Kris Delmhorst (reputedly born in 1970 in Brooklyn) is an American folk singer based in Boston. In 1998, after several years of experience of performing live, Delmhorst finally finished recording her debut album, Appetite. In the same year she was involved in producing the Respond compilation, a fundraiser for domestic violence groups, which included her song "Weatherman".
In 1999, Delmhorst released a live album with The Vinal Avenue String Band, consisting of herself, Sean Staples, and Ry Cavanaugh.
Delmhorst is married to Jeffrey Foucault. In 2003, Delmhorst, Foucault, and Peter Mulvey released an album entitled Redbird.
Delmhorst's more recent albums include Strange Conversation (2006), Shotgun Singer (2008), and Cars (2011).