Jess Meuse

Ages 18 and up
Thursday, July 20
Doors: 6:15pm Show: 7:30pm

Jessica Meuse is an American performer from Slapout, Alabama. She has wowed audiences since the age of 10 and plays several instruments (guitar, piano, and classical violin).  At 20, Jessica won the statewide artist showcase, Stars of Alabama.  

A spot on Season 3 of NBC’s The Voice followed, where she made it to the blind auditions.  Jess also performed at the 2013 Vans Warped Tour after winning a spot to perform in Atlanta, GA.   Jessica was then selected by American Idol’s judges, Keith Urban,  Jennifer Lopez, and Harry Connick,  Jr., for Season 13 of the TV series where she rose to be a Top 4 National Finalist.  Jess also became the first person in the history of Idol to perform her own original song during the finals and joined Idols LIVE Tour,  performing in 40+ cities across the USA and Canada.  

Jess is currently independent and actively pursuing opportunities in both the music and acting worlds.  She also freelances as a stagehand and is learning skills to run front-of-house sound equipment.  

Shortly after her second full-length album, “Halfhearted” was released, it hit the Top 10 on iTunes Country Albums and its songs have amassed over 8 million streams, appearing in Apple Music Country Hot Tracks and being added to numerous Spotify/Apple Music playlists.

Meuse’s first single, “Thank God It Didn’t Work” was a Top 100 Mediabase Country Song on terrestrial radio.  Jess’s “Love Her Better” music video has been honored with awards at seven different film festivals.  

Jess’s ongoing schedule has her traveling around the country with ongoing festival tour dates and radio/tv appearances.  As of 2023, she is on the road with the Black Jacket Symphony to recreate Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” as well as their Tom Petty “Full Moon Fever” tour while continuing to write and record new material to be released later in 2023/24.

On a personal note, Jessica is a fitness buff and brand ambassador for various products, dedicates time to raising awareness about domestic violence, cyberbullying,  St. Jude,  and Children’s Cancer Association, while continuing to record and tour.  She is also an avid gamer and streamer on Twitch and raises money for Extra Life and Children’s Miracle Network each year.  You can find Jessica’s Twitch stream here: twitch.tv/jessmeuse