A native St. Louisan, singer/songwriter Laura Green has been performing for over a decade, singing a variety of types of music, including rock, folk and jazz. In 2014, Laura found her voice in the blues, coming onto the St. Louis blues scene with the Laura Green Blues Band. She began writing music.
In 2016, Laura joined forces with guitarist Rich McDonough and formed The Green McDonough Band. The Green McDonough Band did a 3 week European tour, were nominated for Best Blues Band of 2016 by the Riverfront Times and were semi-finalists at the 2017 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Laura wrote 3 of the songs on their debut album, which was one of KDHX’s top played CDs of 2016 and made the list of Alive Magazine’s Best of 2016 St. Louis Area, Blues, Jazz and Crossover Recordings. Laura’s original, Bone to Pick, was featured on The St. Louis Blues Society’s 16 in 16 Album.
In 2017, Laura was featured in the St. Louis Blues Society’s March/April Bluesletter as one of St. Louis’ Women of the Blues. Inspired by the Me Too Movement, Laura has recently released a new single, Stronger. The proceeds of Stronger will be donated to charities that empower women who are victims of domestic abuse. Laura is currently working on an original album for 2019.