Eli Barsi is originally a prairie girl from southeastern Saskatchewan. Her rhythmic western roots music is layered with an undeniable clear vocal, melodic yodelling and ‘Carter Scratch‘ style of lead acoustic guitar.
She has spent a lifetime playing music with over 3 decades of professional road work which has resulted in 17 albums, international radio airplay, and many award accolades including the prestigious Wrangler Western Heritage Award, 2X Saskatchewan Roots Artist, and multiple Alberta Arts Awards.
Eli offers a fresh take on traditional roots, folk & bluegrass gospel music, her original songs take you to the places that she writes about. She has also recently added professional artist, new author and the owner of the Prairie Girl Gallery to her creative portfolio.
Eli’s husband John Cunningham often joins Eli on stage with his steady upright bass playing and supportive lead & harmony vocals. Together they continue to expand their touring footprint with shows in Canada, the USA, and Europe.