Grace is an accomplished and sought-after guitarist and songwriter from Buffalo, NY. She plays intense, tasteful solos that take listeners on journeys to special places where they never want to leave. Lougen was voted “Buffalo’s Best Blues Guitarist” and "Best Original Solo Act" by the Buffalo Night-Life Magazine and "Best Female Performer" by the Sportsmen's Americana Music Foundation. She is active on the music scene playing out nearly every night. Lougen also tours in Europe and the US with award-winning bandleader Robert Parker in his band Freightrain, and Grace Stumberg, an incredible artist who also serves as Joan Baez’s background vocalist.
Grace Lougen has shared the stage with many national acts including The Indigo Girls, Albert Cummings, Selwyn Birchwood, Devon Allman, Will McFarlane, and the late Leon Russel. She also travels as guitar tech for folk legend, Joan Baez. In the studio, Lougen has contributed her songwriting and guitar playing to over a dozen full-length records. From the thousands of shows she has played, the many records released, and the countless artists performed with, Grace has developed into a first-rate, well-rounded musician.
“Grace is an excellent guitarist who has a deep love and passion for the instrument… Linear and soul-powered with 1st rate tones, style, and class.” - Joe Romagnola of Grooveyard Records.Grace’s performances are listed under the “Upcoming Shows” tab. You can also follow her adventures on Facebook, Instagram, and by joining the mailing list on this site.