“Jeannine's music is very direct and honest. People will instantly like her like I did. I am happy to spread the word about this brand new folk singer.”
Jeannine Higgins is an Austin-based singer songwriter. Originally from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Jeannine grew up in a house filled with music. She cannot remember an age at which she wasn’t singing. In fact, she and her six siblings loved singing so much that the rule in her house was: “No singing at the dinner table.”
Her father and theater actress mother valued and encouraged music education. Jeannine studied piano and cello as a child. She studied voice in college and began playing guitar as an adult, after raising her three sons.
Jeannine's vocals are beautiful and crystal clear. She writes and sings in a boldly personal and honest style. Her lyrics resonate with the listener and capture raw emotion. Her performance is both moving and passionate. She performs in and around Austin and the US.
She was chosen to showcase at the Millenium Music Conference in Harrisburg, PA in February 2018 and her song, "She Won't Stay" is included in the 2018 MMC compilation album.
Her song, "Not Like Me" was awarded Winner, Best Song October 2016 by The Akademia.
"Be Home For The Fall" chosen for Singer Songwriter Cape May compilation album, 2020.
Finalist, 2019 Great American Song Contest, "She's Nobody (Emily's Song)".
Her self-titled debut album was released in early February 2018.
She has been interviewed and her original songs have had radio play on KPFT 90.1 in Houston, KWVH 94.1, Wimberley, TX, KTRU Rice Radio- 96.1 FM, QWiK Rock 105.9, State College, PA, WNIR-National Indie Radio and A.V.A Radio.
Jeannine’s songs were featured in a mini concert on wtbq’s “Hootenanny Cafe” with Jon Stein in April 2020.
-Voyage Houston Magazine
“Jeannine has produced a very personal collection of songs. What stands out throughout this disc is Jeannine’s voice, both in the lead and harmony vocals.”
“'An idyllic meditation on unmanifested love, 'Not Like Me' speaks to the soul with evocative vocals, guitar work and heraldic strings.'”
“Jeannine is a prolific songwriter who delivers music that is raw, honest, and deeply thoughtful. Jeannine Higgins is a true artist who offers heart and soul, meaning and musicianship.”
“Jeannine's music is very direct and honest. People will instantly like her like I did. I am happy to spread the word about this brand new folk
"Jeannine Higgins makes music that sticks to your soul. The Houston based singer songwriter's debut release, Jeannine Higgins is like a mix of Aimee Mann and Beth Orton."
I heard Jeannine Higgins for the first time about two weeks ago and I was amazed by the purity of her voice, the beauty of her melodies, and the pertinence of her songs.
-Jon Stein, host of "Hootenanny Cafe" on wtbq radio