"there are few contemporaries that compare. He's become a master craftsman on the order of Guy Clark and John Prine."
– Austin Chronicle

DAKOTA DEBUT

For over 20 years, Slaid Cleaves has spun stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Cleaves, who grew up in Maine and currently lives near Austin, TX, is rootsy singer and songwriter whos made his bed in the folk world. In 1992, Slaid won the New Folk award at the Kerrville Folk Festival (previously awarded to Nanci Griffith, Robert Earl Keen, Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett & more).

Learn More: https://www.slaidcleaves.com