Lara Herscovitch

Durham, CT United States

Bio: Lara Herscovitch is “captivating” ( “A remarkable performer” (WSHU Profiles in Folk), “one hell of a find” (New Haven Advocate). A unique and engaging singer-songwriter, Lara’s music is an original blend of contemporary acoustic/folk with pop, Latin, jazz, and blues influences. “Delicious” (, smart, poetic and witty, Lara “masterfully” ( merges soulful melodies with “perfect wordcrafting” (New Haven Advocate) and “keen intelligence” (The Chronicle). She is “inspiring” (Manchester VT Journal), “fresh and invigorating” (Music Morsels), with a voice “clear and smooth like expensive liquor” (Northeast Performer). Newly selected as Connecticut State Troubadour (2009-2010); “a still-rising talent who is truly someone to watch for.” (Acoustic Live)

"…Her voice and performance style had me captivated right away. She truly stands out in a crowd of rising folksingers" (Valley Folk). “The more you listen, the more you will like what she does” (Green Man Review); it is “pure musical poetry” (The Courier). Her latest CD, Through A Frozen Midnight Sky, is “simple magic” (Westport Magazine); “it’s rare to come across poets able to inject such an achingly human and knowing warmth into their work... It’s obvious that this musician-composer has hit her stride, that her star’s still rising” (Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange).

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