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ARTIST TO WATCH: Riley Hirshey

Artist Bio


Riley Hirshey is a singer/songwriter based in St. Louis, Missouri. His sound ranges from yearning singer/songwriter to peppy indie folk to mainstream pop. In his new single “One More Night”, Hirshey leans full force into a carefree brand of pop that starkly contrasts his more somber and heavy hearted debut EP “Make a Way.” After a period marked by big changes and stress, “One More Night” illustrates Hirshey’s starting a new chapter, leaning into each moment whole-heartedly, and recapturing the whimsy of simpler times.

Hirshey has quickly garnered attention with features on the popular IndieVibes and IndieMusic YouTube channels, as well as a glowing review of his single “The Rest of My Life” on the EarToTheGroundMusic blog.

“’One More Night’ feels like a reset for me,” Hirshey said. “As an artist, it’s a leap into a brand new genre. On a personal level, this song is the embodiment of reconnecting with myself. It’s about living in the moment and being carefree, which is something I feel like I’m finally starting to get back to.”

Outside of music, what do you spend the most time doing?

Playing sports! I love to play almost anything, Ultimate Frisbee is my favorite.

Who are your favorite artist?

My favorite band is The Classic Crime. Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of Mat Kearney, his new record is great.

When did you start recording music?

I started recording music in summer 2020, and released my first EP in November 2020.

Do you have any new music coming soon?

Yes! My new single “One More Night” will be out everywhere June 25th. You can save it on all platforms forms here:

What are your favorite tv shows at the moment?

I’ve been watching a lot of The League and My Hero Academia lately.

What are three things you couldn’t live without?

My guitar, a frisbee, and my hiking shoes


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