My name is Reni. I'm a Brooklyn-based classical pianist and band geek turned songwriter. As a devout specialist of Disney music and ghostly harmonies, I make music with talented people (lucky me!), play shows, and write about my DIY lifestyle.
Please take a look around my digital campsite and warm your hands by the pixelated fire. Download some songs on the house and check out a live performance if you like what you hear.
I am very excited to announce that I will be performing in Foley Stewart's band next Thursday at Bowery Electric. Come see me playing keyboards, percussion, and singing in our first performance together along with the talented John Kengla (Madison Square Gardeners), Mason Ingram (The Lion King), and of course, …Read more
I just played my last show at the current Living Room (154 Ludlow). It was the first place I played in New York, when I was a wee sixteen years old. I wore a Beatles T-shirt my mom bought me at Target and my friend Taylor from high school accompanied …Read more
Last month I had the pleasure of performing with secret guest Howie Day at a Sam Bisbee show...this month he asked me to sing "Life-Sized" with him at City Winery - at the last minute of course - so I slapped on some mascara and jumped in a cab. Thankfully Mira Zaki/Mira …Read more
Dear friends and family, I am debuting new songs from my upcoming EP at The Living Room this Thursday, January 24, 2012 at 9 PM sharp. It's a free show (one drink minimum) with many special guests: Nick Burleigh (of Isadora), Eleanor Norton, Sam Bisbee, and John Brodeur among others. …Read more
Things got crazy in the Union Pool photo booth during our show this Halloween! Big thank you to everyone who came - Ludwig Persik, Silvia, Shane, Emiliano, the amazing band buddies Weeknight (killer performance of the songs of Suicide), hosts Patsy and Edina from Ab Fab, DJ Matt Cash, Perry, Jonathan, …Read more
I will be playing keys and trombone at two upcoming shows with the talented Ludwig Persik. Mark your calendars! NOVEMBER 9, 2012 @ PIANOS (New York, NY) 10 PM set $10, 21+ >> Piano's Event Page >> Facebook Event DECEMBER 6, 2012 @ GLASSLANDS (Brooklyn, NY) more info TBARead more
Reni Lane performs trombone with Ludwig Persik at Mercury Lounge last week. Photo by Brooklyn Vegan. LA band Lord Huron brought their tour with Night Moves to NYC for their first of two shows here last night (10/9) at Mercury Lounge with Eastern Midwestern and Ludwig Persik. The tour is in support of their new album, Lonesome Dreams, which came …Read more
After a several year hiatus Union Pool is proud to announce the Return of the Union Ghouls. As part of the lineup, Reni Lane will performing the songs of Nancy Sinatra with psychedelic backing band Public School (Ludwig Persik + Emiliano Ortiz + Shane Bastien). On Halloween night, Wednesday October 31st, Union Pool will host the …Read more
Take a listen to Joseph Arthur‘s cover of Neil Young‘s classic rock anthem, “Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World.” Last week, Gift Horse Project and Manimal Vinyl Records released a charity compilation titled Cool for School: For the Benefit of the Lunchbox Fund. The set features notable artists doing cover songs, like Bright Eyes and First Aid Kit tackling the White …Read more
Luckily, this glorious summer included some fun times with my buddy Oscar (one of the all-seeing eyes of Relic) who always has a camera at hand. As a result, here are some of my summer highlights captured beautifully on film. Photos by Oscar Zabala via Sum & Substance.Read more