A singer/songwriter with soul, This United States Marine Corps veteran has been chasing her dreams since she was a knee-high to a grasshopper. Making her bones in the industry, she competed on the show Nashville Star during its first season that aired on the USA network in 2003, and progressed through multiple elimination rounds. Though Rice didn’t take the top prize, she left the show undeterred, and continued her pursuit. Joining TypeCast, a Hampton Roads-based band, acted as a launch pad for the growth of her career and now has blossomed into a solo artist, recently signed with Heart Songs Records. Always looking to give back, Laura is a Veteran Ambassador for Heart Songs, and the co-host for the Project Lips Radio show, a program that showcases veteran artists and highlights worthy veteran causes. No stranger to achieving ambitious goals, Laura recently released a second single titled, “Just One Night” off her freshmen EP, and has been touring with Dana Parton while developing her upcoming Spring/Summer 2018 tour schedule. Her music is available online and you can find her schedule here.