Nyx and Lightsmith

Nyx and Lightsmith, a folk duo hailing from Ottawa, ON, bring a genuine and heartfelt approach to their music. Comprising of Ethan Mitchell and Maddy O’Regan, the duo draws on diverse influences from alternative, folk, and country. They cite artists like Alex G, Phoebe Bridgers, Nick Drake, Tom Waits as well as Gillian Welch, Colter Wall and Nick Shoulders among their recent inspirations. With a focus on genuine emotion and relatable storytelling, their performances leave a lasting impression, showcasing the power of music to create connections and evoke profound emotions. The duo celebrated their festival debut at the 2023 Ottawa Grassroots Festival and is thrilled to be back!