Hometown: Chicago, IL
Web site: http://www.lizcarroll.com/fr_home.cfm
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Liz Carroll was born in Chicago of Irish parents. She is a junior and senior All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, and has toured as a solo artist and with the Greenfields of America, Trian, String Sisters, and as part of the duo Liz Carroll & John Doyle. She is featured on nine albums and has appeared on many more. Liz is a recipient of the National Heritage Fellowship Award (1994). In 2009 she became the first Irish-American musician nominated for a Grammy. In March of 2009 she performed at the White House for President Obama to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and in 2011 she became the first American born composer honored with the Cumadóir TG4, Ireland's most significant traditional music prize.
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