Laura Wetzler
Gig Seeker Pro

Laura Wetzler

New York City, New York, United States | INDIE

New York City, New York, United States | INDIE
Band World Singer/Songwriter


This band has not uploaded any videos
This band has not uploaded any videos



""An amazingly gifted singer,songwriter and ethnic folklorist""

"An amazingly gifted singer,songwriter and ethnic folklorist" - David Amram

""Hauntingly beautiful""

"Hauntingly beautiful"
- Radio Centreville Montreal

""Clear soaring voice, exceptionally compelling""

Laura Wetzler was a real find for me; a clear soaring voice, exceptionally compelling. - New Directions NYC

""Laura Wetzler Paints Portraits Like Nobody Else""

Whether it's an ode to the infamous Gowanus Canal or to the fabulous adventures of a developmentally- disabled woman named Annie, Laura Wetzler paints portraits like nobody else. Steve Boockvar WORTV


""Laura can belt out a song with the best singers on the circuit""

Laura can belt out a song with the best singers on the circuit… the kind of conversation that is rarely heard except around a kitchen table late at night.
Vic Heyman, SINGOUT!
- Vic Heyman, Singout! Magazine

""Superb performances""

'impressive poetic gifts"
"insightful ballads of love and the human condition" - Robert Sherman WFUV, NYTimes

""brilliant piece of work""

Flying CD: "brilliant piece of work" - Bill Hahn, WFDU

""Simple beauty...big ideas""

"Simple beauty...big ideas" - Larry Parnass, Daily Hampshire Gazette

"Named in "1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die""

Named in "1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die" - Tom Moon, NPR

""A Consummate Performer...Terrific Evening ""

A consummate performer with a powerful,
yet refined voice. She brings a wealth of knowledge of traditional styles to her own finely crafted songs;
A terrific evening. Richard Cuccaro,
FAST FOLK/Acoustic Live NYC

- Richard Cuccaro Acoustic Live NYC

"Vastly impressive"

"impressive poetic gifts...superb performances." - Robert Sherman WFUV/New York Times


Songwriter's Notebook
Kabbalah Music
Again! Again!
Celebrate Peace Compilation
Crossroads Cafe Compilation
Independent Music Compilation
Oasis Radio Compilations
Airplay on 600 stations: College, Public & Community Radio



ASCAP Plus Award winning singer-songwriter-guitarist Laura Wetzler, the restless daughter of a truck driver and a synagogue music director, grew up wailing Beatles and Carole King tunes into a spoon mic on her mother's organ bench. As a kid, she taught herself guitar, studied clarinet, and timed cuts for her mother's worldbeat radio show featuring obscure field recordings from Jewish communities in Africa and Asia. Billie Holiday, Shoshana Damari, Nina Simone, Aretha and Joni Mitchell rounded out her scholarship degree in voice. With roots in NY's downtown Fast Folk & Brooklyn arts scenes and a passion for music history Laura has created over 35 different shows featuring intimate original story songs, and a high energy, wildly diverse American blues, folk rock, jazz, family, and worldbeat repertoire. "great voice, great writing" WBAI-NYC.