" Eli Barsi is a talented, traditional-minded country singer from rural Canada who isn’t shy about putting her Western roots into her music. Her latest album, Portrait of a Cowgirl, is an homage to her heritage, and she dedicates the poignant title track to her mother’s fulfilling life.
" [ Craig Shelburne CMT Nashville ]
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Eli's debut on CMT ' The Edge ' USA
Singer / Songwriter / Musician / Recording Artist / Entertainer and Yodeller whose variant music style combines the sounds of Western Roots, Country, Bluegrass, Gospel and Folk. Eli was born in Canada and is proud that she was raised a farm girl on the prairies of south eastern Saskatchewan. She grew up learning to make her own entertainment with music, farm work and riding horseback. Self taught vocals, guitar, & 5 string banjo along with a great stage presence and an infectious smile have contributed to her long lasting career. This seasoned artist recently released her 13th CD
' Portrait of a Cowgirl ' which has already garnered several accolades. The title song gained Eli a prestigious Wrangler Award for ' Best Western Composition '. She also received 3 SCMA honours in her home province for 2 X ' Roots Artist ' & ' Roots Album of the Year '. Eli has appreciated independent achievements in Canada and the US with radio charting singles, CMT videos and 20+ awards from many ceremonies [ all listed on her Bio / Highlight page ].
She honed her songwriting skills while living in Nashville and credits her life experiences and strong faith for her song inspiration.
* Eli is also a professional host on and off camera, with 2 travel shows for television in the works.
* Three decades have gone by and Eli can still be found touring full time, on stage throughout North America and beyond as she continues to share her music !
Check out her ' Show ' page and find out where she is this week !!!
Eli is honored in Oklahoma City - Wrangler Award -
Best Original Western Composition for
' Portrait of a Cowgirl '
& also receives
Saskatchewan's SCMA Roots Artist & Roots Album Awards !!
[ more info on Wrangler & SCMA page ]