New Orleans-based Gina Forsyth is an award-winning singer/songwriter, who is known for her wizardry on fiddle and guitar. With an alto as unique as it is soulful, unpretentious songs that cut straight to the heart, and a wicked sense of humor, her live performances are legend. Read More ➝

Promised Land

Promised Land hit #3 on the Folk DJ list and made the final voting round of 50 to determine the Grammy nominees for “Best Folk Album.” “Promised Land” is an album no folk music lover should pass up. Well-written tunes, crisp production and instrumentation... Read More ➝

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I am happy to say that I have been selected to perform at this year’s Falcon Ridge Folk Festival to be one of 24 Emerging Artists! The Grassy Hill Emerging Artist Showcase will take place Friday, July 31 from noon to 4 pm. Read more ➝

I’m looking forward to coming up to NYC to play the Bayou-n-Brooklyn Festival, at the Jalopy Theatre and School of Music. I’ll be playing with Jesse Lege and Bayou Brew and Yvette Landry Friday through Sunday evening, and teaching Cajun fiddle workshops during the... Read more ➝

The new year, 2015, is upon us, and there are now a whole bunch of new dates on the calendar. And I’ve started work on a couple of new CDs, both of which feature my fiddle work. One is a Cajun record; the other... Read more ➝

Daily Gazette (NY)

Forsyth to play a few Cajun tunes at folk festival Jazz is boss in New Orleans. That puts folk singer Gina Forsyth in the musical minority. “There’s always been a little bit of a songwriters’ scene,” said Forsyth, a longtime New Orleans resident, in... Read more ➝

Saratogian (NY)

Folks pick and sing at annual festival Musician and singer/songwriter Gina Forsyth, who hails from New Orleans, was among the first to take the GottaGetGon stage during the Saturday morning sampler concert. She plays fiddle and guitar, performing songs the festival program described as... Read more ➝

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