Six-piece band Delta Rae hails from Durham, NC with Liz Hopkins and Brittany
Holljes fronting the robust group with sultry harmonies rounded out by Holljes’
brothers Eric (vocals, piano) and Ian (vocals, guitar) as well as Mike McKee (drums)
and Grant Emerson (bass). The band chose their moniker from a mythical story the
Holljes siblings’ mother wrote about a Southern girl of the same name who
summons the Greek gods to earth.
Headlining over 100 shows each year and a regular on the festival circuit since
forming in 2009, Delta Rae’s larger-than-life performances have earned coveted
spots at Bonnaroo, Tortuga Music Festival, Austin City Limits, Firefly, Bumbershoot,
Summerfest, Hangout Fest, Kaaboo, Basilica, VOODOO, and Lollapalooza. They
have received national attention with features in NPR, Washington Post, and New
York Times, in addition to late night television performances and inclusion in Forbes’
30 Under 30 list.
Now signed to Big Machine Label Group’s imprint The Valory Music Co., Delta Rae
are on tour this summer in support of their new release, A Long And Happy Life.