Laura Whidden is a singer/songwriter/performer whose energetic piano, moving lyrics, and emotive voice will make your event memorable. She would love to play your favorite songs, or write a custom, original song that will draw your crowd in and leave them breathless. Laura is flexible, professional, and affordable. Contact her today, and make your event moving and memorable.
We spent a fantastic time for our son’s birthday party with Laura. She is so talented and such a professional artist!
She had a large song list and an easy contact with the kids.
It was the best musical party for the kids and for the adults.
Response from Laura Whidden:
Thank you so much for this generous review! I enjoyed your family and friends so much, and your son is such a little jewel. I’m so glad I got to be a part of your fun day.
Great musician/singer! Crowd pleaser! Wonderful person!
Laura was great!!! She was on time. Performed music that was requested and even took our group picture. Very pleasant experience. I highly recommend her.
Response from Laura Whidden:
Thank you, Victoria, I enjoyed every minute.
Price Range: $100-$1000
Gig Length: 20 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
What to Expect
Laura brings an energy filled authentic joy to the stage. Her primary goal is to let people know that they are not alone, she therefore shares her story through music and invites the audience to participate. This may include Disney sing-along at a local cafe and live original songwriting on the spot with the audience. She also writes original songs for your special occasion, which is great for weddings, birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, etc.
Listening to singer-songwriter Laura Whidden live is like sharing a cup of hot cocoa in front of an inviting fire. A consummate professional Laura shares her music and her own story in what is experienced as an intimate conversation with a trusted friend.
Some of Laura’s many accomplishments include:
Soloist with LaPorte Symphony
Co-star on reality/talent show television series Michiana’s Rising Star
Her largest live audience to date has been a crowd of 25,000 young people attending an international youth event held in Wisconsin. She has performed for audiences via satellite through a broadcast to 60 different countries during a global evangelism campaign.
4 solo CDs: Love’s Pure Light: A Laura Whidden Christmas featuring 8 timeless classics and two original works funded by a $20,000+ successful Kickstarter project. You Are, Flow, and Awaken Me are her other three albums featuring Laura’s original compositions.
Laura’s storytelling at its best produced in the compelling video Table for One, made possible by her successful Kickstarter which was funded at 104% by her enthusiastic fans and supporters.
Livestreams her coffeehouse performances via Facebook
Worship/Workshop/retreat leader: Laura travels across the USA taking her enthusiastic message of hope and faith to churches, workshops and retreats where participants may create their own song composed with Laura.
Popular speaker on lifechanging issues such as her own struggles/triumphs living with bi-polar disorder, emotional wellness and self-care, and body image concerns
“When Michael Stands” is Laura and husband Cory Wetterlin’s contribution to the international project of The Lesser Light Collective’s album, “The King Dreams” tackling the intimidating work of recording the Book of Daniel in song.
Laura lives in Dayton, Ohio, with husband Cory, their daughter Loralai and the family’s beloved MinPin, Pepina.
Additional Booking Notes
1. Laura needs a piano or a full length weighted keyboard.
2. A microphone on a boom stand
3. A stage monitor
Laura has all of this equipment to bring along if you do not have it available.
Past Booked Events
|January 12, 2019 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|December 01, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Religious Celebration|
|October 18, 2018 • 12:30pm - 12:45pm||Nonprofit Event|
|May 25, 2018 • 2:30pm - 4:30pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|March 23, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Rehearsal Dinner|
|March 10, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
Cafe Set List
The sound of music
Be the Bride
Just around the river end
Let it go
O Danny Boy
We are the dinosaurs
You've got a friend
All I want
What's Going On
Christian Concert Set List
Who I am
Loved by the King
(Live Song Write)
Table for One
Influences & Inspiration
Sara Barellis, Aretha Franklin, Idina Menzel, Sarah MacLachlan, Rich Mullins, Sara Groves, Keith Green
piano or keyboard
microphone on a boom stand
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