Laura Cortese

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Laura Cortese
Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards at Parkfestivalen 2015 - 2031.jpg
Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards on Swedish tour 2015.
Background information
OriginSan Francisco, CA
InstrumentsVocals, Fiddle
Associated actsTao Rodríguez-Seeger, Uncle Earl, Hanneke Cassel

Laura Cortese is an American singer, songwriter, and fiddler. She was born in San Francisco and attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she is currently based.

Cortese regularly performs solo, with Tao Rodríguez-Seeger in the Anarchist Orchestra, and with Hanneke Cassel and Lissa Schneckenburger in Halali. In the past she has played with acts including Uncle Earl, Band of Horses[1] and Pete Seeger.[2] She is also a co-founder of the Boston Celtic Music Festival.

Solo discography[edit]

  • All in Always (2016)
  • Into the dark (2013)
  • Acoustic project (2010)
  • Bad Year: Single (2008)
  • Blow the Candle Out (2007)
  • even the lost creek (2006)
  • Hush (2004)


  1. ^ "Band Of Horses / June 11, 2009 / New York (Carnegie Hall)". Billboard. 2009-06-15. Retrieved 2017-03-08.
  2. ^ "Gig review: Laura Cortese - The Scotsman". 2009-05-27. Retrieved 2017-03-08.

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