17 Feb Zoë Keating
A one-woman orchestra. She uses a cello and a foot-controlled laptop to record layer upon layer of cello, to create lush, beautiful and otherworldly music. Increasingly considered a role model for DIY artists, Zoë’s self-released albums have sold over 35,000 copies and she has amassed an incredible 1.3 million twitter followers.
As a cellist and arranger, Zoë has worked with a wide range of artists, including Imogen Heap, Mark Isham, Curt Smith, Amanda Palmer, Rasputina, DJ Shadow, Pomplamoose and Paolo Nutini. From 2002 to 2006 she was a member of the cello-rock trio Rasputina. Zoë is a recipient of a 2009 performing arts grant from the Creative Capital foundation. Her new self-released album, “Into The Trees” was released in June 2010 and as of September 1st, was in its 10th week on the Billboard classical charts.