Laura Joy

Laura Joy is a nationally touring artist who impresses audiences with her warmth, ability to connect emotionally, and her songs that touch the soul. She has opened for and shared stages with many nationally known touring artists including Restless Heart, Steve Poltz, Greg Brown, Robbie Fulks, and Miles Nielsen and The Rusted Hearts.

Laura has developed a unique playing and singing style that defies comparison. Her original songs that have won wide acclaim including first place at the Great River Folk Festival, best original song from NPR’s Chicagoland affiliate and repeat accolades at the Acorn Theater Songwriting Contest.

In person, Laura employs the right mix of her own compositions with carefully selected interpretations of other writers’ songs that keep the Joy vibe intact. The resulting music just makes people feel good. It’s a magnet that draws people in and holds them.

Laura Joy


Laura Joy

Style: Acoustic pop-rock, originals and covers

Performs: Solo with guitar, duo with bass, or full band

Recordings: Yellow CardinalStray Dog SessionsBetween our Words

Samples: “Takes a While”