Emily Rodgers

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Emily Rodgers
Born (1980-11-08) November 8, 1980 (age 38)
Johnson City, Tennessee
OriginPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2004–present
LabelsMisra Records

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,[1] Cowboy Junkies,[2] and Neil Young.[3]

In 2008, Rodgers signed to Misra Records. That same year, she performed with a full band at the South by Southwest Music Festival[4] 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."[5]


Band members[edit]

  • 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)

Personal life[edit]

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.


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