Allysen Callery is self taught folk artist from Rhode Island, USA.
Her parents' records got Allysen Callery on the way: Fairport Convention, Pentangle, Nick Drake and Steeleye Span. The artist from Providence, RI, has remained true to her predilection for the sound of the British folk revival, and has become a permanent fixture in the folk scene, adorned with various awards.
She has been called “The Tim Burton of Folk Music”, her quiet and dark style has made her a favorite of artists and critics alike, including Marissa Nadler who listed Winter Island in her Best Albums of 2011.
In 2014 she played multiple showcases at the SXSW festival, and was ranked highly by The Washington Post and out of 1500 acts made a list of 40 by NPR ‘s Bob Boilen for “intriguing unknown artists”.