Caitlin Canty, 'Get Up' (Live) The Vermonter pays homage to her favorite bits of American geography on Reckless Skyline.

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Folk Alley Presents: Caitlin CantyFolk Alley

It's been quite a year for Vermont native Caitlin Canty. She released her breakout album Reckless Skyline in January, backed by an all-star "dream band" including Eric Heywood, Billy Conway and Jeffrey Foucault; made the big move from the Green Mountain State to Music City; and recently won the 2015 Telluride Troubadour Contest at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

She stopped in at Beehive Productions studio in Saranac Lake, N.Y. for a Folk Alley Session in June, accompanied by guitarist Jefferson Hamer. Here they perform "Get Up," one of the many standout tracks on Reckless Skyline. This song was inspired by a favorite hiking trail on an Idaho mountainside recently hit hard by wildfire — the same trail on which she was once trapped by a lightning storm.

SET LIST

  • "Get Up"

Watch Caitlin Canty's full Folk Alley Session performance at FolkAlley.com.

Session produced by Linda Fahey of FolkAlley.com and Jeff Oehler and Sue Bibeau of Beehive Productions, with camera assistance from Jeff Bradley and audio assistance from Redia Spada.

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