At New York’s Highline Ballroom, singer-songwriter Iris DeMent played to a sold out crowd on August 22, 2009. Her music is country-folk and her lyrics are about religious skepticism, the perils of living in a small town and waning love. A few fun facts about Iris: She was born in Arkansas but grew up in Cypress, California. Let’s hear it for the 714! Her name inspired the Goo Goo Dolls’ smash hit “Iris.” Finally, her song “Let The Mystery Be” was covered by bands such as 10,000 Maniacs.
Enjoy another picture of Iris DeMent @ the Highline Ballroom.