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Feb. 16, 2022

Day 128 - Emily Grove

Emily Grove is a close friend and wildly talented singer-songwriter, and musician who is a prominent fixture in the New Jersey music scene, playing in well known venues such as The Saint and Stone Pony as well as touring the US and UK performing with Gle...


Emily Grove is a close friend and wildly talented singer-songwriter, and musician who is a prominent fixture in the New Jersey music scene, playing in well known venues such as The Saint and Stone Pony as well as touring the US and UK performing with Glen Burtnik, Willie Nile, Ari Hest, Rhett Miller (Old 97s), Marshall Crenshaw, Dan Reed Network, and John Lefler (Dashboard Confessional).

We talk about how she started her career, her writing process, live streaming during the pandemic her first time touring, her celeb lookalike, almost grabbing a well known musicians butt, her writing process, taking care of her voice and her future road gigs! Enjoy!

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Emily Grove

Singer / Songwriter / Musician

Emily Grove (born August 1, 1991) is a singer-songwriter and musician from Wall, New Jersey. Her sound has been described as alternative folk. Emily Grove is active in the Asbury Park music scene in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Emily Grove was the recipient of the 2011 and 2012 Asbury Music Awards for Best Female Acoustic Act, and 2011 and 2012 Jersey Acoustic Music Awards for Top Female Vocalist and Top Female Songwriter.[3] She has played with and opened for Glen Burtnik, Willie Nile, Ari Hest, Rhett Miller (Old 97s), Marshall Crenshaw, Dan Reed Network, and John Lefler (Dashboard Confessional). Grove has toured the UK and US opening for and playing with David Ford. Grove also performs in venues ranging from well known New Jersey music venues such as The Saint and the Stone Pony through music venues in New York City and Boston.

Grove's style has been described as blending the 1970s sounds of Carole King with the "orchestrated texture of The Band" and the John Prine. Her songs have been described as including elements of country and rock and roll blended with poetry. Regarding musical influences, Grove says that her parents listened to Johnny Cash, watched the country music stations, and listened to Americana music. Her mother loved Paul Simon, and she was named Emily named after the song "For Emily Whenever I May Find Her." Her father enjoyed the Rolling Stones and The Beatles. She was born on Jerry Garcia's birthday, which brought attention to the music of the Grateful Dead