Born on the after-beat in Seattle, submerged in music since her inception. Courtney’s roots are in jazz, blues, and soul lined with vague memories of dreams asleep on the floor backstage as a child at her parents gigs. She began gigging professionally when she was 14, doing jazz and soul standards at weddings, bar mitzvahs, and vocal Showcases at Tula’s. Over the past several years she began to hone and expand her repertoire to incorporating blues and R + B elements. From 2003-2006 she was deeply immersed in her study of all aspects of Jazz while attending Cornish College of the Arts.
In June of 2006 she left Cornish and Seattle behind and moved to Arcata, CA cultivating her art and building her chops in the local music scene, and was a featured artist at the legendary Blues Jam at the Jambalaya.
At 20 years old she began to explore herself s a vocalist and she honed her craft singing in various groups including a five female vocal revue, the Luscious Ladies, with Melody Walker. She also was a vocalist An 80‘s cover band, Eyes Anonymous, that did the casino circuit performing as her alter-ego Roxy Chartreuse. She found her niche in winter 2008 in Saint John and the Sinners, a blues/rock cover band in which she flourished covering Etta James, Muddy Waters, Ann Cole, Willie Dixon, and Aretha Franklin. In the year of 2009 Courtney Weaver had had over 95 musical performances in Northern California and had established herself as the resident blues belter at local blues festivals. .
Just as her career was beginning to take off she was derailed when she was shot in the face and arm by her abusive boyfriend on January 15th 2010 in Arcata, CA. After moving back to her hometown of Seattle in January 2011 and 13 reconstructive surgeries later she is finally healed and has successfully rehabilitated her voice as of Summer 2013. Courtney Weaver is back and better than ever before with the release of her first single, “Shot In The Dark” from her album,”Can You Hear Me Now” recorded with her father, multi-instrumentalist Shawn weaver. The album is set to be released in the Winter of 2013