LILY HERNE defies genre with fresh, original tunes, lyrics, and beats inspired by international culture. The trio fuses Lily's untamed intimate vocals with 12-string guitar riffs, Japanese-Celtic-Rock drums and gun-slinging harmonica for a sound you've never heard.
Price Range: $100 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 200 minutes
What to Expect
LILY HERNE is for those who want a totally new experience of sound, rhythm and lyric. Our audiences get excited to realize they can't "pin us down" or categorize our music into any single genre. Whether in intimate venues or large outdoor spaces, the newness of LILY HERNE's music inspires audience connection, dance, laughter, and pondering silence. Our repertoire draws from various languages and cultures, making us the ideal band for any one looking for something out of the ordinary.
At Carmel-by-the-Sea, they call LILY HERNE "Time-Binders". In 2004, Lily Herne debuted her first original song, "Rainbow", for the President of Ireland in Belmullet, County Mayo. Cast alongside her future drummer in an Irish production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Lily found a punchy poet who wanted more. Lily Herne and Sophia Magdalena began creating songs together off-stage, and a decade later the actresses emerged as musicians under the emblem of Celtic deity HERNE. Technical wizard and 1970’s Athens, GA advanced paramedic, Hal York joined the duo with a psychedelic harmonica and embryonic theremin. From the Aran Islands to Carmel-by-the-Sea, the trio has gathered unique audiences of all cultures into a dreamy nostalgia and lucid present. In December 2015 LILY HERNE performed their Japanese-inspired set at the Sayonara Concert for Atlanta Consul General Kazuo Sunaga. Currently based in Athens, Georgia, Lily Herne has been dubbed the "High Priestess of Dreamrock" 2017.
Additional Booking Notes
LILY HERNE is fully equipped with all audio and lighting gear as well as technical staff. We can provide sound for intimate spaces as well as large halls.
Past Booked Events
|February 27, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Berkeley Bob's, Cullman, Alabama|
Mistress of the Setting Sun
Eve and Adam
Adam Cast Forth
Ghost Within a Ghost
Poke Bonnet Blues
Lady of the Sidhe
Days of 1974
Influences & Inspiration
1970's era American and British folk-rock, mixed with Japanese art, Samurai culture, Celtic mythology and world dance have all influenced the LILY HERNE sound.
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