(Don't) Hold Me Back
X Marks Me
THIS IS ME
"Creates Music That Matters"
- Leslie Yager Greenwich Free Press
19-year-old singer-songwriter Emma Friedman's songs are heartfelt, organic, and showcase her ability to tap into emotions and tell her unique story. Her folksy voice and style is reminiscent of Brandi Carlile with songwriting akin to Julien Baker. Originally from Connecticut, Emma now resides in Boston while studying at Berklee College of Music.
In May of 2016, Emma showcased her distinctive voice and accomplished songwriting at the Greenwich Town Party. At the festival, she opened for acclaimed bands Alabama Shakes, Carolyn Wonderland and Steely Dan. Shortly after, Emma was selected as a winner of the “Performing Songwriter” showcase at Berklee College of Music. Most recently, Emma released her second EP, "Swimming Lessons", during the summer of 2018. Emma’s wide-ranging influences include Brandi Carlile, Hozier, Bon Iver, Julien Baker, The Staves, and Ben Howard.