Pressley Laton

Pressley Laton

Boone, North Carolina, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2022

Boone, North Carolina, United States
Established on Jan, 2022
Band Country Blues Rock




"Powerful voice, blends creativity and depth"

Experience a rising star, Pressley Laton, the Boone, NC-based singer-songwriter with a potent voice and commanding stage presence. [...] Pressley's music seamlessly blends creativity and depth while her lyrics balance wit with seriousness, revealing a nuanced perspective beyond her years. Catch her during "Roots In The Round" [...] as she captivates with her powerful voice alongside fellow artists. Don't miss the chance to witness Pressley Laton's ascent, as she adds her compelling mark to the dynamic soundscape of Singers & Songbirds 2023. - Roots in the Round's Singers & Songbirds Songwriter Festival (Statesville, NC)

"Not sure why she isn't on a national stage!"

Got to hear her while in Boone! Not sure why she isn’t on a national stage!! Someone isn’t looking. Dang sure ain’t listening! What a voice! Good luck with all your dreams. You're awesome! - Chris Turner

"Awesome talent, great songwriting!"

Awesome talent, great songwriting! ❤ - Cathy Sherrill

"Great vibe, great music!"

Really enjoyed your show at Rivers Street Ale House. Great vibe, great music! - Julie Johnsen Renier

"So talented!!!"

So talented!!! Singer and songwriter! Just saw you today at Linville Falls Winery! - Roslyn Edwards Foreman

"Listened to 'Ol' George,' great voice!"

Listened to her song, “ Ol George, “ and she has a great voice! - Gene Haynes


Ol' George - Single - November 24, 2023 - Alternative Country

Mountain Man - Single - February 16, 2024 - Alternative Country

Gypsy Soul - Single - March 29, 2024 - Alternative Country

***Didn't Stand a Chance - EP - May 10, 2024 - Alternative Country***
1. Ol' George
2. Mountain Man
3. Didn't Stand a Chance
3. Gypsy Soul 
5. Spirit of the Hills



Her country- & rock-influenced vocals will punch right through you like Starr Larkin’s paddle… a wooden school paddle that Pressley Laton’s principal named “Ol’ George,” that is. With at least 3 chords & the half-truth as in her debut single, "Ol' George," the Stanly County, NC native’s small-town stories inspire her songwriting, whether it was crossing paths with a local “Mountain Man” before graduating from Appalachian State University or the fact she had to break the news to her dad that she wasn’t coming back home because of it. 

Venturing into the local music scene in early 2023, performances include opening for Tyler Nail at Wilkesboro’s Key City Sessions; at High Country Beer Fest; & at Statesville’s Roots in the Round Singers & Songbirds Songwriter Festival, which warranted a gracious review: “Pressley's music seamlessly blends creativity and depth while her lyrics balance wit with seriousness, revealing a nuanced perspective beyond her years.” With exciting upcoming performances this year, including debuts at The Appalachian Theatre opening for Adam Church and at the Antlers & Acorns: Boone Songwriters Festival, she and bandmates, Daniel Ames, Austin Summers, & Ray Edmonds, are eager for the release of the forthcoming EP, Didn’t Stand a Chance. Recorded at Sioux Sioux Studio with Charlotte, NC-based producer, Jason Scavone, it’s the not-so-mainstream perspective you’ve been craving.



Daniel Ames - Guitar

Austin Summers - Bass 

Ray Edmonds - Drums

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