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A Seattle based Rock band with an Led Zepplin vibe. "Claire Michelle and the Jaded" writes music that lift listeners from the depths of a heartbreaking history. Claire Michelle and the Jaded bring an intense energy both on stage and off. Claire cries out her words from floor to ceiling while bringing the audience in ever more closely to the raw emotion the band brings. With a wide dynamic range, phenomenal stage presence, and a meticulously crafted genre bending set, Claire Michelle and the Jaded bring an powerfully entertaining set that captures the audience in the moment.

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



Dan's Tunes covered our show with some killer photos, check it out!

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




Social Media


Total Views – 582,355 views

Most Viewed Video – 62k

Subscribers – 6,550


Followers – 1,751


Likes 1,553

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.