Kipyn Martin is an emerging Indie Folk artist whose roots sink deep into the banks of the Shenandoah River. She plays festivals, concert halls, coffeehouses, and house concerts from New England to Texas. Accolades for Kipyn include multiple GoldAwards in the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest (most recently for "God Is Love" from her 2017 album release, DANCE ACROSS THE SKY), as well as the honor of Washington Area Music Association's WAMMIE Award for New Artist of the Year.
Previous touring for Kipyn included shows with Ellis Paul, Kirsten Maxwell, and Joan & Joni performances scheduled in New York, New England, and New Jersey with Allison Shapira.
"I'm pretty sure God wishes she could sing like Kipyn Martin." -- Susan Werner
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Kipyn Martin also has won numerous awards, including Gold and Silver honors in the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Song Contest. She was named a Showcase artist at the 2014 Southeast/Northeast Regional Folk Alliance conference and received international attention in the 2013 United Kingdom Song Contest when "I Believe in You" from her debut album won a Gold Award and the Director's Choice award in the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Song Contest.
Kipyn also received the New Artist of the Year award from WAMA, which stands for Washington Area Music Association.
Kipyn teaches guitar, piano, voice and songwriting at a place called The Rock Shop near her home in MD.
Her talent has not gone unnoticed by her elders. Even the great John Gorka, for whom she has opened in concert, calls Martin "a beauty of a singer.
"I'm no music critic so don't expect me to critique it. I give it two thumbs up and an American Bandstand rating of 98"
~GH” - Ginger Hamilton Caudill
Kipyn lives near Baltimore MD- open to limited touring mostly on the east coast- Acoustic venues, Folk Series, Listening Rooms, Festivals, and House Concerts.