Ian Fitzgerald

About the Artist: 

Ian Fitzgerald is a folk singer and songwriter. Known for his storytelling and skillful use of language, Ian has independently released five albums of original material while touring throughout the country. Performer Magazinecalled Ian "a polished songsmith who is high atop a field of great artists breaking through to festival and folk concerts throughout the States." To that end, Ian performed a solo set as part of the Wildwood Showcase at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival and a full-band set at the 2016 Newport Folk Festival.


Ian hails from a small town in southern Massachusetts and now calls Providence, RI his home base.  From there, he travels throughout the country, filling his increasingly busy touring schedule with over 100 shows each year.  He has opened for such acclaimed artists as Iris DeMent; Willy Mason; Joan Shelley; Darlingside;  The Ballroom Thieves; Jonathan Edwards; Tracy Grammer; and many more.  Ian released his most recent album, You Won't Even Know I'm Gone, in November of 2016.  He plans to return to the studio with a new set of songs in 2018.