Lindsay Rush
Lindsay Rush Take one look at Lindsay Rush - you’ll see a young girl with bright blue-green eyes and a friendly smile that will instantly make you want to start up a conversation. Go ahead. Do it. Within seconds of conversing, you will find yourself impressed and inspired by her modest, yet outgoing personality and her savvy business sense. When you get to know Lindsay, you’ll find a smart, caring person with dry wit and a good head on her shoulders. Now, take a listen to her music. You’ll hear Pop/Rock songs with strong hooks and memorable melodies that will leave you humming for days. But when you really listen, you will realize that Lindsay’s music goes beyond the goal of creating a catchy foot-tapping Pop tune. She has a knack for tapping into the emotions and thought processes of others and translating them into music that will give listeners often much-needed insight. "I think I’ve always been able to tap into people’s emotions and thought processes. It’s what I love, to give people voices who feel they don’t have one," Lindsay said in a recent article in a Pennsylvania newspaper. These qualities combined, are the very reasons why Lindsay Rush is one of today’s most celebrated and talked about up & coming singer-songwriters. With a loyal, blossoming fanbase around the world, as well as online, Lindsay is making strides every day that many artists only dream of. However, the fans aren’t the only ones talking. "Lindsay Rush is someone I’ve gotten to know and she’s a great songwriter," announced recording artist, Lisa Loeb ("Stay (I Missed You);" 1 Single on E!), to a packed house at a benefit for Hurricaine Katrina. "Lindsay’s voice is really cool. She is believing every word and that’s contageous. She believes it so we believe it," says singer-songwriter, Maia Sharp (The Dixie Chicks, Trisha Yearwood, Bonnie Raitt, Cher). "I’m happy to sing the praises of Lindsay Rush anytime," states concert promoter, Carl Freed (The Backstreet Boys). In addition to making music, Lindsay also works on behalf of several causes and organizations. She has been a national spokesperson for Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association) since 2003. In June of 2007, she was invited to Washington, D.C. to receive an award for her work combing her music with mental health awareness. Upon her arrival home, Lindsay was contacted by several radio stations and CosmoGirl! Magazine. Throughout the coming year, Lindsay will be embarking on various concert tours of elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as colleges, based on a concept that she created. On a recent tour of schools in Maryland, Mayor Katz of the City of Gaithersburg declared October 5, 2007, "Lindsay Rush Day" in honor of her efforts to help the community’s youth through her music. She has also played several benefit concerts and is constantly involved with different projects to raise funds and awareness for various causes. These days, Lindsay can be found playing shows at some of the country’s most popular venues and events, including The Bitter End, The Tin Angel, World Cafe Live, MilkBoy Coffee, Musikfest. She is consistently in the Top 10 of Pennsylvania-based artists in the Acoustic and Folk-Rock categories on the MySpace music charts. This Spring, Lindsay joined music legends, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, on tour as their special guest. Her fanbase is growing steadily each day and more and more people are recognizing her amazing abilities as an artist, entreprenuer, and activist.