Jessica Lavallee is an Ottawa-based singer-songwriter, two-time Canadian Idol contestant and top-ten performer on Country Music Television's Karaoke Star, recorded in Banff, Alberta with CMT. She has also performed at popular festivals throughout Eastern Ontario.
Born on the northern reaches of Newfoundland and Labrador, Jessica Lavallee was raised in the remote village of Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon on the lower north shore of Quebec, an area unique to the province due to its close proximity to Newfoundland and Labrador, and Canada's east coast.
Jessica's love and natural ear for music began when she was just two years old years while listening to her father - also a musician - play the guitar, fiddle, accordion and harmonica. Jessica made her initial debut at six years old playing in a local festival in Labrador not far from home.
Influenced by many music styles like; classic country, Irish, Blues and Southern Rock she blends them with her unique, powerful voice and sings stories that stays true to her roots.
Jessica would go on to produce her first recording at just 13 years old, and soon began travelling the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador playing local venues and on board an American cruise ship when it set ashore.
Jessica is a graduate of the Music Industry and Performance program at the College of the North Atlantic in Stephenville, NL and for the past few years Jessica has played in local clubs and festivals.
In November 2015, Jessica embarked on her greatest feat yet when she recorded her first EP, consisting of original tracks, at Kent Wells Productions in Nashville Tennessee.
Jessica is a down to earth artist that gives it her all when she performs and leaves you wanting more.