Gregory Alan Isakov (born 19 October 1979) is a South African-American singer-songwriter currently based in Boulder, Colorado. Singer/songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov dives deep into his fourth album ‘Evening Machines,’ a breathtakingly brilliant indie folk journey through the depths of darkness, redemption, and the human condition. Gregory Alan Isakov (born in 1979 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a South Africa-born American singer-songwriter.  He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1986 and he was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In … Editors’ Notes Banjos and choral harmonies, string sections and brushed drums, soft-sung lines like, "If it weren't for second chances we'd all be alone”—this is the magic of Gregory Alan Isakov. The Colorado-based indie-folk artist is a full-time farmer who sells vegetable seeds and grows various market crops on his three-acre farm, while also tending to a thriving musical career.  In 2013, Isakov created his independent label Suitcase Town Music on which he released The Weatherman. There’s definitely this basic human struggle; basic human loneliness and brokenness that everyone is dealing with – that everyone’s experiencing… Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 25, 2019. https://www.ticketmaster.com › Gregory-Alan-Isakov-tickets › artist › 1399480 GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV. Would love to see him again, at a different venue.  Isakov has played at many music festivals around the United States, Canada and Europe. The acoustics were awful.  Isakov had played instruments his whole life, but began a life as a professional musician playing occasional gigs while also working as a gardener. Many musicians have day jobs to make ends meet. Gregory Alan Isakov - Liars Lyrics. There is an energy in their show that comes only from a group that loves their art. 5 out of 5 stars (90) 90 reviews $ 5.20. As Isakov says, "music helped me get through some of the hardest times. show was great but lighting design was too dim. I always write in regards to an entire record, trying to find the music that fits together as a whole piece.” However, few artists maintain the lifestyle kept by Gregory Alan Isakov. Find Gregory Alan Isakov discography, albums and singles on AllMusic While in college at Naropa University, Isakov began penning songs about his travels and worldly experiences and collaborated with other musicians on campus. At 7 years of age, he immigrated to the United States with his family during the apartheid so that his father could start an electronic engineering business in Philadelphia. The Colorado-based indie-folk artist is a full-time farmer who sells vegetable seeds and grows various market crops on his three-acre farm, while also tending to a thriving musical career. I had no doubt this was going to be a good show but... WOW! 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