A unique acoustic singer songwriter with a large collection of eclectic original and cover songs.
Rachel was on time and very professional! Provided awesome music for our Grad party! Great voice many guests loved the live music it truly brings a party together. Highly recommend her for you event!!
Everything was excellent, wonderful artist!
Response from Rachel Shortt:
Thank you so much for having me! You were a lovely host.
Rachel was nothing short of fantastic. She really made the event work. Recommended without reservation.
I booked Rachel to sing for my wedding and she was amazing!!! She has such a wonderful energy and a beautiful voice. She is truly a very gifted and talented artist! Thanks so much Rachel for being a part of our very special day!!
Response from Rachel Shortt:
Thank you so much for your kind words. It was an honor and a privilege to be a part of your wedding!
We booked Rachel for a family event at our home. She is talented and professional, and made our event a super success! She arrived promptly as scheduled and didn't miss a beat the entire afternoon. I couldn't be happier that we booked Rachel and I look forward to having her back for more events in the future! She is a STAR!
Rachel performed at my husband's 40th birthday party. She was a pleasure to work with! She responded immediately to my inquiry and was very professional throughout the whole process. She sounded great and had a wide variety of songs that she played. I'd recommend her to anyone looking for a singer/acoustic guitar player.
Price Range: $150 and up
Gig Length: 5 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
If it’s not original, it’s not art. So it should go without saying that Rachel Shortt is an original artist. A self-taught singer/songwriter with heart and voice in perfect harmony, articulating the full range of human emotion and experience. She makes each performance one of a kind with her unique way of connecting with the audience.
Rachel Shortt is an original artist. A self-taught singer/songwriter with heart and voice in perfect harmony, articulating the full range of human emotion and experience. She makes each performance one of a kind with her unique way of connecting with the audience.
Her provocative lyrics approach poetry in their elegant simplicity and ability to stand alone. But with the overlay of Rachel's instrumental artistry, her original work provides a bold new language for those who seek a sound with passion and purpose. Even when performing a popular cover song she pays homage to the original artist while also offering her own unique flavor, breathing new life into each song she plays.
As a native Clevelander, Rachel has performed in both large and small venues, from House of Blues and Kent Stage to cafes and charity events and also specializes in corporate events, private parties & Weddings.
Additional Booking Notes
Please email me to discuss as this is based on the type of performance.
Past Booked Events
|July 06, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
|June 23, 2018 • 4:30pm - 8:30pm||Graduation|
|August 06, 2017 • 10:30am - 11:30am||Worship Service|
|May 29, 2016 • 4:30pm - 9:00pm||Graduation|
|October 24, 2015||Wedding Reception|
|April 04, 2015||Public Event|
|February 22, 2015||Concert Venue|
|December 12, 2014||Christmas Party|
|November 29, 2014||Wedding Reception|
|September 20, 2014||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 19, 2014||Wedding Ceremony|
|August 22, 2014||Festival|
|July 19, 2014||Graduation|
|June 22, 2014||Private Party|
|June 21, 2014||Wedding Ceremony|
I play a wide variety of original music as well as cover songs and am willing to learn songs for certain events provided there is enough turn around time.
|Rachel Shortt||Singer, Songrwriter, Musician|
Influences & Inspiration
Natalie Merchant, The Beatles, Cat Power, Likki Li, Sheryl Crow, Al Green, Moody Blues, Death Cab For Cutie, Sarah McLachlan
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