Libbie Schrader

Libbie Schrader's Biography

Libbie was the first winner of the Pantene Pro-Voice competition, beating out over 1,200 other female-fronted acts for the award. Prizes included a nationwide tour with Poe and a demo deal with Atlantic Records.

The following summer, Schrader's band also took part in Jewel's "Soul City Cafe" program for independent artists, and as a result she opened three shows on Jewel's "This Way" tour. Later that year, Libbie and her band opened for Rusted Root at San Francisco's famed Warfield Theater.

Libbie was named one of Music Connection's "Hot 100 Unsigned Artists" for 2006, and she received a coveted MySpace feature in 2006 as well. She appeared on the 2006 Gilmore Girls season finale performing her song "Sweet When You Wanna Be."

Her song "Wish You Were the Woman" was a semi-finalist in the 2007 International Songwriting Competition.