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Laura Cheadle Featured on Jazzy Vegetarian Radio/Blog as the “Rockstar Vegan”

Review of Laura Cheadle’s “Chill” EP in The Key WXPN

Laura Cheadle Featured in The Intelligencer “Powerhouse Vocalist Laura Cheadle to perform Sunday at Puck”

Laura Cheadle Performance Review in BSCPBlues.org

Laura Cheadle Featured in Penn State Abington Article About Performing at Homecoming Festival opening for John Sebastian

Laura Cheadle Featured in The Hudson Reporter from Jersey City Pride Performance

Laura Cheadle featured in LNP-Lancaster Online performing at Gypsy Moon Blues Festival

Laura Cheadle featured in CURVE Magazine

NEW! Laura Cheadle mentioned in The Capital Gazette “Blues In The Rain” Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

NEW! Review of “I’ll Have A Blues Christmas” calling Laura Cheadle’s Original Christmas Song “Giving You Me For Christmas” sexier than “Santa Baby” in Music Whatever

NEW! Feature and Review of Laura Cheadle’s Christmas Album, “I’ll Have A Blues Christmas” on Clizbeats.com

NEW! Laura Cheadle on the cover and Featured in ION Indie Magazine ” Laura Cheadle Giving New Life To Blues and Jazz”

NEW! Laura Cheadle Featured in WilmU Magazine

NEW! Laura Cheadle Featured on Pages 28 and 58 in Blues E News Magazine

NEW! Laura Cheadle Featured in “100 Women We Love” GO Magazine

NEW! Laura Cheadle Review in Yo Philly Foodies about Sold Out Shows at Volver Kimmel Center

NEW! Laura Cheadle on Philly.com for Jazz It Up Philly Show Volver at Kimmel Center Philadelphia

NEW! Laura Cheadle Recap Show Review on Rock On Philly

NEW! Laura Cheadle interviewed on Rock On Philly: Billy Joel Edition

NEW! Laura Cheadle Family Blues Band Review from Volver at The Kimmel Center Blues Event on YoPhillyfoodies.com

NEW! Blues Review of “Where The Blues Hangs Out” on Mary4Music.com by Peter Lauro

NEW! Radio Interview on ‘The Kna-Lo Venge Show’

NEW!  Cover and Inside Feature Article in Pure Magazine

NEW! Laura Cheadle interviewed in ‘Music Whatever’

 NEW! Laura Cheadle interviewed live on PopCultured with Socially Dvoted

NEW! Laura Cheadle CD Review in The Feedback Society

NEW! Laura Cheadle Article on her performance on VH1 Party for Cameo Girl TV for La Bling Party

NEW! Laura Cheadle Interview on Cameo Girl TV

NEW! In depth Interview With Laura Cheadle on Dreamers Podcast

NEW! CD Review of Laura Cheadle Family Blues Band’s CD “Where The Blues Hangs Out”

NEW! Laura Cheadle Feature in ION Indie Magazine “12 Bar Stars”

NEW! Review of Laura Cheadle Band live at Untapped Event at Hard Rock Cafe

NEW! Laura Cheadle in The Downingtown Times

New! Interview with Suzanne Swanson on Blues Career

New! Laura Cheadle “Blues Belle” Article on WXPN XPN.org 

New! Laura Cheadle sings National Anthem in South Jersey Times/ NJ.com

New! Laura Cheadle Wins Best Blues Band in AC Weekly

New! Album Review in Down at The Crossroads

New! Laura Cheadle in Philadelphia Gay News

New! CD Release Review in Rock On Philly

NEW! Laura Cheadle in Guitar Girl Magazine http://www.guitargirlmag.com/news/rockin-around-the-kitchen-stove-holiday-recipes-from-some-of-our-favorite-musicians

