Laura Benitez

4.7 (44)
From Berkeley, CA
SinceNovember, 2021

Laura Benitez is not only a singer and songwriter, but also the founder of the Bay Area's beloved country band, Laura Benitez and the Heartache. Her passion for music is channeled through her incorporation of the classic three chord style of country music, through which she paints an honest and authentic picture of love, whiskey, and the open road. With performances spanning from the West Coast to even Nashville, Laura and her band have wowed crowds at festivals and venues alike. Her exceptional talent was recognized in 2016, when her song "Our Remember Whens" was granted an Honorable Mention in the esteemed American Songwriter Magazine Lyric Contest. Ultimately, Laura values the ability to share her music and connect with her audience above all else.
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Service as described 4.9
Communication 4.7
Punctuality 4.6
Courtney T.
Working with Laura was an absolute delight. Her level of responsiveness and professionalism left a lasting impression on me, and the stunning music she produced for my husband's 60th birthday celebration was truly unforgettable. I cannot thank you enough, Laura, for the exceptional job that you did.
February 4, 2023
Samantha B.
My boyfriend's birthday party was planned by both Laura and me. Her extensive music list proved to be exceptionally useful, and she incorporated the songs we adore into her repertoire in a short amount of time. We were completely enamored with her beautiful voice, and I must say that thanks to her, our guests had an amazing time at the party. We're extremely pleased to have connected with Laura and eagerly await our next gathering where we know she'll be the guest of honor because of her infectious energy and stunning singing voice.
September 14, 2022
Brandon S.
Laura was hired to perform at a birthday dinner. Her communication was clear and prompt, and she arrived on time in a professional manner. Despite being requested to play songs outside of her usual repertoire, she was accommodating and gladly fulfilled our wishes. Overall, we had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed her music, and would highly recommend her to others.
June 17, 2022
William M.
Hosting a party with Laura was an absolute delight - her calming voice and familiar tunes set the perfect atmosphere. I am thrilled to have hired her and will certainly be recommending her services to both loved ones and acquaintances.
May 22, 2022
William F.
Laura and Bob were exceptional and extremely adaptable in managing the party proceedings. Their style was precisely what I had envisioned to add a unique flavor to my husband's birthday celebration, comprising bourbon and bluegrass music.
April 4, 2022