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Al Riggs
Date of birth March 6[1]
Nationality American
Pronouns they/them[2]
Gender identity nonbinary[2]
Occupation musician

al Riggs is a nonbinary country musician based in Durham, North Carolina.[3] They began performing solo in 2012, and since then have released many albums.[4] In 2018, they toured with indie folk-rock band The Mountain Goats.[4]

Riggs is autistic and left-handed.[2] Their orientation is "queer/pan"[5], and they are married to Dustin K. Britt, an arts journalist.[6]

Albums[edit | edit source]

  • Breakdowner and the Hungry Months (2016)
  • Blue Mornings (2016)
  • Night Freedom (2016)
  • Tardigrade (2017)
  • Hiding From The Sun: An Introduction' (2017)
  • Hell House (2017)
  • We're Safe But For How Long (2018)
  • Godkiller (2019)
  • Lavender Scare (2019)
  • ganglian (2020)
  • Live at the Crescent Ballroom (recorded 2018, released 2020)
  • We Can't Make A Living (2020)
  • Rhode​-​like (2020)
  • Bile and Bone (2020)
  • I Got A Big Electric Fan To Keep Me Cool While I Sleep (2021)

Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. @alRiggsMusicOk (March 6, 2021). "Happy birthday to David gilmour and tyler the creator, only musical geniuses were born today also me" – via Twitter.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Get To Know – al Riggs". For The Rabbits. July 21, 2020. Retrieved April 14, 2021.
  3. Bingham, Adeem (April 1, 2021). "What Keeps Al Riggs Cool". Country Queer. Retrieved April 14, 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Atkinson, Will (September 16, 2020). "Don't Be Deceived by the Gruesome Title: "Bile and Bone" Is al Riggs's Most Beautiful Album Yet". INDY Week. Retrieved April 14, 2021.
  5. @alRiggsMusicOk (June 2, 2019). "1. Queer/pan. Everyone's hot" – via Twitter.
  6. Scott, Jason (March 3, 2021). "al Riggs Commemorates the Birth and Death of the "Emo Revival" on Latest Single". Audiofemme. Retrieved April 14, 2021.