Dreamlike Old-World Folk Music for all occasions. The striking female vocals Loretta Allen meet accompanist Alexey Babarykin on classical guitar to form Bear Cave Tower. Gentle, dramatic, stylish covers ranging from classic rock covers to turn of the century hits...and if you are lucky, a few original compositions! Cello available for larger shows.
Loretta and Alexey are currently booking gigs anywhere from a half hour to a 4 hour show. Parties, concerts, weddings, family gatherings and benefits all considered. Genre of cover tunes selected will be crowd-appropriate, every time! We provide PA and small light rig upon request.
Since the beginning of planning my medieval themed wedding I knew I wanted someone singing Celtic songs as we walked down the aisle. I had to compromise on a lot of details for the rest of my wedding, but this was one thing I was not negotiating on! But alas, I was not having much luck finding an available vocalist that wasn't a huge group that would be way out of budget. Just when I was about to give up on the search I found Gig Salad and Loretta.
Loretta and her guitarist were amazing! They fit the budget, responded to messages promptly, and even dressed in medieval clothes for the event! I couldn't have been happier with the performance and ease of booking them. I believe their music really made the ceremony and cocktail hour feel so much more authentic to the theme. And they adjusted to the move of the ceremony from outdoor to indoor without any issues. I loved them! I highly recommend Loretta to anyone and everyone!
Loretta is the Webster's Dictionary definition of the word "amazing". The perfect mix of talent, professionalism and personality. If you want to harken back to a day when a performer both knew their craft AND did it for the enjoyment of the music, then Loretta is your girl!
Big Voice Loads of Fun!!!!
Price Range: $200-8000 depending on travel
Gig Length: 30 - 360 minutes
Languages: English, German, Russian
What to Expect
Loretta and Alexey dress the part, giving the audience a visual that corresponds with the music. They arrive on time, fully prepared for the event, with acoustic guitar, mic, and PA if needed. Lighting and costumes are customizable to a degree. Feel free to send us your requests!
Loretta has been in the entertainment industry for 20 years. She is a skilled songwriter, a trained singer, and multi-instrumentalist. Loretta pairs with classical guitar player Alexey Babarykin to form Bear Cave Tower. Together they create intricate melodies with unique lyrics as well as finding creative ways to approach well-loved standards.
Additional Booking Notes
We provide a professional PA with speakers, mics, and cables. A small light rig can be provided upon request.
Past Booked Events
|September 13, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||National Hotel, Frenchtown NJ|
|November 09, 2014||Wedding Ceremony|
Don't Know Why
What a Wonderful World
Cheek to Cheek
House of the Rising Sun
Love Me Tender
Lady of Shallot
All Souls Night
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
May It Be
Hit the Road, Jack
Ms. Celie's Blues
We Are the Champions
Dust in the Wind
Falling In Love With You
|Alexey Babarykin||Guitar Player|
Influences & Inspiration
Loreena McKennitt, Enya, Tori Amos, Sarah McLachlan, Sinead O'Connor, Dead Can Dance, Portishead, Amy Winehouse, Alicia Keys, Adele, Dar Wlliams, Juliana Hatfield, Poe, PJ Harvey, Massive Attack, Julie Andrews, Loretta Lynn, Fleetwood Mac, Jefferson Airplane, Frank Sinatra, Paul McCartney, Simon & Garfunkle, many many more...
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