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The heart of Laurel Canyon, the soul of the Chelsea Hotel.

"Arielle Silver is a born communicator, an artist whose structured songwriting exudes intelligence and humanity." -- Music Connection (Hot 100 Unsigned Artists / Top Prospects 2020)

Los Angeles-based Arielle Silver took a decade hiatus from performing and touring across the US, but returned to the stage in 2019, and in 2020 played over 80 shows, including livestream shows from her backyard shed. From there, she released her new AAA singer-songwriter album, "A Thousand Tiny Torches," which has garnered top reviews in American Songwriter, Americana UK, For Folk's Sake, and more.

A consummate storyteller, Arielle crafts songs that are luminous, literate, and alive. Her rich, expressive alto voice and acoustic guitar frame expansive melodies that echo the American heartland. The narratives on her new album, which was supported by a successful crowdfunding campaign, crosscut exacting details with universal themes about the seismic heartbreaks of ordinary life.

In addition to performing, Arielle's songs have been licensed for film/TV; her literary work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets Anthology; and she hosts a weekly livestream on books and songs, Tomes & Tunes, with media partner FAR-West. In the time of COVID, Arielle has also taken her 12+ years of yoga teaching and retreat leading experience to launch an online yoga studio. 

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Singer-songwriter Arielle Silver has the heart of Laurel Canyon and the soul of the Chelsea Hotel. A consummate storyteller, her rich, expressive voice and acoustic guitar frame expansive melodies that echo travels across the American heartland. Her latest album, A Thousand Tiny Torches, is luminous, literate, and alive, with songs that crosscut exacting details of the seismic heartbreaks of ordinary life.

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