Valerie June

Growing up with strong influences in gospel, R&B, and soul music in Tennessee, Valerie June first began performing in Memphis in 2000 as part of the duo Bella Sun before launching her solo career exploring what she called “organic moonshine roots music.” Her 2013 label debut Pushin’ Against a Stone, co-produced by Dan Auerbach, and including “Working Woman Blues,” co-written with Booker T. Jones, garnered worldwide acclaim. Recorded during the pandemic, The Moon and the Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers was released in 2021.