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Singer-songwriter, Rachel Curtis is based out of Lansing, MI. Her music features unique seasoned vocals, creative songwriting and heartfelt melodies while incorporating styles of Alternative Folk & Pop. Her live band members include: Jason Marr on electric guitar, Tyler Tesla on bass & Danny Lindstrom on drums.
She is known for being a 2018 American Idol contestant and was selected by the iconic Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan to be one of the 169 contestants to move on to Hollywood week out of around 45,000 auditioners. Rachel has been the opening act for nationally touring bands such as Grammy Award winning & nominated artists, Gladys Knight 2018, Tyler Ramsey (from Band of Horses) 2018 & Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 2016. Also, artists like Cole Swindell, Chris Janson, Tracy Lawrence and Clare Dunn 2019. She was part of the 2019 CMA Fest, playing the Spotlight Stage at the Music City Center. Her first EP "Senses" was released in May of 2018. She released 5 singles throughout 2019 that included, Dandelions, Intertwine, Penny Pincher, Adam & Eve & Blue. Her original work was a top 3 finalist for WYCE "Best Contemporary Folk Album of the Year" 2020. Rachel thrives to inspire and reach people emotionally through her music and be inspired in return.