Laura Lizcano is a Colombian-born singer-songwriter based in New
York. Influenced by artists like Norah Jones, Natalia Lafourcade and
Caroline Shaw, Lizcano combines her formal training as a jazz vocalist
with her love of folk, pop and contemporary classical music. This
combination of styles is evident within her own lyrically-driven
Lizcano has opened for Deb Talan at Le Poisson Rouge in New York and City Winery in Philadelphia. She has also opened for Gaby Moreno
and Sammy Miller and the Congregation at World Cafe Live in
Philadelphia. She has been featured in the virtual Wawa
Welcome America Festival (2020) and Philadelphia's iconic Philly Folk
Fest (2020, 2021 & 2022).
Additionally, Laura regularly collaborates with Almanac Dance
Circus Theatre and has written and performed her original music for two of the company's original shows: Happy Hour (Cannonball Festival 2021, Miniball 2022) and Armor (2021), which was commissioned by and
presented at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Almanac is featured in the music vide for her song Major Tom.
Lizcano's self-released debut EP, Chance on Me (2018), was followed by
her first full-length studio album, Heart (2020). Her more recent album Daughter of the Sea is now available on all streaming platforms.
Photo by Chris Sikich