Mindy Dillard is a musical alchemist who accompanies her award-winning songs with modern twists on the clawhammer banjo and funky rhythmic grooves on the guitar. She’s known for her innovative storytelling, powerful stage presence and soaring voice. She’s working on a musical project called “Little Supernova” that explores her newfound role as a mother. She performs at festivals, small music venues and house concerts around Utah and the Intermountain West. Her folk music bio, sample tracks and videos are located in her Folk Music Press Kit.
Read about her upcoming adventures in her Musical Travelogue. She also blogs about being a mother and artist at Mother F*****g Artist.
She wrote a one-woman show called "How to Survive a Poison Apple" about her eating disorder recovery that she's toured to theatre and music festivals in the USA and Canada. She created a full-length album of "Poison Apple" which you can find in the store.
She also performs for kids and families as Princess Fearless. Her multi-instrumental and interactive shows are full of singing, dancing, harmony, scarves and a glockenspiel. Her 2019 show is called "Princess Fearless in Space" is all about the solar system. She received a grant from Utah Arts and Museums to make an album of the same name. She is available for family concerts and birthday parties.
She is the mama dragon/cat girl to two little boys, Cyrus & Charlie. She also teaches voice, ukulele, banjo and guitar and on Skype/Facetime.
“…A strong, clear voice with the phrasing of a soul and country singer. Dillard’s affecting lyrics conduct us into world’s not our own with haunting passion.” - Henry Carrigan, No Depression
"If Mindy Dillard keeps doing what she is doing now, you're going to hear about her music, and you'll be glad you did." - John Gorka