Gracie Day

McLadden's (27 Pleasant St.)

Music + Nightlife

Before her recent move to Massachusetts, Gracie Day lived in the greater Hartford, Connecticut area where she first started performing music and establishing herself in the arts community. Her episode of the TV show “Amplify” on Connecticut’s PBS was nominated for an Emmy in the New England Chapter. Despite winning “Best Folk Band” in CTNow’s Best of Hartford Reader’s Poll in 2017, the genre “Folk” does not quite describe the mixture of rock and soul in her sound. Day cites her parents' music of the 60’s and 70’s having the largest initial influence on her, especially artists like Simon & Garfunkel, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, Etta James, Bob Dylan, records from Motown, Joni Mitchell, the Rolling Stones and James Taylor.