Hayley Jane and the Primates deliver a rich, genre-bending sound with a tantalizing live performance. Winners of the New England Music Awards’ Roots/Americana act of the year, The Primates have created a serious buzz in the music world. Their music blends genres to create a unique flavor with a foundation of Americana, soul and rock & roll.
Hayley Jane’s songs blend clever, over-the-top lyrics with Vaudevillian style storytelling. The band’s on-stage energy, skilled musicianship and theatrics take you over a landscape of emotion and leave you wanting more.
Hayley Jane has graced the stage at many premiere venues and festivals across the country. The band is established as a headliner and also has provided support for many prominent national acts. Hayley Jane has also established herself as a strong female presence in the national music scene and was recently featured in the RELIX “Women Who Rock” Issue.
The band has played a variety of music festivals including Gathering of The Vibes, Catskill Chill, FloydFest, Strange Creek, Wormtown, Camp Creek, Jerry Jam, Disc Jam, Great North, and many more. The band has shared bills with Dopapod, Perpetual Groove, The Nth Power, Zach Deputy, Pink Talking Fish, Dumpstaphunk and many more.
Hayley Jane and the Primates released their first EP entitled Color Me, in the spring of 2012, which was described as “brilliant, brave, innocent, tangled and cutting edge…genius” -Scarlet’s Picks
“Hayley Jane & The Primates are one of the most exciting and rapidly ascending bands touring the jamband circuit today. The band possesses a natural sense of fearlessness on stage, which is fueled by their unquestionable chemistry, and daring sense to explore musical parts unknown by pushing the envelope in a live setting.” Stu Kelley – Relix Magazine
The band’s first full-length album, Gasoline, was engineered by Brian Wallace of Sublime and released in 2014. The album was recorded during a west coast tour that kicked off at the iconic Whisky a Go Go and ended at Qualcomm Stadium for Monday Night Football.
Hayley Jane and the Primates spent August 2016 recording their second full-length album at More Sound Recording Studio in Syracuse, NY. The album, produced by Craig Brodhead of Turkuaz, is set for release in 2017.
Hayley Jane and the Primates continue to find ways to bring old and new together to create a unique theatrical spectacle that is all their own.