Each one of The Heartaches has a different focus in life. We’re pretty excited that these days, Amanda Lynn is working on songwriting and branching out as a solo artist.
As a folklorist and radio DJ, Amanda Lynn has spent much of the past 10 years immersing herself in the nuances of traditional stringband music. Recently, however, the songwriting muse has been knocking on her door, and she’s doing her best to apply what she’s learned to an emerging repertoire.
She boldly set out to make a recording, and it’s done! She released her EP Gem in 2017, with a barnburner of a party at The SoHo Bar and Grill. Thank you to everyone who came out.
Gem earned Amanda Lynn a nomination in the folk / roots category of the 2017 Jack Richardson London Music Awards, and charted at college radio stations across Canada. Amanda Lynn earned a coveted spot as a performer and emerging artist at the 2017 Home County Music And Art Festival.
thanks to Eric Sheppard for capturing this magic moment at Home County 2017.
Here’s a video of Amanda Lynn performing solo with banjo at the release of Gem!
You can check out the songs below, or purchase them via bandcamp.