“Her impressively fractured blend of blues, folk and country stylings feels instantly familiar yet becomes increasingly unique and insular as it unfolds before your eyes and ears. On her most recent release, the six-track "Raise Your Flag" EP, she found a creative balance between her varied and numerous influences and her routine habit of jumping genres, even within the same song. Drawing upon artists such as Gillian Welch and Neko Case for further inspiration, Bombara inhabits a vast expanse of blues-influenced rhythms and sparse folk instrumentation—not to mention a healthy dose of bucolic country attitude.”
“Amazing melodies, harmonies, and powerfully captivating lyrics...This EP has everything you could possibly want if you are a fan of anything Acoustic, Folk, Blues, or Jazz. Beth has not just raised the bar – she threw it out the window. I can’t wait to hear what’s next!”
“While "Raise Your Flag" is a relatively brief musical statement, it's long on soul and substance. Bombara reminds listeners that she is at the head of the class of St. Louis tunesmiths — and those dwelling in the Midwest, for that matter.”
"She's dedicated to writing songs with texture and tension...her newest solo EP, Raise Your Flag, has sparkle and surprising indie-pop savvy."
"Her album "Wish I Were You" is a mature effort that highlights her honest voice, earnest songwriting, and intimate performance. This full-length shows Beth to be an extemely versatile artist who can ably handle blues, country, rock, and folk songs."
"There are a handful of folks who might compete for the crown of best songwriter in Indie Music. I don't know if she'd win or not, but Bombara definitely deserves to be in the conversation."
“She's got the right amount of warble and twang to make her indie folk rock soulful and inviting.”
“'Wish I Were You' culls the best attributes of earlier releases and amplifies the strains of genteel country-rock and pensive, wizened balladry..... This sweet spot between bare-bones folk and low-slung rock offers Bombara her most fertile ground and provides several standout moments.”
“The songs on this album (Wish I Were You) are a blend of folk, alt-country, and indie-rock that sounds equally fitting alongside Hank Williams, Sr. and Neil Young as it does Neko Case and the Breeders.”