Raynel Shepard has deep family roots in New Orleans. Her repertoire includes jazz standards, show tunes, and cabaret. She divides her time between New Orleans and Boston. In New Orleans, she has appeared at Little Gem Saloon, Cafe Istanbul, Hammond Cultural Arts Center, Old Point Bar, and Buffa’s Backroom. When in Boston, she performs at Ryles, Third Life Studio, The Lilypad, Chianti, and New School. She is thrilled to bring her Fran Landesman tribute to the Festival this year.