Claire Porter is a singer/songwriter who has been described as a mix between Judy Garland and Tom Waits. She writes music about detritivores, love stories and tiramisu.
She was born in Newfoundland, learning folk storytelling traditions. She committed a couple of years to hitchhiking and learning travelling songs. She moved to Montreal to learn jazz and refine her powerful stage presence. In 2012, she started playing with Claire Porter and the Stouts in the downtown circuit in Montreal.