Photo by: Roman Sobus
Biography: Hannah Frank is a Songwriter with soul shaking lyrics and lots of aplomb. Her original music is intriguing to fans of folk, rock, jazz blues and more. Evolving from a solo troubadour to a bandleader, she is backed up by versatile and capable musicians including Meg Thomas Percussion, Victor Sanders (electric guitar) and Ben E. Miller (bass). Additionally she has performed with Marlon Washington (violin) and Kevin Rush (guitar). As Hannah continues to write songs, Hannah Frank Group performs live and most recently celebrated their LIVE EP (Released September 2014 at Mayne Stage in Chicago, IL).
Inspired by artists like Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan, fans also compare her sound to Laura Nyro and Bonnie Raitt. Her band has performed in venues ranging from Hard Rock Cafe Chicago to Subterranean and Beat Kitchen, opening for acts such as Taildragger Blues Band (Delmark Records). Hannah Frank’s music has been featured on WDCB 90.9FM on “American Backroads” programming alongside music by Mavis Staples and Wilco, The Razor and Di Show on WLUW 88.7FM, Chicago Acoustic Underground Podcast, and live at the Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival in Chicago, IL for three years running.
Currently, Hannah Frank Group is working diligently on two full-length albums, showcasing just a handful of the hundreds of songs Hannah has written in her twenty years of playing. Hannah Frank Group is seeking booking, collaboration, production and management opportunities to bring the music to more souls. The goal of the music is to show that music is a universal language and that love conquers all.