Singer and Songwriter MACKENZIE SHIVERS Appears on the GingerNewYork TV in Manhattan

Mackenzie Shivers - Celebrating the Release of her new EP and her Four Part Residency at Rockwood Music Hall - Will Perform on the Next GNY TV Show at Manhattan Neighborhood Network TV Studios, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Spectrum 34 and HD 1995, 2pm.
Mackenzie Shivers - Singer and Songwriter - New York City
Mackenzie Shivers - Singer and Songwriter - New York City
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NEW YORK - Sept. 8, 2018 - PRLog -- Mackenzie Shivers: At a young age told her mom that she had music inside her "that needed to come out." Her mother would check in on her at night to find her fingers playing the piano in her sleep. She wrote her first song as a four-year-old, and at age eight she would go to the movies and come right home to figure out the score on the piano. Always at the mercy of the muse inside, Ms. Shivers has continued honing her craft ever since. Music is more than just a listening experience, and Shivers' music brings life to her sound by painting a picture of a colorful world where spirits can run free.

Art moves us, it puts a fire beneath our soul and creates imagery in our minds that connects to the beautiful things around us. Some of the boldest women in music like Tori Amos and Joni Mitchell have done this, and so has Shivers. The experiences that submerged Mackenzie Shivers into her craft  include a degree in music composition from Vanderbilt University, which also gained her access to Nashville's vibrant country scene.

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She underpins her classical training with an emotional essence that blossom together like bright buds as they bloom atop a proud and prolific tree. Though she's lived in New York City for a decade, Shivers' music reflects many different landscapes. You can hear it all, from the influence of the South, where she spent her childhood years visiting family in Florida, Georgia, and Texas, to the Irish and Scottish heritage which lends her music a distinctly Celtic flavor. Each musical element is branch of that mystical blooming tree, lining each side of a path she paves for the listener to get perfectly misplaced in wanderlust.

Her EP Ravens marries whimsy with raw emotion. Inspired by playing sessions in Ireland, the recording centers around collaboration and heart.  The arrangements are stripped down and haunting, yet contain warmth and character aided by string arrangements courtesy of Sarah Elizabeth Haines (violin, viola) and Yuka Tadano (bass). Produced by Cody Rahn (also on drums) and mixed by Kevin Salem (Rachael Yamagata), these recordings give the sense that you're in the room with Shivers and her band. Ravens contains three original songs and closes with an austere yet emotive rendition of the Scottish traditional "The Parting Glass." Citing the time during which she wrote these tracks as both harrowing and hopeful, Shivers succeeds in creating a collection that is uplifting and mournful, sometimes in equal measures.

Upcoming Performances:
Mackenzie Shivers

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3
185 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002
Tuesday, September 25 & October 30, 2018

For More Information:
Official Website:
Twitter: @NYkenzie
Instagram: @nykenzie

Media Contact:
Kimberly Giannelli | Vice President
In The Lights PR

GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the "Kool Kats…Gotham Nights" greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick's unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.

GingerNewYork can be seen in Manhattan on Spectrum Cable Channel 34 and HD Channel 1995, Fios Channel 33, and RCN Channel 82, every Friday afternoon at 2pm EST.  It can also be seen live streaming on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network's website,, Channels 1 and 5.

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