Gregory Alan Isakov is an indie-folk singer-songwriter whose songs hone a masterful quality beyond his years and tell stories of miles and landscapes and the search for a sense of place. His songcraft lends to the deepest lyrical masterpieces, with hints of his influences, Leonard Cohen and Bruce Springsteen.
He has been described as strong, subtle, a lyrical genius, but the source of his writing often remains a mystery to him. Isakov's humble presence and his overwhelming voice and guitar style are treasured by an ever-growing and captivated fan base.
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Isakov immigrated to the States with his family and grew up in the Philadelphia area. He started touring at the age of 16 with his first band. In 1999, he sought out his solo acoustic roots and moved to Colorado where he now resides.
Isakov has been taking on the folk music scene with his 2003 release "Rust Colored Stones" LP and his 2005 release "Songs For October." Isakov has shared the stage with numerous touring artists such as Rodrigo y Gabriela, Alexi Murdoch, and Fiona Apple.
He has performed throughout the United States, playing numerous music festivals such as Falcon Ridge Folk Fest, Rocky Mountain Folks Fest, and Southpark Music Festival. Isakov has toured solo and with his band, The Freight.
Subsequent albums have included That Sea, The Gambler (2007), This Empty Northern Hemisphere (2009), and The Weatherman (2013). n 2016, Isakov released Gregory Alan Isakov with the Colorado Symphony, an album of eleven of his earlier songs orchestrated by several composers and recorded with the full Colorado Symphony.
On October 5, 2018, Isakov released Evening Machines on his Suitcase Town Music label. On November 20, 2019, Isakov's album Evening Machines was nomin
This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of popular musicians and bands to consider for performances at corporate events, fundraising galas, or university events. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.
All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any artist or celebrity on this site. AAE Music is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.
If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.