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 

+ Frequently joined by a rotating group of our musician family members including Gordon Jones on sax and Jacob Larson on conga


The folly shows




the folly heads to floyd, va to compete in the floydfest artist on the rise competition/showcase

 Are you heading to FloydFest 2017? Come on out and support The Folly. We'll be at the Speakeasy stage Wednesday, 7/26. from 7:45-8:45, The Garden Stage Thursday, 7/27 from 12:30-1:15, and The Libations Tent Thursday, 7/27, from 3-4. Catch all the On The Rise Artists and cast your vote for us to be on the main stage at FloydFest 2018. 

The Folly at The phoenix artist on the rise floydfest competition

Come on out to The Phoenix in Roanoke, VA on April 29 as we compete for a spot at FloydFest's artist on the rise competition - we'll be the first band of the night at 8:30. The winner is selected by audience vote and we'd love your support for our chance to play at Floydfest!  

The folly on

Check out RVA Magazine's article on The Folly here

Our self-titled debut ep is now available! 

- Get it on iTunes,, and other online outlets

the folly ep coming august 2016

Our debut EP is hitting the airwaves (iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, the whole kit & caboodle ya know!) this month - to be followed up by our first physical release. Keep your eyes out for updates on our Facebook page, and enjoy the first taste of our "Coal Miner Rebellion" below. 

The Folly will be featured at Shade Fest

in Maryland this weekend - join us on the river for music and a beer. Get tickets and more info here!

The Folly hit at Radio Rubber Room

for their 201st episode - Check the recorded performance!