Hannah Rae Beale
October 17, 2020, 12:30:00 AM
Michigan-raised and Nashville-based, Hannah Rae Beale is a singer and songwriter who defies genres and stereotypes. Composing and performing original music at age 15, Hannah played all over western Michigan by 16, and her recording debut came with not one, but two EPs—“Dirt” and “Hold Tight”. Beale began sharing the stage with Milwaukee Music award, and Wisconsin Area Music Industry award winner, Ethan Keller. Hannah Rae Beale's first single, "Ain't Nobody," co-written and produced with Keller, debuted on 88 Nine Radio Milwaukee early 2011, and garnered a grand amount of positive feedback.
Hannah simultaneously released two EP's Dirt and Hold Tight in spring 2011. She then co-headlined a summer Midwest/east coast tour with the Ethan Keller Group, performing for thousands at outdoor festivals in Michigan and Wisconsin, and showcasing for industry professionals from Milwaukee to New York. She is influenced by, and compared to artists like Adele, Hasley, and Tori Kelly. Hannah has appeared at prestigious venues like Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee, WI, The House of Blues, On the Rox, and The Viper Room in Los Angeles, CA, the Devos Place in Grand Rapids, MI, Opry Mills in Nashville, TN and the Traverse City Film Festival, where her song "Keep Talking" was featured on the compilation CD.