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January 31, 2015: Leela and Ellie are currently on a temporary hiatus from touring as a duo because they are both busy with life-changing projects... Leela and her partner, Seth, welcomed their beautiful baby girl, Arizona Bryan Grace Barr, on September 1, 2014! Meanwhile, Ellie was accepted as a Teaching Fellow at Smith College in Northampton, MA, where she is studying to receive her MFA in Dance and Choreography in May 2015! Leela continues to teach popular banjo, harmony singing, and clogging classes in Portland, Ore. and both sisters are still writing new songs. They hope to come together in the next few years to share all this new inspiration with the world! They post to their Facebook page slightly more often than they update their website. :-)

August 18, 2013: We're still here! We had a wonderful performance on the Main Stage at the National Women's Music Festival in July. Ellie is in the midst of a big move to Northampton, MA to begin her MFA in Dance at Smith Colllege! She has also continued to perform with her band, Blue-Eyed Girl and write many wonderful songs! Leela is still busy in Portland, Oregon, performing with bands and as a solo artist and teaching popular classes in clawhammer banjo, by-ear harmony singing, and clogging. Like us on Facebook and send an email to to keep up with our adventures...

May 10, 2012: Happy Spring! We are in Asheville, NC getting ready for our tour! In the next few weeks, we'll be doing shows in OH, PA, MD, VA, NC, and NM! Check out our Tour page for all the details and also browse our NEWS page, which has been updated to include our latest newsletter!

January 4, 2012: Happy New Year! Our NEWS page has been updated to include our latest newsletters and new dates have been added to our Tour page! We are getting the new year off to a good start with shows in Lafayette, IN, Columbus, OH and Salem, OH January 12th-14th. It is shaping up to be an exciting musical year! (Make sure you're the first to hear about our latest news and tour dates: Send an email to with "Add" in the subject line.)

October 31, 2011: After a busy spring and summer of national travel, Leela and Ellie are staying in their respective locales for the fall, teaching and performing regionally. Leela is doing solo shows and teaching Clawhammer Banjo and By-Ear Harmony Singing Classes in Portland, OR while Ellie teaches Appalachian Clogging and Cape Breton Step Dance and tours with her Old Time band, Blue-Eyed Girl in and around Asheville, NC. The Tour page is also being updated with upcoming duo shows in winter/spring 2012!

March 27, 2011: The details of Leela and Ellie's upcoming Midwest Tour (May 13-22) through Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois are being added to the Tour page! 

November 16, 2010:  The Tour page has been updated with solo teaching and performing appearances by Leela and Ellie! Leela is doing a SHOW with Chris Kokesh on December 3 in Portland, Oregon!

December 10, 2009: The News page has been updated the story of the Canadian adventure we had in October, a link to a
photo album of the tour, details of the Winter Sale, and much more!

August 25, 2009: The Tour page has been updated with NEW DATES -- La Crosse, WI this weekend, the Turtle Hill Folk Festival near Rochester, NY Sept. 12-13, and Oregon, British Columbia, and Alberta in October!

December 3, 2008: Our News page has been updated...Finally, our limited edition Leela and Ellie Grace T-Shirt is available for purchase online!

December 2, 2008: Leela and Ellie were featured in an article in the October/November issue of national folk and world music magazine, Dirty Linen. You can now read it HERE! You can also read a review of Where the Waters Run from Dirty Linen HERE!

April 29, 2008: You can now ! Find some photo shoot outtakes and a few videos, too!

April 25, 2008: Leela and Ellie's CD "Where the Waters Run" was #25 on the Folk DJ Chart in March! Also, the Lyrics and Listen pages were updated with songs from the new CD!

January 2, 2008: The News page has new news for the new year! Also, you can download tracks from Where The Waters Run on DigStation - Indie Music Downloads

August 5, 2007: Leela has moved to Portland, Oregon! Despite their new bi-coastal status, Leela and Ellie continue to work on the new CD!!!

Go to the Current Calendar for information about upcoming appearances.  We are booking for our 2012 season.  Contact us if you are interested in bringing us to a venue, festival or school near you!

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