Thoughts on my latest podcast and updated tour dates for Spring 2018! I want to be that little nudge of encouragement for your day, whatever that's filled with. So, go ahead. Ask for what you want. Give yourself that validation and permission. Then go forth and connect with everyone! Just make sure you're connecting in a real way. Connection is wasted if it's not authentic.Read More
FINALLY! A new Sparkle and Destroy podcast episode and some new live music news, too! I'll see you live for the free Play Like a Girl Showcase in LA this Nov. 30. Till then, listen to this behind the scenes podcast episode detailing the good, bad, and ugly of recording my newest album. Warning: It gets messy!Read More
A dancing hot dog man, two car crashes, and "Wallmarting" through hell and back. In this final installment of Hayley and the Crushers' Crusher Confessions Tour, we come out the other side smelling like a couple of Las Vegas urinal cakes with a musky touch of ... is that Hennessy and Chinese food?Read More
Warning: Tour memories are like photos from a crummy disposable camera. Some are pitifully undeveloped; some wildly overdeveloped, and some have my dumb thumb blocking the frame, so no one will even get it but me.Read More
Day 1 of our little Pacific Northwest Trip, we found the beat!
It was kind of a delightful surprise, really. We already knew we would be recording a few videos with our friend and Lost State Records label DIYer Trey Hanawalt (a SLO-Portland transplant), but we had no idea what that would really entail. We knew it would include a cool, inventive traveling drum kit called a Beatbox...Read More
Tour ended last week, but it really started nine months ago. Way before booking began, way before desperately emailing bands I’d never heard of, and way, way, way before 3,030+ miles in a stinky van with two bearded partners in crime.Read More
Ladyfest is an example to our youth, a tangible view of what a woman can be, if she so chooses. There is nothing more empowering than unleashing your authentic voice from the very pit of your belly, legs agape and firmly planted on the earth, heart open. Add in an instrument, acoustic, electric or otherwise...and you have a spiritual and empowering experience.Read More