This was Trixie Whitley at Club 69

Met een minutenlang applaus werd Trixie Whitley vanavond in onze Club 69 de festivalzomer ingestuurd.
De Gents-New Yorkse en haar deels Amerikaanse band speelden een super concert voor 69 Studio Brussel-luisteraars! Herbeleef!

Meditation inspires songstress Trixie Whitley

Trixie Whitley, daughter of late guitarist Chris Whitley who has her father’s idiosyncratic way with a forlorn folk-blues number, should be savoring the moment. After several EPs and an unreleased album for Jive Records — for whom she recorded as vocalist for Daniel Lanois’ side group Black Dub — the smoky R&B stylist finally issued her debut disc “Fourth Corner” and is on a solo tour that brings her to The Chapel this weekend. Yet she already is planning her follow-up recording.

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Trixie Whitley live on KCRW

Born in Ghent- Belgium (June 24, 1987), in a family of artists, musicians and poets. She moved with her parents to New York when she was a year old. Since the tender age of 3 she grew up spending time in recording studio’s in NYC (Electric Lady Land etc..) and in New Orleans (with Daniel Lanois) with her father Chris Whitley. After she moved back to Belgium with her mother she started playing drums at age 11. Read more about Trixie Whitley on

If you missed it Wednesday, you can check out our session here.

Vogue – The Artist’s Way: Influenced by Her Father, Trixie Whitley’s Sound is All Her Own

As the daughter of late blues-world icon Chris Whitley, Trixie Whitley grew up in an endless swirl of recording studios, tours, and musical giants (including Dave Matthews, Keith Richards, and Bruce Springsteen) with whom her father played and consorted—an enchanted childhood that no doubt influenced Whitley’s eventual path as a musician herself.
After the death of her father in 2005, she moved from New York to Belgium, where she’d grown up, and refocused, working with producers Me’shell Ndegeocello and Dougie, Whitley to create her first EP, which came out in 2008. Now 25, she has gone on to release two more EPs, served as the vocalist for Daniel Lanois’s Black Dub, and collaborated in various capacities with the likes of Robert Plant, Marianne Faithfull, and her most recent producer, Thomas Bartlett. Working with Bartlett, also known as Doveman, she released her first full album, Fourth Corner, earlier this year. The album includes a few standout singles, one of which, “Breathe You In My Dreams,” we are debuting here.

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