Upon moving to Toronto at age 18, Chloë began frequenting open mics with her grandfather’s old telecaster and a collection of lighthearted pop songs that she had written in high school.
Before long she had formed a four piece band called Dreamboat and was playing shows at little bars on the west side of Toronto. Over time she gained confidence as a band leader, and her songwriting style morphed as she experimented with different genres.
Life experience goes a long way in the development of any artist. In Chloë’s case, nothing has influenced her work more than her recent backpacking trip through Asia. She returned to home soil teeming with inspiration and an unbridled sense of freedom to explore the limits of her creativity.
Since then she has performed her new material extensively as a solo artist, and began learning to use LogicPro software to record demos of her songs. She has challenged herself with new projects such as playing keyboards and singing backup vocals in a band, Pete Casey and the Vikkies; doing songwriting sessions, and scoring the soundtrack to a short film; Scattered.
Growing up with musician parents meant that venues like the Dakota Tavern and the Cameron House have always felt like home turf, but making debuts on these stages with her own projects has been extremely rewarding. Chloë will begin recording an EP in the coming months and looks forward to forming a band in the near future.