Goldfinch Room – Elizabeth Zimmerman and Liv Carrow

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Elizabeth Zimmerman is an Ames singer-songwriter and pianist, leaning toward soul, jazz, blues, and folk/rock styles. Collaboration, nostalgia and early influences inspired Zimmerman’s latest album, titled Roots of Rhythm. The album makes use of a variety of moods, instrumentation, arrangements and rhythms. The title comes from Paul Simon’s song “Under African Skies,” from which Zimmerman drew many ideas for the album. Listen to Zimmerman’s music at her Bandcamp page at

Liv Carrow brings you psychedelic country and folk songs for a strange present from a low tech future. Influenced heavily by Appalachian music and early pop music, she delivers her unusual lyrics with a voice “from an old radio.” Formerly of New York’s Hudson Valley and Philadelphia, Liv has been a mainstay of the Quad Cities music scene since 2016. She has released four full-length albums, most recently “Photograph” which was recorded at Dub Narcotic studios in Olympia, WA and released directly to cassette. Liv works as a clinical therapist and lives in the quad cities with several animals. Listen to Carrow’s music at