Originally from Nanaimo, B.C., Layla Zoe began singing at four years old and by 14 was performing with her father's band. She has played with the late Jeff Healey, the Downchild Blues Band and Danny Marks. In 2006, she took home the Female Vocalist of the Year Award at the Vancouver Island Music Awards, and won the Compo 10 International Blues Songwriting Competition in Jaarvenpaa, Finland. She has a handful of independently released albums, including Hoochie Coochie Woman (2007), Live at Errington Hall (2008) and The Firegirl (2009), all combining original songs and covers. In 2011 she recorded an album in Germany on Cable Car Records, in addition to touring Belgium, Switzerland, Luxemburg and Germany.