Mieka Pauley began as a solo artist in Boston. Her haunting voice and heartbreaking lyrics gained her more than a few fans, securing her bills with Citizen Cope, KT Tunstall, Natasha Bedingfield, Ben Kweller, Mason Jennings, John Legend, the Avett Brothers and many others. She's performed at the Newport Folk Festival, The Rock Boat and the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, among other festivals; she's performed the national anthem three times for the Boston Red Sox; and she performed on PRI's Mountain Stage. She won the first ever Starbucks Emerging Artist Award and the New York Songwriters Circle Songwriting Contest, she's been nominated for multiple Boston Music Awards, and she was named Cosmopolitan Magazine's Fun Fearless Female Rockstar of the Year. She continues to constantly tour the country, performing over 150 shows a year.