9 – 9:30 pm at Gate 1 (West Lafayette Side of the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge)
Lauren Grace is a local singer-songwriter from Lafayette, Indiana. In 2018, Lauren won 1st runner up in the SAMI songwriting scholarship competition with her song “Another Chapter”. In 2019 she entered the competition again and won 1st place with her heartfelt song “Time Machine”. She is also a content creator on YouTube where she releases her new original songs, covers, and other videos. Lauren uses songwriting as a creative platform to share her personal feelings and ideas. Many of her songs are written about stories from her life as a way to connect with other people who are going through similar situations. Lauren started performing locally spring of 2019 and has gained recognition from playing at parties, local venues, farmer’s markets, the Taste of Tippecanoe, the Ouibache Music Festival, and performing at Friday Night Live in downtown Champaign, Illinois.