Blending indie rock, folk and country as effortlessly as a plow through fertile prairie, this Riverfront Times nominated ‘Best Female Singer Songwriter’ and ‘Best Female Vocalist’ has garnered an enthusiastic following thanks to her acclaimed solo album, “Wish I Were You.”
– 88.1 KDHX
Having independently released two successful EPs and, most recently, a full length album on vinyl, Beth Bombara is now more wanderer than “wonderer”. A Grand Rapids, MI native and current St. Louis resident, Beth has developed her signature sound over the past decade, drawing inspiration from not only her favorite rock, blues, and folk musicians but also from the places she’s lived in and toured through over the years, first as a member of Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers and then as a solo artist.
Beth has steadfastly grown into her identity as a strong musician first and foremost, loath to be categorized as another delicate female singer-songwriter. Beth’s versatility in live performances and multi-instrumental chops make her much more than just another “girl with a guitar”.
“Wish I Were You culls the best attributes of [Bombara’s] earlier releases and amplifies the strains of genteel country-rock and pensive, wizened balladry…”
– Christian Schaeffer, The Riverfront Times
A notable element of and frequent contributor to the St. Louis music community, Beth is poised and ready to share her songs and her stories with a larger audience.
“Beth effortlessly weaves her way through folk, alt-country, and rock, pairing memorable melodies with lyrics that resonate with the human experience.”
“Her new album Wish I Were You is a mature effort that highlights her honest voice, earnest songwriting, and intimate performance.”
“This sweet spot between bare-bones folk and low-slung rock offers Bombara her most fertile ground and provides several standout moments.”
–The Riverfront Times
“She’s got the right amount of warble and twang to make her indie folk rock soulful and inviting.”
Beth Bombara and the Robotic Foundation