An accomplished finger-style guitarist, pianist, and vocalist, Janelle captivates audiences with her rich versatility, evocative sound, and charming presence. Since the 2011 release of her debut album 'Here and Now', she has been named winner of the 2016 Tucson Folk Festival Songwriting Competition, Top-Ten Winner of the 2017 Rocky Mountain Songwriting Competition, and Winner of the 2010 Chicks with Picks Songwriting Competition.
Loes' has lent her vocal stylings to an array of musical collaborations and can be heard on Luxxe's ‘Entomologist (feat. Janelle Loes)', as well as 'Unbreakable Heart' a duet with singer-songwriter and former Voice Contestant, Blaine Long.
Her music has received international acclaim, and has been featured in numerous films and TV shows including the Polish Soap opera "Julia", the Spanish film "Una Pistola en Cada Mano", and the Austrian Documentary "Somewhere Else Tomorrow”. Her song 'Afterthought' was also included in the Spanish release 'Cappuccino Volume 7'; alongside tracks from Sia, Feist, and Norah Jones.