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Cheyenne Mize

Cheyenne Mize

Mize introduced herself internationally with the 10″ release Among the Gold (2009) with Bonnie Prince Billy – a collection of late 19th-century American parlor music. After touring with the Bonnie Prince, Ben Sollee, and Daniel Martin Moore, Cheyenne released her first solo album, Before Lately (2010), on sonaBLAST! Records. An EP, We Don’t Need (2012), and another full-length album, Among the Grey (2013), followed on Yep Roc Records, along with several national tours with her band of Drew English, JC Denison, and Emily Hagihara.  Mize won Best Singer/Songwriter in the 1st Annual Louisville Music Awards in 2013.

Mize also has a passion for traditional music and has released three records with counterparts Joan Shelley and Julia Purcell as Maiden Radio - one self-titled Maiden Radio (2010), one called Lullabies (2011), and the latest Wolvering (2015). Maiden Radio has been nominated for best Americana artist for 2 years running at the Louisville Music Awards.

From 2015-2018, Mize worked as Co-Executive Director and music therapist at Strive Inc., Louisville's creative wellness nonprofit, with registered nurse Nina Rodahaffer. Although she is still seen on a stage from time to time, Mize currently spends most of her time playing music off the stage with people of all ages, providing music therapy and lessons through Wishing Well Music, LLC.