Rita Bliss

Austin, TX

Rita Bliss

Rita Bliss is a folk musician from Rochester, New York and is now based in Austin Texas. Though a Rust Belt native, Rita’s melodies are rooted in familiar old-time banjo sounds that evoke travels along the backroads of the South. Influenced by John Prine, Joni Mitchell, and Nanci Griffith, Rita’s songwriting weaves together timeless love stories with long drives, porch gatherings, and letters between loved ones.

Rita is releasing her debut solo album, produced by Grammy-nominated musician Dom Fisher, in the spring of 2024, followed by a promotional tour in May with stops in Dallas, St. Louis, and Nashville.