LAUREN LIGHT w/ SAM ROBERTSON & LESA SILVERMORE
In the music industry today, inspiring and making a true connection with your audience is a lost art. This is where Lauren Light’s story begins. Whether playing as a duo or with her full band, Lauren has the ability to connect and provide an unmatched energy and musicality like no other. Her sound is often compared to the likes of Adele, Katy Perry, Alanis Morissette, and Fiona Apple but Lauren’s style is defined by a unique quality all on its own. On stage she artfully crafts the perfect blend of rock, pop, storytelling, and powerfully soulful vocals. Her performances have a way of transcending the typical expectation of what a live music experience can be, consistently showcasing something new and different with each set played. Not only can this be experienced in person but also resonates in her studio work as well. Recently on April 12th, 2015 Lauren released her first full length EP, Take Me As I Am, featuring the title track of the same name. With her versatility on display, each track showcases the many facets of her music and incorporates the perfect amount pop hooks while remaining true to her soulfully driven rock roots. No matter the venue or studio space, live or recorded, the music and performance of Lauren Light remains powerful and true, showing no signs of slowing down.
For the few years Lauren has steadily been making a name for herself in the music industry not only locally but throughout the southeast and other parts of the United States as well. Born and raised in Lexington, NC, Lauren has remained true to her native state while cultivating her career as a musician and songwriter. She became passionate about music very early on in life, playing piano as early as age six, and singing from the moment she could speak. While in college, getting a Master’s certificate in Music Business/Songwriting from Berklee; Light began her career as a professional musician developing her own sound and honing her business skills while working for an emerging booking agency. Lauren remains true to herself and her music where everyday life, her experiences, and others around her are consistent influences that fuel that musical fire that shows no signs of fading away.
Sam Robertson is a melodious-folk musician originally from Denton, TX currently residing in Sarasota, FL. Blending smooth vocals, honest lyrics and haunting melodies, she mesmerizes her audience. Sam released her first EP , “The Ballad of Mary Rain” at age 17 and quickly gained local attention and received the title of “Best New Act” from Creative Loafing in Sarasota, FL. Robertson was also nominated for “Best Female Vocals” in the Dallas Observer Music Awards and has toured and opened for My Brightest Diamond, Tennis, Grimes, Seryn, and many more.
Lesa Silvermore is a young singer/songwriter from Sarasota, Florida. She has been independently managing her music and playing gigs since she was 16. Lesa’s style is a cross mixture of Indie-pop and Folk-blues. “Red Hair and Acoustic Guitars” was her first EP she put out in 2011 and in 2013 she collaborated with local musicians to produce her next EP “Rawr”. Lesa has just finished her first debut album “Doppelganger” that will be released May 2017.