Hey Anna is a band with a distinct advantage over most: their core members have been playing music together their whole lives. Sisters Anna, Katie, and Erin Rauch-Sasseen spent their youth moving from Northern California to Kansas City to coastal New Jersey, spending occasional periods of time overseas. Along the way they soaked up a caravan’s worth of musical influence. Records by The Beach Boys, Michael Jackson, The Roches, Indigo Girls, No Doubt, James Taylor and Ella Fitzgerald were mainstays growing up.
While the twins (Anna & Katie) and Erin have been making music together since infancy, they officially started Hey Anna in 2010 as an acoustic folk-trio. Matthew Langner joins the sisters on drums, bringing his own set of influences and helping transform Hey Anna’s sound into the punchy, metropolitan pop it is today.
The Beach Boys, Michael Jackson, The Roches, Indigo Girls, No Doubt, James Taylor and Ella Fitzgerald