Jackie Venson is a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter known far and wide for her complexly beautiful music and blazing guitar skills. Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Jackie has traveled the world playing to massive crowds both as a headliner and as support for major acts such as Gary Clark Jr, Aloe Blacc, Citizen Cope to name a few. With the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cancellation of her entire tour schedule and the wave of social change sweeping across the country, Jackie committed herself to releasing more music than ever before, connecting with her fans directly and speaking up about the change she wanted to see in her city and country. On April 20th, Jackie released a new EP titled “jackie the robot vol 1” composed entirely of remixes that reimagine Jackie’s critically acclaimed catalogue, and showcases her growth as both a musician and producer. This fall, Jackie will be releasing her next studio album “Vintage Machine”, her first studio follow up to 2019’s “Joy”. Music from “Vintage Machine” will be featured heavily on Jackie’s upcoming taping for Austin City Limits’ 46th season. With the uncertainty of the times we’re living in, one thing holds true for Jackie Venson, she’s going to play her music, speak her truth and spread as much joy as she can doing it.