Rising Violets
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It's Time
It's Time
Mockingbird
Mockingbird

Rising Violets intertwines the delicate, ethereal voice of Marie McGilvray (Ante M) known for her poetic anthems to the mysteries of nature and life itself, with Jenn Franklin’s powerful vulnerability and level of artistry that comes from being a lifelong performing songwriter. Evocative soundscapes and exquisite harmonies invite audiences to have an intimate encounter with the handcrafted songs and stories straight from the diaries of wildflowers.

"When I heard Marie and Jenn perform, I knew I wanted more: more music, more conversation, more them. Immediately drawn to their music, I quickly became equally enamored with their personalities." – Amy Lyles Wilson, Author, Creative Facilitator & Rising Violets House Concert Host

Marie
Marie McGilvray began writing and performing her mysterious music in her early teens. Offering luscious melodies against a cinematic landscape of spacious arrangements, her ethereal alternative/pop/folk sound has been compared to artists like Kate Bush and Sarah McLachlan. Listeners...
Jenn
Jenn Franklin's power and raw talent put her in league with the top songstresses of today's alt-rock/singer-songwriter scene. "Her songs evoke a warmth and intelligence that most of her peers could only dream of. The music contained herein is at times powerful, delicate, poignant, beautiful, haunting...
Solitary World
00:00
3:01
Light
Marie McGilvray
Solitary World
Light
3:01
Ready As I Am
3:06
Penelope
3:07
Hold Up The World
4:36
Life Goes On
4:52
Most Beautiful Man
3:15
The Choice
4:10
Seven Again
3:55
Repetition
4:03
Stand Up
3:33
Mirror Mirror
4:03
End Is Inside
4:35
So Close
4:30

Upcoming Events

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, we are not currently booking shows. We hope to be back on tour with the new album in summer of 2022!
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