Rebecca Haviland is a Grammy awarding winning vocalist and multi-instrumentalist with extensive songwriting, performance & touring experience. She recently completed a year playing keyboards and guitar for multi-platinum selling pop artist Rachel Platten, which included television performances on Ellen and Good Morning America with performances across North America, Europe, Australia and Japan. Rebecca, the granddaughter of jazz musicians, got her start at a young age when her father started sneaking her into bars when she was 13 to sit in with her uncle's band.
Her own band, Rebecca Haviland and Whiskey Heart, includes members Chris Anderson (Martin Sexton), Todd Caldwell (C S & N) & Kenny Shaw (Dispatch). They have performed in support of Roberta Flack, James McCartney, Rick Springfield, and Martin Sexton. Their first album, released in 2012, received awards in the International Songwriting Competition and Unsigned Only Competition.
Rebecca's new album entitled "Bright City Lights" was released in April of 2018 and produced by Don DiLego (Jesse Malin, Hollis Brown) at Atomic Sound in Brooklyn. It reflects Rebecca’s experiences on the road encompassing American roots music.
"Rebecca Haviland is breaking barriers with her eclectic form of Americana," - No Depression
"Rebecca Haviland asserts her individual voice as an expressive force on the passion-fueled Bright City Lights, a gritty exploration of identity and culture," - Atwood Magazine