|Born||November 8, 1980|
Johnson City, Tennessee
Emily Rodgers is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based singer-songwriter. Rodgers performs both solo and with a full band. Her music has been compared to Mazzy Star, Galaxie 500, Cowboy Junkies, and Neil Young.
In 2008, Rodgers signed to Misra Records. That same year, she performed with a full band at the South by Southwest Music Festival Rodgers' 2009 release Bright Day was produced by Josh Antonuccio at 3 Elliott Studio in Athens, Ohio. The album was mixed and mastered by legendary indie producer Kramer, who has praised her music in a number of interviews, calling her "a songwriter in the classic sense of the term."
- Emily Rodgers & Her Majesty's Stars (2005)
- In Spring Alchemy split e/p with Kevin Finn (2005)
- Bright Day (Misra Records, 2009)
- "This Town" appeared in the major motion picture Café (2010).
- "This Town" appeared on WYEP's Live & Direct: Volume 12.
- "Women of Arsenal" appeared on When We Shine: 15 Songs About Pittsburgh, funded by Allegheny Regional Asset District and Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society
- "Two Years" (Misra Records, 2016)
- Erik Cirelli—guitars, lap steel (Bright Day)
- Paul Smith—drums, piano (Bright Day)
- Austin Osterhout—bass, violin (Bright Day)
- Allison Kacmar—bass (Bright Day)
- Michele Bartos—cello (Bright Day)
- Jon Paslov—guitar, bass (Emily Rodgers & Her Majesty's Stars, In Spring Alchemy)
- Megan Williams—violin (Emily Rodgers & Her Majesty's Stars)
- Andrew Rishikof—drums (Emily Rodgers & Her Majesty's Stars)
- Kevin Finn—guitar (In Spring Alchemy)
Emily Rodgers lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is married to guitar player Erik Cirelli. She holds an MA in Literary & Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University and teaches college level literature and writing.