JUNE 7, 2017 by Valerie June
Valerie June grew up in Tennessee. The 35-year-old singer/songwriter was influenced as much by the gospel of her church as she was helping her music-promoting father hang posters for the likes of Prince and Bobby Womack.
She relocated from the outskirts of town to Memphis and honed her craft by playing in bands, performing alone, and writing down the songs that constantly made their way into her imagination.
But it wasn’t until she moved to Brooklyn and was introduced to the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach that things really started to take off.
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