We are the folly


The Folly was founded by Richmond, VA musicians Jordan Lette and Anneliese Grant. Over the last two years they've picked up bassist Jonny Powell and drummer Josh Santamaria to bring you rock n roll and a show that you can't look away from. 

Vocals, Guitar, Piano / Jordan Lette

Vocals / Anneliese Grant

Bass / Jonny Powell

Drums / Josh Santamaria

Fiddle / Tara Dillard 

Percussion / Jacob Larson

Sax / Gordon Jones

+ Frequently joined by a rotating group of our musician family members


The folly shows




we are featured in the auricular’s top 50 albums!

style weekly article

our new album ‘find a way’ is available online!

Get on iTunes, Spotify,, and other online outlets.

‘the interactive commune of the folly’ (rva mag article)

Radio appearances:

WMBG Super Sound Showcase with Robert Hodge

Listen to our live set recorded at WRIR on River City Limits September 8, 2018>live sets>The Folly

Listen to The Folly on Making Noise with Mark Dawson!

Our self-titled debut ep is now available! 

- Get it on iTunes,, and other online outlets




“A madcap journey through blues-rock and Americana, The Folly’s Find A Way is truly one of Richmond’s more unique releases from the past year. “

- The Auricular

“Genre-defying” - Style Weekly

“A force to be reckoned with…” - Mark Dawson (of The Grassroots) on Making Noise with Mark Dawson