Ginny Mitchell’s music is a “rootsy” mix of Americana, folk and country.
An accomplished singer, writer and instrumentalist, Ginny began singing at age 4 and playing guitar at 12. First-time listeners and longtime fans are drawn in by her honest soulful delivery.
Her accomplishments started in British Columbia, Canada, where Ginny won the Canadian County Music Associations Best New female Vocalist. This win lead her to tour throughout Canada and the US.
Her firstCD, “A Wild Rose” had a sweet roster with Bela Fleck, Alison Krauss, John Jorgenson among others. Her CD, “Just to Hear Your Voice”, has also received praise and airplay across the US.
Ginny is completing songs for her fall studio sessions. She has a regular rotation of gigs, students and film production work.
Ginny maintains the Digital Media Factory. a business she and husband, Marty Collins, founded, from her home in Santa Cruz, California.
“Ginny Mitchell was named Canadian New Artist of The Year. She is a wild rose with a beautiful voice. I once booked her as a solo act for Merle Haggard in Sacramento in front of a roomful of 900 Central Valley Cowboys … solo (although Merle’s guitar player could not resist joining her)… and she had them singing along on the second song .”
– Tom Miller, booker, Don Quixote’s International Folk & Acoustic Concert Series
“I am knocked out by Ginny’s voice and her most deserving self.”
– Lacy J. Dalton
“Mitchell exudes a warm friendliness and fresh enthusiasm of a youthful romance. Despite the fleeting feeling such maudlin sentiments might suggest, Mitchell’s music has true staying power, making her one of the area’s best-loved performers.”
– GOODTIMES, Santa Cruz, California
“Ginny Mitchell and her band provide one of the most refreshing evenings of music found this year…superb vocals and soulful delivery.”
– Edmonton Sun
“Ginny has professionalism, competence but more than this, heart. It is a privilege working with Ginny.”
–Gary Fjellgaard, Singer/Songwriter