Lilly Hiatt’s Roots Rock Vibe Delights The Ohana Fest The Musicality Courses Through Lilly's Veins
DANA POINT, CA-
“… From punk rock to roots rock, the absolutely delightful Lilly Hiatt was up next kicking off the action on the Tiki Stage.
For those who say that artistic ability isn’t something that can’t be genetically passed down generations, I’d like to play them Lilly’s 2017 album Trinity Lane. Lilly’s father is none other than John Hiatt, a prolific singer/songwriter whose compositions have been covered by a who’s who in the music world (Joe Cocker, Jewel, Bonnie Raitt, Bon Jovi, etc.), and it would be appear that she’s inherited her father’s knack of crafting emotional, plain-spoken songs.
She was all smiles for her afternoon performance, but while she was performing, you can feel and hear put her heart on her sleeve for the world to witness. While her country twang vocals may have seemed more appropriate for Friday’s country tinged line-up, Hiatt’s early afternoon, Ohana Fest performance was a solid one. Whether singing about heartaches or her struggles with alcohol, those unfamiliar with Lilly and her music got an insightful crash course on her and what steers her music …”