NEW! Laura Cheadle Interview/Article in OM Times

NEW! Laura Cheadle in South Jersey Times Weekender

NEW! Philly.com Mention of Laura Cheadle Family Band appearing on the new reality show “Next Great Family Band” on COZI TV

NEW! Laura Cheadle Family Band appearing on new reality show: “Next Great Family Band” Article in South Jersey Times

NEW! Laura Cheadle Featured Artist in Indie Artist Spotlight on Clizbeats.com 

NEW! Article on Laura Cheadle and Her Touring Family Band in The South Jersey Times Newspaper

NEW! Article on Laura Cheadle Band Performing at Utica and Music & Arts Festival

NEW! Laura Cheadle Article in the Culver City Observer about her California Tour at The Joint and The Viper Room

NEW! Artist Spotlight on Laura Cheadle

NEW! Laura Cheadle Featured Article/Interview with eTalentShowcase.com

NEW! Laura Cheadle Featured in Article in The Courier Post 

NEW! Laura Cheadle Interview “Let’s Talk About it With Laura Cheadle” 

NEW! Laura Cheadle Profiled in an Article on Examiner.com:

NEW! Laura Cheadle full page Article in Gloucester County Times about her music and partnership with ICE Jewelry

NEW! “Meet Laura Cheadle” Interview with Author Lisette Brodey’s Character Molly Hacker

NEW! Laura Cheadle’s Song “In the AM” included on Saladworks 25th Anniversary Celebration Playlist

NEW! Laura Cheadle in the Trentonian

NEW! Laura Cheadle Band Live Performance Review on Tri State Indie

NEW! Article on Laura Cheadle in the Drexel University Triangle Newspaper

Laura Cheadle in City Arts: New York’s Culture Publication

Article on Laura Cheadle Band in Philadelphia Neighborhoods/WHYY

Laura Cheadle Featured in South Jersey Weekender by Gloucester County Times

Album Review of Laura Cheadle’s new album, “Change (It’s Alright)” in Songwriter’s Monthly Magazine


Laura Cheadle On the Cover of Gloucester County Times speaking about her Postponed Tour of Egypt

Live Performance Review of Laura Cheadle in STAGE Magazine

Laura Cheadle in Gloucester County Times

Laura Cheadle on PhillyBurbs.com

Laura Cheadle in Bucks Happening

Laura Cheadle in Ticket Magazine for Montgomery News

Laura Cheadle is the featured Artist in Women of Gloucester County Magazine

Laura Cheadle named a “Superwoman” of South Jersey in South Jersey Magazine

Laura Cheadle in US 1 Newspaper

Laura Cheadle Album Reviews of “Live On” & “A Christmas Album” Jersey Beat Magazine

Laura Cheadle Interview with SKOPE Magazine

Laura Cheadle “Live On” Album Reviews by SKOPE Magazine

Laura Cheadle on 6 ABC’s “TUNED IN”


What Drexel University students are saying about Laura Cheadle:

“As a musician. She is a hot musical act. But for real she is really good at what she does. My favorite part of her songs is the passion in her voice, she really lays it all out there. I respect vocalists who do not hold anything back when they sing. That high note in “Hey There Devil” that she hit literally gave me the chills. I’d ask her about some of the awards she has won, including the “Best Female Artist of 2010″ according to 93.7 WSTW.”

“I think Laura Cheadle is amazing! She was so raw and pure with her music. She is not one of those artists who sell out to become rich and famous. She purely performs for the music, which is so refreshing after all the Justin Biebers and other stupid artists that are currently popular…I would request for her to play Lay Me Down again because I really enjoyed the funky feel of the song. As soon as she started playing in general, I was surprised at how much feeling she had in her songs. She had such a strong, controlling voice when she began to sing, which was interesting coming from such a small girl. Whoever was in the room had to stare at her while she performed because she just had such a deep presence. She wrote all her own songs and they meant something to her, so she put her all into playing. It was very impressive.”

