody and
lyrics on tracks like 'Colors In A Dead Garden,' 'Under A Manchineel,' and 'I Want Fruit Roll Ups.'
She has been singing since
she was in elementary school. She started writing music seriously when she
Her instruments include guitar, ukulele and occasionally
piano. Esther is inspired by various indie alternative and
folk artists from around the globe. She enjoys sharing raw
human experiences through simple, harmonious tunes.
Her two original singles are streaming on popular sites including Spotify and iTunes, and they are available for purchase on Amazon and CD Baby. Esther performs with local artists in the Providence and Boston area.
In August of 2018, she made her debut live performance in Cambridge, MA feet away and nearly 60 years to the day of Joan Baez's live debut performance.
You can follow her Facebook music page - Esther Watrous Music - for updates on future shows and song releases.