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Berry, Chelsea

Teaching Artist, Performer

“Great, talented, beautiful … her future is so bright you’re gonna have to wear shades.” – Chris Smither

Chelsea Berry is a singer-songwriter with the edge, power, and finesse of legends. Her presence has been described by listeners as “compelling… she draws the entire house into her world like moths to a flame.” Her original music evokes the style of artists such as Eva Cassidy and KD Lang. A favorite among venue owners up and down the East coast, Berry’s beautiful voice and commanding stage presence has carried her to venues across the country.

Chelsea’s original music has been featured frequently on Sirius XM’s The Loft and on local radio stations across the U.S. She has performed at Boston’s House of Blues, Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Shalin Liu in Rockport, MA, Eddie’s Attic in Atlanta, World Cafe Live in Philadelphia and more. She has opened for artists such as Chris Isaak, Mavis Staples, Belinda Carlisle, Roger McGuinn, and Tom Chapin, and has been a student of American songwriting legends such as Dave Van Ronk, Janis Ian, Susan Werner, and Ellis Paul.

Born and raised in Alaska, she now makes her home in Gouldsboro, Maine.

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