Ellis (singer-songwriter)

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Birth name Mary Grace Ellis
Also known as Ellis Delaney
Mary Grace Ellis
Ellis Bergeron
Born circa 1976
Liberty, Texas
Origin Minneapolis, Minnesota
Genres folk, singer-songwriter
Occupation(s) Singer/songwriter
Instruments vocals, guitar
Years active 1996 - present
Labels Rubberneck Records (self)
Associated acts Bobby Llama
Website ellis-music.com

Ellis Delaney[1] (aka Ellis Bergeron, Mary Grace Bergeron, born Mary Grace Ellis circa 1976)[2] is an American singer-songwriter based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She performs under the name Ellis, having found early on that her last name is frequently mispronounced.[3] Her music is generally described as folk/indie acoustic. She tours often around the US generally playing small venues and folk festivals, and was a featured performer on the radio variety show Prairie Home Companion on June 1, 2013 and December 26, 2015.[4]


  • Soft Day (1996, Rubberneck)
  • Blueprint Live (1998, Rubberneck) (live recording)
  • Everything That's Real (2001, Rubberneck)
  • Tigers Above, Tigers Below (2003, Rubberneck)
  • Evidence of Joy (2004, Rubberneck) (live recording)
  • Break the Spell (2008, Rubberneck)
  • Undefended Heart (2008, Rubberneck) (acoustic version of Break the Spell)
  • Right on Time (2010, Rubberneck)
  • I am (2013)



  1. ^ "Ellis Delaney Facebook profile". Facebook.com. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 
  2. ^ Michael L. Walsh, "The Joy Inside: Local folkie gets personal on her new record, Break the Spell", City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul, January 30, 2008
  3. ^ Official biography accessed February 26, 2008
  4. ^ "INSTALWART STEP". Retrieved 17 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Telluride Bluegrass Festival". Bluegrass.com. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 
  6. ^ "NERFA 2007 Formal Showcases" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-12-04. [dead link]
  7. ^ "2009 Just Plain Folks Music Award winners". Jpfolks.com. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 

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