Laramie is a captivating indie artist with roots in Memphis, Tennessee. Her duo and trio set up is able to provide music for all types of events-- from corporate events to weddings.
Rather than being hindered by a challenge, Laramie turns diversity into one of her strongest qualities and uses it as a tool to write and perform dynamic works of art. Her repertoire is vast, covering genres such as Jazz, Rock, Blues, Country, R&B, even traditional church music.
Price Range: $250 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
Laramie is a captivating indie rock band with roots in Memphis, Tennessee. The group is a diverse combination of multi-talented musicians and writers guided by lead singer and songwriter, Laramie Renae. Jameson Patz is on drums; Alleli Hull and Dylan Wheeler are on guitar; and Eric Evans is on bass. Rather than being hindered by a challenge, Laramie turns diversity into one of their strongest qualities and uses it as a tool to write dynamic works of art. Band members are given the freedom to express their individual creativity and craft while staying true to the group’s underlying message and overall sound. With each song, Laramie aims to leave a lasting impression and to draw the listener in for a ride that promises to be haunting, raw, and transparent.
Following their formation in May of 2013, Laramie composed and recorded their debut album, The Good Men (EP). The album was released in November after a successful crowd-funding campaign through the global network, Indiegogo. The record, silhouetted as an ideal mix of ambient and indie rock, is now available on iTunes, Amazon MP3, and Spotify.
Lyrically and musically, Laramie finds inspiration in artists such as Florence & The Machine and Evanescence. With undertones from those artists and others, Laramie writes freely and passionately while producing gripping performances straight from the heart. Their music is often described as dramatic, chilling, and eerie. Laramie Renae explains, "Sometimes my music will make people's skin crawl, which makes me laugh. It's all simplistic… nothing we do is very complicated, just intricate." These elements leave the listener mesmerized and eager to hear more.
With stories fashioned into songs that are brimming with emotion, Laramie aspires to continue being a voice for those who haven’t yet found theirs and an inspiration for the silent to speak up and share their own story. Each phrase passionately expressed and every melody thoughtfully written serves to erode the pain that conceals the hearts of many. “Chin Up,” the final track on the band’s EP, The Good Men, best represents the honesty and vulnerability of their work. The album in its entirety, and specifically “Chin Up,” explores life experiences, broken boundaries, violations, and abandonment while compelling the listener to feel every ounce of emotion put into the piece. Their work has the ability to leave you feeling unsettled and at the edge of your seat, but only because honesty and reality in their truest forms are hardly ever pleasant. Renae notes, “People are living without their happy endings and need someone to say, ‘I see you and I understand.’”
Since the release of The Good Men, Laramie has performed at various well-known venues in Memphis, such as Lafayette's; Autozone Park; The Cannon Center; Jim's Place Restaurant & Bar; Visible Music College; and the New Daisy Theatre. Having just released their newest single "Reverie" Laramie has come back into the live music scene with a stronger sound and musical arrangements that are sure to send you into another world.
Additional Booking Notes
We don't require much for our show! Our usual set up instrumentally and technically is this:
1 Drum kit
2 Electric guitars/Amps
Any lights are subject to the event or venue preference. Having an existing backline makes for lighter trips for us, but we have enough gear to power our own sound, aside from the sound system for any main speakers, etc.
Upcoming Booked Events
|April 04, 2018 • 8:30pm - 11:30pm||Corporate Event|
Past Booked Events
|April 07, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||The Brass Door|
|February 18, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Murphy's|
Heaven Knows (The Pretty Reckless)
Heavy In Your Arms (Florence & The Machine)
Play Me A Song
The Good Men
Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers)
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)
Black Horse and A Cherry Tree (KT Tunstall)
Free Fallin’ (Tom Petty)
You And I (Lady Gaga)
Don’t Stop The Music (Rhianna, arr. Jamie Cullum)
Let’s Dance (David Bowie)
When Love Comes To Town (B.B. King & U2)
Roadhouse Blues (The Doors)
Rolling In The Deep (Adele)
Radioactive (Imagine Dragons)
Kiss Me (Sixpence None the Richer)
We are willing and able to learn other cover songs that will better suit your event!
Influences & Inspiration
Florence & the Machine
Kings Of Leon
Sound system, stage power, drum mics (if larger venue)
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