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Sawyer Fredericks at The Post


The Post at River East

Live Music at The Post at River East.

All ages welcome.

Free parking.

Americana singer-songwriter, Sawyer Fredericks, hailing from his family farm in central New

York State, cut his teeth at the age of 13, playing local farmers markets, open mics, and iconic

New York venues like Caffe Lena, the Towne Crier Cafe, and The Bitter End. With his deep,

beyond-his-years original lyrics and melodies, raw, soulful vocals, and powerful live

performances, Sawyer seemed an unlikely match for reality tv, but having been scouted by

casting directors at 15, he quickly won over broad audiences with his genuine delivery and

unique arrangements of classic songs, going on to win season 8 of NBC's The Voice.

Fresh from that whirlwind, Fredericks went forward with the release of his major label debut, A

Good Storm, with Republic Records, an impressive blend of soulful Folk, blues, and rock,

entirely written or co-written by Sawyer. Choosing to go independent, for more creative freedom,

his 2018 Hide Your Ghost, fully written and produced by Fredericks, sheds the high gloss major

label treatment, and stays true to Fredericks’s honest and elegantly stripped down style, a self-

described “free range folk”, incorporating elements of blues, roots rock, and jazz with live

instrumental arrangements throughout. In writing about his top ten Americana albums of 2018 in

No Depression and AXS Magazine, Chris Griffy recommends Hide Your Ghost as “a

bluesy folk rocker with a no-frills production that relies on Fredericks' raw voice to carry the

emotional weight.”

With song premieres in People Magazine , American Songwriter , DittyTV and an album preview

in Billboard , on May 1, 2020 Fredericks released his 4 th album, Flowers For You. “With his

second independent album, Flowers For You, Fredericks is expanding his sound even more,

moving from bluesy folk into more expansive Americana, rock, and tinges of jazz,” remarks

Chris Griffy in Concert Hopper. The album was included in No Depression Readers’ 50 Favorite

Roots Music Albums of 2020 . Two songs from Flowers For You won top awards from the 18th

annual Independent Music Awards in the Folk/Singer-Songwriter category and

in the Vox Pop award in the Social Action Song category. Since the release of the

album, “Born” has been in rotation on SiriusXM’s Coffee House channel and was covered by

Amazon Music playlist.

In January 2021 in advance of the inauguration, Sawyer released his rendition of the iconic

“What A Wonderful World” with an accompanying animated video.

After a pandemic imposed touring hiatus, Sawyer went back on the road with friends and

collaborators, The Accidentals, in fall of 2021 for a 25-show run through the midwest, southeast

and northeast, including stops at The Ark in Ann Arbor, multiple City Wineries, and Club

Passim. Throughout his career, Sawyer has played many festivals and prestigious venues like

the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival with 2019 touring highlights including official showcases at

SXSW, AmericanaFest, Folk Alliance International, and BMIs Island Hopper Songwriter Fest.

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