Laura B. Whitmore is a singer/songwriter and guitarist based in the San Francisco bay area. A veteran music industry marketer, she has spent over two decades doing marketing, PR and artist relations for several instrument brands including Korg, Marshall and VOX. Her company, Mad Sun Marketing, represents 65amps, Dean Markley, Notion Music, Studio Instrument Rentals, Agile Partners, Guitar World and many more. Laura writes a column for Guitar World that focuses on female guitarists. She is the co-producer of the Women's Music Summit (see www.womensmusicsummit.com )
Laura has been writing, recording and performing for several decades and is strongly influence by great songwriters across several generations, including Carole King, Carly Simon, Shawn Colvin, Glen Phillips and many more. She is also the lead singer for the rock band Summer Music Project.