Vaughan Penn
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Vaughan Penn @ Private House Party

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

Vaughan Penn @ The Revival Grill

Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA

Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA

Vaughan Penn @ Riverbend Music Festival

Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

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The best kept secret in music


“It’s no wonder Vaughan Penn’s songs keep turning up on television soundtracks including Fox’s “Boston Public” and NBC’s “Providence” within the last year. The singer/songwriter’s new album “Transcendence” is perfectly cinematic and sounds as if it’s just waiting to accompany some drama of your own.” - David Menconi

“Penn has maintained the introspective folk-rock meets pop feeling that is so prominent on the Billboard charts today with artists such as Sheryl Crow, Michelle Branch, and Angie Aparo.” - Emily White

“Vaughan is the real deal! Her songs are personal and her voice captivating. Some artists are born with natural talent. Vaughan is one of those people. When she opens her mouth, you can be sure the next note will move you.” - Kevin Edelman, Music Supervisor

“North Carolina has a budding superstar in its midst and may not even know it yet. Vaughan’s versatility has her mentioned in the same breath with artists as diverse as Lucinda Williams, Sheryl Crow, Shawn Colvin and Nanci Griffith.” - Ogi Overman

“If heartfelt music like this can be achieved in the living room, perhaps artists should reconsider before spending millions in the studios.” - Kristi Singer

“She sounds a bit like Jewel and looks a little like Sheryl Crow; this NC native is on her way to the top!” - The EDGE


Angels Fly (2005)
Eight songs from this cd have been featured on major network TV shows.

Transcendence (2003)
Seven songs from this cd have been featured on major network TV shows.

Somebody Besides Yourself (2001)
Four songs from this cd where on the hit show "Providence". Several songs co-produced by Ben Keith.

The World's Alright (1999)
This CD was popular throughout Scandanivia and continues to receive airplay in Norway and Sweden.


Feeling a bit camera shy


Vaughan Penn is a singer, songwriter, musician and performer from North Carolina who moved to Los Angeles, Nashville, and toured Europe but she has returned to North Carolina for a time of writing, recording, and performing her music in both small and large venues. In the past three yars she has had the pleasure of opening for such luminaries as Melissa Etheridge (Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek), Huey Lewis and The News (Regency Amphitheatre in Cary), The Indigo Girls (Regency Amphitheatre in Cary), Nanci Griffith (Sunset Music Festival in Newport), and Edwin McCain(Speedstreet in Charlotte). She has also shared the stage with Emmylou Harris, Angie Aparo, Shawn Mullins, Buddy Miller and the Delevantes and others. Vaughan’s unique style of music appeals to a wide and varied audience. Her live performance combines a captivating stage presence with a sincere passion for connecting with her audience.

On February 21, 2003 Vaughan released her third cd, Transcendence. The songs on Transcendence have been well received by Directors and Music Supervisors and seven songs from the CD have been used on major network television shows and new DVD’s. Most recently, a song was chosen for the upcoming "Dawson’s Creek" DVD and Internet Soundtrack. A song, “If You Could See,” was featured on the January 22, 2004 episode Fox TV’s hit drama Tru Calling. Three songs from Transcendence, “The Deeper I Fall,” “If You Could See,” and “I Can’t Help Myself,” will be featured on the new 20th Century Fox "Roswell" DVD to be released in April 2004. Another song from Transcendence, “Brokenhearted,” was used on three major television shows in 2003, Fox TV’s hit drama Boston Public which aired on April 28th; Fox TV’s Tru Calling on November 13th; and, most recently, “Brokenhearted” was chosen for Jerry Bruckheimer’s (American Gigolo, Flashdance, Beverly Hills Cop), SKIN which premiered in the Fall of 2003.

Vaughan’s first music placements were songs from her second indie cd, Somebody Besides Yourself which she released in 2000. Four songs from the CD were featured on NBC’s hit show "Providence" and the reruns are currently broadcast throughout the world as well as US television. Another song was on NBC’s Cold Feet.