Eliza Blue is a shepherd, writer & folk-singer. In addition to being a regular columnist with the Daily Yonder, her weekly column 'Little Pasture on the Prairie,' is carried by twelve different print publications, she is a regular contributor to South Dakota Public Radio and Prairie Public Radio with her monthly series: 'Postcards from the Prairie.' She also writes and hosts a new traveling concert television show, Wish You Were Here.' Read Eliza's recent New York Times Op/Ed about ranch life here.

Her first book, Accidental Rancher, is now available. Order here


In her 15 years of performing, Eliza has worked and played with Billy Talbot (Crazy Horse), Dessa, Charlie Parr, Channy Leanaugh (Roma di Luna & Polica), Jami Lynn, and Chastity Brown, just to name a few. Other highlights include performances at SXSW, Red Ants Pants, CMJ, and Sioux River Folk Fest. Her song "Let There Be Light," was recently featured on All Songs Considered.

After years on the road as a traveling musician, Eliza now works in a regenerative agriculture raising fiber sheep and grass-fed cattle with her husband and two children.