Recipient of the Kerrville New Folk Competition's Best New Folk Award, a Boston Music Award for "Outstanding Folk Act," and the Grand Prize at the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, Antje Duvekot is known for "blending uncommonly beautiful vocals with one of the sharpest poetic sensibilities in her field, [possessing] a remarkable ability to make us believe she is whispering secrets in our ear, and we know that she believes every word she sings."
This New England based, singer-songwriter set the folk world ablaze with her debut album, "Big Dream Boulevard." Releasing "The Near Demise of the Highwire Dancer" and "New Siberia" in the years since, she is currently working on her fourth album. Her songs, "critically praised for their hard-won wisdom, dark-eyed realism, and street-smart romanticism," draw from Duvekot's personal experience, a chronicle of her own triumphs and travails, and proof of the lessons learned and strength gained only found when you keep carrying on.
"Duvekot has gotten hotter, faster than any local songwriter in recent memory. Her songs feel at once fresh faced and firmly rooted, driven by the whispery sensuality of her voice. She believes in the redemptive power of the shared secret; and is utterly unafraid to mine the darkest corners of her life for songs that turn fear into resilience and isolation into community." - The Boston Globe
"Antje is the rare artist who can write about the social and the personal in the same breath.'' - Ellis Paul