Gillian || Grogan

on a mission to CHANGE communities, to affect and ENGAGE her every audience, one by one, HUMAN being by human BEING, to work toward a HAPPIER and HEALTHIER  PLANET.  gillian is an environmental engineer with a passion for clean energy,  climate science, and transitions toward a

S U S T A I N A B L E  future.   

...finding a welcomed voice to inspire change...

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Gillian Grogan is a Cambridge based songwriter with a knack for weaving narratives.  Her performance is anything but Five Feet Small, wading through salty rhythms of travels past before fiddling around with the forest flows of her youth.  Global folk and Appalachian influences have pinned the proverbial blooms in the hair of New England's favorite street-side songbird.

Gillian sings stories where Americana meets folk and steeps into soul, where finger picking builds and gets slapped back to silence. And vice versa. 

The Woven Collective calls the outcome "an unforgiving tuggin' at your roots, no matter where you come from, her lyrics wash over you like gentle reminders of another life you haven't had yet.” 

 

She calls it Full-bodied Folk.

 
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After releasing her album Five Feet Small in summer 2015, Gillian hit the road with nothing but hope, a beautiful guitar, and a trusty ol' Honda named Ella for an expected month of touring.   She returned almost four months later with 25 shades of dirt in her treads and the salt from two oceans  in her skin.  She has since released a 3-track EP called Slow Drip in 2016 and a 2017 EP with Boston funky folk band Honeyfoot.