Songstress, visual artist & multi-instrumentalist Heather Taylor lights up the stage with her award winning folk & soul influenced tunes. Heather Taylor is creative to her core. Classically trained at The Crane School of Music, the Asheville, NC resident is accompanied by her octave mandolin and flute. She draws elements of blues, Americana, roots and rock into her songwriting. Taylor won the Brown Bag Songwriting Competition in 2017 and her more recent accolades include her win as Mountain Xpress readers’ second favorite local lyricist in the 2019 Best Of WNC survey, a solo debut at the international Fall LEAF Festival at Lake Eden, and a tour as a part of the NC Songsmiths collective. Heather is currently and actively working towards releasing original tunes and monthly cover songs to her patrons through Patreon.