Laura Gibson

Laura GibsonLaura Gibson (February 2017) an Oregon born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist currently living in New York City, where she is completing an MFA in Fiction Writing at Hunter College. Laura’s 2008 SXSW performance was the inspiration for NPR music’s Tiny Desk Concert series.She performed the first and 200th Tiny Desk Concert. In 2015, Gibson was principal composer and lyricist for Up the Fall, a musical production created for performers with developmental disabilities, for the Portland-based Non-Profit PHAME Academy. She has also collaborated with Oregon Ballet Theater and Portland Playhouse.

Gibson currently records for the US Independent Label Barsuk Records, and the Berlin-based label City Slang. Gibson’s new album “Empire Builder” was released April 1, 2016.