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.