Bethany Thomas is a Chicago performer known for her expressive, genre-defying singing style and audacious re-interpretations of classic tunes. She has sung and/or recorded with Robbie Fulks, Barrellhouse Chuck, Syl Johnson, JC Brooks and Jess Godwin to name a few, and just recorded an album in Muscle Shoals with her frequent collaborator Jon Langford, and famed producer Norbert Putnam. She has performed in numerous programs for WBEZ, WFMT, and the Chicago Humanities Festival, and was a featured local artist in Renee Fleming’s Chicago Voices Project at the Lyric Opera. Bethany is a regular contributor at Salonathon and The Paper Machete, and just released her debut EP of original music: "First".
Bethany is one quarter of Jon Langford's Four Lost Souls (with Jon Langford, Tawny Newsome & John Szymanski). Their debut, self-titled album will be released on Bloodshot records on 9/22/17.