You Say - Dori Freeman
Our LCM featured artist today is US singer-songwriter Dori Freeman from Galax, Southwestern Virginia. She was named one of the “10 Country Artists You Need to Know” by Rolling Stone Magazine, Now 24, she has been singing ever since she can remember, and took up guitar at fifteen. Her music is inspired by all veins of Americana, notably old Country and Blues. Dori draws heavily from her Traditional roots, juxtaposing her voice with modern, honest songwriting. Freeman learned to play guitar at 15 and soon began writing her own material. She grew up performing in her grandfather’s Front Porch Gallery & Frameshop, located on the historic Crooked Road. Her early introduction to musicians like Doc Watson, the Louvin Brothers, Linda Ronstadt, and Iris Dement have heavily influenced her music. She released her self titled debut album in 2016 to much critical acclaim. She is due to release her Sophomore album in October 2017. Our LCM #TrackOfTheDay is one of our favourite songs from her debut called called 'You Say.'