Talent spotted by BBC Radio's Bob Harris, Keating appeared on the Bob Harris show, going on to perform at leading international festivals including Take Root (Netherlands), Glasgow Americana Festival (Scotland), the NJ Folk Festival, The Brooklyn Indie Music Fest, Maverick fest (UK), NXNE (Canada) and The Brooklyn Americana Fest. She has played on the bill with John Hiatt, Dan Bern, Bon Iver & other greats, and toured extensively throughout England, Scotland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands & Denmark. Keating will release her 10th independent album this summer.
“One of the most refreshing female acts to come down the pike in a long while. Deep and provocative songs.”
— Maverick Magazine
“Keating is building the reputation her talent deserves."
— The Telegraph
“One to watch. Honest, captivating and authentic.
— BBC Radio Scotland (Iain Anderson)
“Keating is well equipped to blow the socks off any self-respecting, sock-wearing Americana fan ... a true musical craftsperson.”
— Northern Sky
“She writes beautiful stories.”
— Americana Roots Review
“A wise mix of Lucinda Williams songwriting, Gillian Welch guitar and a vocal all her own… a cross between Willie Nelson and John Prine and you don’t get any better than that.”
— The Village Voice
“…Radiating warmth and honesty.”
— The Irish Times
“Keating will enchant anyone but a deaf shoe-gazer."
— Acoustic Magazine
“Comparisons to Gillian Welch and Bonnie Raitt all ring true, yet what ultimately impresses is the intimacy and emotion etched in beautiful ballads.”
— Performing Songwriter
“Twang-infused folk storytelling with blissful tooth and grit.”
“Country-rock, with a renegade bite.”
— LA Weekly
“Tenderly meaningful folk Americana exactly as it should be heard.”
— Folk Words
“A natural born performer with a stage presence that cannot be contained. “Can’t Stand Still” is an EP that will get your blood pumping. Keating’s passion and drive shines through…”
— Art Tree UK