“Her work with her family is amazing, i can barely get through a sit down family dinner without my family fighting let alone tour and make music together. I really admire her passion and her love of the music, i get upset sometimes when bands i listen to change there sound to sell more records, some change their sound and inadvertently get more popular but that’s another story, her dedication to her style is something i would love to see in all artists today. It was also really chill to talk about pete&pete and Salute your shorts with her, she was very down to earth, really a great person and a great musician.”

“Laura is gorgeous and she has a beautiful voice to match it. I think it’s really cool that she writes and plays her own songs. She actually knows how to play the guitar and drums as well, which shows her diversity. A great feature about listening to Laura is her range. She can play Tower of Power funk music, but also switch it up and sing one of her own songs, such as “Lay Me Down”. I also think that the fact that she works so well with her family is a true testament to her character and shows that she is a good person.”


THE QUIET CORNER – JERSEYBEAT.COM

By Robert Barry Francos

LAURA CHEADLE is one of the more prolific artists in recent memory. Writing songs, playing guitar and singing, she is, as always, backed in her recording by her brother on electric guitar solos and her dad as producer (he as contributes various other instruments, including keyboards, mostly in the form of electric organ). There are a bunch of other musicians helping out to fill out the sound. Her newest is “Change (It’s Alright)” (lauracheadle.com), and it’s a little bit of a departure from her previous works. Sure, she’s still in the jazzy R&B mode, which suits her voice and material well, but there is more. Some of her earlier material had loose themes, be it holiday songs or steamy love bit, but this one is by far (in my opinion) her most mature work with well rounded sensibilities, great catch phrases, and her cleanest sound and mix. There’s still the steam, in the likes of “Hey There Devil” and the catchy “Sunday Naps,” but there’s also the R&B title cut raver which Marvin Gaye might nod at (no pun intended), and so on, like “Existing on Wishes,” “Blue Sky,” and “Rainy Day.” The last, unannounced track, is of a little girl singing, and as there is no reference, I’m not sure if that’s Laura as a kid or someone else, but it’s cute. Congrats, Laura.


Jersey Beat Magazine:

South Jersey girl LAURA CHEADLE is fun-kay; well, her music certainly is. With a sharp R&B feel, Laura’s music is positive, be it ballad or uptempo, and highly sensual, with numbers like the opener of “Live On” (lauracheadle.com), “Constantly,” “In the AM,” and “Whatever Moves You.” She whacks the listener on the side of the head with the mutha-funkin’ (her words) “Funk is Dead,” which has a wonderful catch that may have you humming well past listening. The prolific musician, with the help of her family of Cheadles, continually seems to produce memorable melodies, fun lyrics, and with Laura’s natural (i.e., not “studio-produced”) voice, you can dance, rock back and forth, or just smile, but you’re going to have a good time. As any reviewer knows, you listen to a CD perhaps a couple of times to get the feel of it, and then it goes on the shelf. Well this one will be joining the likes of Mary Gatchell (now THAT would be a great double bill), Tamara Hey and Angela Easterling on the regular playlist at this abode.


LAURA CHEADLE – LIVE ON

Getting off to a rousing start with the lively and exciting “Constantly,” this album offers one delightfully snappy, thrilling and spot-on pop-rock song after another. Laura Cheadle’s wonderfully warm, husky and robust full-throated voice belts out the thoughtful lyrics with infectiously hearty aplomb. The arrangements are crisp and tuneful, with the steady drums, equally sturdy basslines, and buzzing guitars keeping the music rich, catchy, funky, and flavorsome throughout. The songs neatly alternate between touching and subdued introspection (the moving “Answer Within Me,” the neatly bumping “In the AM”) and more energetic rock-outs (the smooth-grooving blast “Funk is Dead,” the punchy raver “Whatever Moves You”) with always pleasing and often uplifting results. A very cool and worthwhile album.”

-Review By: Joe Wawryzniak: JERSEYBEAT.COM

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