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i am claire Michelle

Contact Claire at claire@clairemichellemusic.com

A Seattle based Rock band with an Led Zepplin vibe. Claire Michelle writes lyrics that lift listeners from the depths of her history. The music wraps it’s way around melodic rifts while thick bass lines pull you in. Guitars shimmer out their ethereal chords and a complex drum holds it all together. Claire Michelle brings intense energy to the stage, crying out her stories with a deep and unique voice that covers the better part of 4 octaves.

The sound of Claire Michelle would bode well with the following local Seattle groups; Supermother, Bear Ax, Gibraltar, Lyle, Waking Things, Temple Canyon, and many, many others.

Claire Michlle has a large YouTube following and her followers span from far and wide. Claire’s fans are dedicated and passionate people who live their truths without fear of judgement. Claire Michelle's music cultivates a positive message that fans write about.

“It was like an angel touched my ears and held me and told me everything will be okay. I felt as if my heart was being hugged by a warm blanket on a crisp fall morning. I cried while driving. It’s not my usual style of music but holy cow I felt the chills.” – Jess B on Fall

“I stumbled across one of your vlogs today and I just could not stop watching. You seem to have a have a beautiful spirit! You touched my heart. I’m looking forward to seeing more of your videos and listening to more of your music.” – Steven R

“Hi Claire, I just wanted to say you and your story are inspirational. I have slowly begun coming out as transgender over the past year, and you have shown me that it is possible to live your dream and be who you’re meant to be.” – Carly K



Hold Me Down (Live at Central Saloon)

Love Me, Official Music Video

Fall, Official Music Video



Our Latest

Something More Gentle



Review on Fall

A little review on Northwest Music Scene helped push Fall along with 135 Shares on Facebook!

SeattlePI – “Way, way out in Seattle” (Also featured in “SF Gate”)

Seattle Gay News – Defying stereotypes: Seattle folk singer Claire Michelle on life, music and not giving in to fear (p. 20)

Interview with “The Heroines of my Life”

Seattle Gay News – TDOR

The Bluegrass Situation – Playlist Feature

Claire Michelle on TRANSform Washington”

Interview with Seattle’s KOMO Radio on Transgender Playmate Ines Rau

Interview with Seattle’s King-5


Some Notable Shows

(and guests)

September 28, 2018 – Conor Byrne with Benyaro

July 22, 2018 – The Crocodile with Dylan Gardner

July, 19th, 2018 – Central Saloon with Benign Affections and Dirty White Pants

August 27th, 2017 – Calamus Auditorium, Homeward Bound; A Trans Music Showcase (SOLD OUT)

July 8th, 2017 – Tacoma Pride Festival

May 26th, 2017 – Seattle Folklife Festival

January 27th, 2017 – Columbia City Theater with Tom Rhodes and Tobias and the Owl

December 13th, 2016 – Neighbors Night Club

November 20th, 2016 – City Hall, Transgender Day of Remembrance (Featured on King 5)

July 1st, 2016 – Skylark Album Release Party with Heather Thomas and Micah Huang

June 24th, 2016 – Trans Pride with Gabriel Foster and Kris Hayashi

January 22nd, 2016 – Egan’s Jam House with Svetlana Soutirina and Rouge (SOLD OUT)






Total Views – 411,784 views

Most Viewed Video – 48k

Subscribers – 5,122

Average Subscribers Per Month – 186


Likes 1,550


Followers – 1,554

Claire Michelle’s music, takes you on an exploration of her mind through poetic storytelling and a sultry intrinsic voice that soulfully wraps it’s way around your heart.