Claire Adams

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Musically curious and multifaceted, Claire Adams has spent more than a decade touring, recording and songwriting to hone her melodic instincts and vision. A bassist, guitarist, singer and songwriter, Adams has lent a discerning ear and versatility to a number of projects.

Picking up guitar as a teenager, Adams was immediately drawn to songwriting. Her penchant for wordplay and melody led her to Nashville to study, write and perform, sparking an interest in traveling, touring and working in collaborative environments.

Upon returning closer to home in 2010, Adams set up shop in Kansas City, Missouri, and founded the eight-piece genre-jumping collective Claire and the Crowded Stage – a project that united her pop sensibilities with non-traditional instrumentation. This project teamed her up with guitarist Katy Guillen and drummer Stephanie Williams, leading them to form the nationally touring blues-rock trio Katy Guillen & the Girls in 2012, with Adams on bass and backing vocals.

Early 2019 finds Adams working on solo material, as well as collaborating with the Kansas City based string quartet Rewound, and jazz pianist Alyssa Murray.

  • Dates: June 21, 2019
  • Address: 405 S Gilbert St
  • Phone: P: (319) 430-2263
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Claire Adams
  • 405 S Gilbert St
  • Iowa City, IA 52240
  • June 21, 2019
  • Sanctuary Pub