Jessie Rae’s music is raw, real, and full of feel. Alive with rough edges and magical moments, Jessie Rae mixes honest lyrics, smooth harmonies, and a bluesy beat, infusing Portland’s indie music scene with a fresh sound. Whether they’re playing original tunes or songs in the public domain, Jessie Rae’s roots in folk, blues, funk and pop is unmistakable. With such a diverse lineage, it’s no wonder Jessie Rae’s sound has been described as “roots pop with a blues edge” and “cool funky folk.” Joan Meyer’s songwriting brings a subtle yet soulful groove to the Jessie Rae sound. From the rootsy tone of Lauren Semler’s slide guitar to the sultry blues of the vocals, Jessie Rae offers a unique sound all its own.