As a solo act, LuAnn Arena has traveled the US extensively. She has opened for well-known acts such as Martin Sexton, Tracy Bonham, Tower of Power, Melissa Ferrick, Erica Wheeler, John & Mary (10,000 Maniacs duo), and many more. She has played many legendary venues from coast to coast, such as The Grey Eagle, Asheville, NC, Fast Folk Cafe, NYC, Corn Hill Arts Festival, Rochester NY, The Saint, Asbury Park, NJ, Hotel Utah and Mick's Lounge, San Francisco, CA and many more in between.
LuAnn also placed as a ﬁnalist in the famed Eddie's Attic songwriter shootout in Atlanta and has been a recipient of ASCAPʼs Popular Awards panel distributions for independent writer members.
“never ventures into expected territory”
Ellen Geisel, Art Times, NY
“the seasoned muscle of a pro....and the seductive lilt of a fallen angel...”
Frank DeBlase, City Newspaper, Rochester, NY [+]