Pippa Hoover is a Raleigh-based indie folk singer-songwriter and cellist with a soulful sound and a flair for writing smart, introspective lyrics. With a “rich and haunting voice, ” Pippa sings stories of swimming pools and snowstorms, baby fireflies and black holes. Pippa’s cello work showcases her twelve plus years of classical training with rich bass lines, textural chords, and lyrical solos. Pippa made her live performance debut in February of 2014, and has performed in coffee shops, bars, and restaurants throughout the Triangle. In April of 2014, Pippa partnered with guitarist Gary Adams. They won second place in the Grassroots Band Competition at the Fall 2014 Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance (Pippa’s second second place win). In 2015, Pippa and Gary added drummer Anthony Floyd to form a trio. They are currently finishing their first album, which will be released in the fall of 2015.