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Backyard Betties heading to Folk Alliance, Kansas City


The Backyard Betties will be flying down to Kansas City in Feb 2024 to take part at the Folk Alliance as part of the Alberta Room. You'll also see us as part of the Heartland Folk Network showcases and might be able to catch us on a radio show - details and timings of all this TBA!

National Women's Music Festival 2023 - Madison Wisconsin

July 9, 2023

The Backyard betties were invited down to the National Women's Music Festival to showcase as an emerging artist. The adventure was very successful and they absolutely loved us!! We met a whole new "Family" of amazing women. 

"Tight harmonies, lovely melodies and wonderful wit. One of my favorite new acts! These ladies share an abundance of talent in every performance. Love them!" - Lisa Ferraro/ Music Producer / National Women's Music Festival


YYC Music Awards Nominations 2023

July 14. 2023

Just leave has received a YYC Music Award for Folk Recording of the year! This is the second year in a row that Nancy has appeared in this category. Nancy also received a nomination for Industry person of the year for her work on the Write On! Songwriting Experience program in collaboration with Calgary Folk Club, Gallery House Concerts and Bow Valley Music Society. We are launching our 2023-24  this September and Write On! applications are open until July 31, 2023. 


Edinburgh Folk Club - People's Choice for Nancy

May 25, 2023

Nancy has been busy during her trip over to Scotland performing at open mics and even dropped into the Edinburgh Folk Club 47th Annual Songwriting competition. She won the People's Choice Award. Nancy sang a heartfelt song called "Not Good For Me" which if you’ve not heard this one, it will be a new feature at her summer gigs this year.

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