Americana duo Gutter Swan emerged onto the San Francisco music scene in 2015, featuring the powerful, emotive vocals of Loryn Barbeau, and the disarming yet complex guitar of Steve Egelman.

Steve is veteran of numerous Bay Area bands, and a singer-songwriter in his own right. He cut his teeth in Thin Lizzy and UFO cover bands, and also plays in the whiskey-soaked blues ensemble, Mad Mama and The Bona Fide Few.

In 2015, the former New Yorker, released October Songs, an EP featuring songs he wrote, performed, and recorded.

A native San Franciscan, Loryn began her vocal life as a classical singer, eventually graduating with a Masters of Music in Operatic Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Loryn recently returned to singing following a hiatus, during which she focused on her work as a holistic vocal and performance coach.

Steve and Loryn bonded over a love of acoustic music, whiskey and punctuality, and thus Gutter Swan was born.

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