NonCOMM Recap: Holly Macve recalls classic American country with showcase of Golden Eagle

Holly Macve | photo by Emma Silverstone for WXPN

When Holly Macve begins singing, the sounds that come out recall golden country greats like Emmylou Harris and Patsy Cline; the songs on her 2017 Bella Union debut Golden Eagle evoke the classic Americana imagery of desolate, dusty roads and wide open skies. So it’s a bit of a surprise when, after opening number “Heartbreak Blues,” Macve thanks the audience in a British accent.

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