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About rachel Andie

 

Rachel Andie is a Japanese American multi-instrumentalist and songwriter based in Philadelphia. Raised in Lansdale, PA; Andie has been vibrant piece of the local music scene since she started playing First Fridays outside of Red Lotus Tattoo at the age of 17. She has come a long way in her musical journey in Philadelphia, and now plays sold out shows all throughout the city with her band, The Fifth Element. She also writes for her solo project consisting of looping guitar, intricate vocals, and tap dancing as percussion; as she grew up an avid tap dancer in the dance community. Her debut album "The Common Calamity" was independently released in August of 2016 with her backing band, We The People, at the age of 19. In January of 2018, she formed a six piece band, Rachel Andie & The Fifth Element, which is known as an alternative ambient folk group consisting of local musicians and educators in Philadelphia. The Fifth Element is comprised of Rachel Andie on guitar and vocals, Mark Nestman on bass guitar, Drew Gerace on drums, Mariah Del Rio on back-up vocals, Jay Rosen on pedal steel guitar, and Logan Roth on keys. Through a successful Kickstarter campaign, they were able to record their first live studio album titled "Tu Me Manques" which was released on December 1st, 2018; accompanied by a renowned performance of the observational LP at Boot & Saddle with over 150 attendees. They have been featured on WXPN’s The Key, XPN’s Folk Show, WEEU The Sound Room, & The Roxborough Times. The group continues to play on a weekly basis all throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, and will be planning their first tour for the summer of 2019.

 
 
 
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