Leight July started performing towards the end of October in 2016, just a few months after she began to experiment the suitcase drum her father assembled. She has always claimed music as an emotional outlet, and is more than grateful to now claim it as a career. Leight's first performance took place at the Silent Brigade Distillery in downtown Paducah, Kentucky and has eventually migrated throughout KY, Illinois, Nashville, and Iowa.
While in this journey of her music career, Leight enjoys writing and composing her original songs over all. The idea that there is no limit to the amount of compositions that can be arranged with any instrument, any melody, and any lyric, strikes a never-ending interest with Leight.
Leight's performance has been influenced by a plethora of genres and generations of music. Covering a variety of songs, she incorporates her own folky/bluesy presentation while playing guitar, a suitcase drum, tambourine, the occasional harmonica, and singing. LJ creates an Americana sound with her one-woman band setup. Shakey Graves has been an extreme influence on Leight's instrumentation.
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