A mix between Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks and Natalie Merchant, Raina can go toe to toe with any of them, yet she has a style that is uniquely her own. Raina’s fresh folk/Americana vibe, infused with a splash of country, delivers catchy uplifting and melodic melodies, relatable lyrics, and a soulful voice that captures her audience.
An accomplished singer-songwriter, Raina’s honest songwriting evokes thought provoking emotions in her listeners and her catchy, uplifting melodies will stick in your head long after her performance is over. With her 5 piece band, Raina’s original toe tapping songs truly come alive as Americana folk/rock with a twist of country. Her songs focus on themes of love, home, Western Canadian landscape, internal harmony, the environmental and political.
Raina delivers authentic originals in a signature style that is uniquely her own. Folk/rock Americana infused with a splash of country, that she likes to call Canadiana, distinguishes her trademark sound. With catchy melodies, lyrics that connect with her audience and a soulful voice that soothes your ears and makes you want to keep listening, Raina has emerged as a poignant songwriter.
"An infectious artist that possess a “Gold Standard” voice, songwriting, appeal, talent, vocal passion and overall artistic presence. She is an impressive songwriter and singer and the music is warm, marketable, uplifting and very passionate."- Cyrus Rhodes, music reviewer, Muses Muse Songrwriting Resource.