“With her gorgeous, emotional voice and a chorus that resonates deeply, Julie has not only created a memorable piece of music but also a source of comfort for those navigating the complexities of the human experience. Keep an eye on Julie Lavery-she has the potential to become one of the most influential singer-songwriters of our time.” -Shaun Zizi

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“Much like activist musicians like Joan Baez and Carly Simon, Julie sings as if there are no secrets between her and her fans. Often discussing socially charged topics such as politics, religion, women's right and mental health, Julie doesn't censor herself for the benefit of appeasing the music industry.”-Derek Jones

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The combination of old school energy and classic vocal tone on this one made it an immediate “yes” for me. This is my first time learning about Lavery, but I don’t think it’s the last time we’ll be featuring this amazing voice on our site. The lyrics will have you asking spiritual, deep questions that are a bit outside of the traditions of the country vein of genres. The track kicks into more of a modern country gear later in the song, but the early contemplative folk ethos is what we enjoy the most on this one.” - Greg Jones

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“The quasi-Celtic, country-tinged soundscape materialises the image: you are in a pristine woodland, perhaps just next to a cliff, living your romance away from society, perhaps hoping to hide from heaven’s judgement. Then comes her sweet yet austere voice and makes it clear she wants more.”- Fernando de Oliveira Lucio

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BIO-

Julie Lavery was born and raised right outside of Boston, MA. She graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2010 where she studied songwriting and performance under some of the greats including Livingston Taylor, Jack Perricone and Pat Pattison.  

Right after graduation, Julie moved to Orlando, FL for her first paid gig as Ariel in, "The Voyage of the Little Mermaid." Wanting to pursue her dreams of writing and performing original music, she moved to Los Angeles and met up with her future husband Spencer Broschard.  They started a band together called The Running Mates and had success via YouTube with over 185k subscribers and upwards of 15 million views.  

Since moving to Nashville in 2020, Julie has gone on a national tour with recording artist, Sarah Darling. In September 2022, Sarah and Julie opened for Carly Pearce on the European leg of her 29 tour. Two of Julie's original songs (A Woman's Touch and If You Wanna Break Up) aired on episode 9 of FOX's, Monarch starring Susan Sarandon and Trace Adkins. In a dream come true moment, Julie sang background vocals on a track for Dolly Parton's album, Rockstar. Her original song, "Stars and Stripes," went viral on Tik Tok, with it's poignant and piercing lyrics cutting right to the heart of her listeners. Windsong, Cleveland's Feminist chorus performed “Stars and Stripes,” for their spring concert entitled, “A Concert for Rage,” which was inspired by the writings of author Myisha Cherry.

Most recently, Julie has been in the studio writing and recording new music for her upcoming EP, Wild Child. The title track is available now everywhere music is streamed and the next single, “Far Out” drops on 5/24/24.

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