In early 2012 a terrible car accident left Jess Von Strantz incapable of using her hands. After months of physical therapy and waiting for healing the day finally came. In the time of recovery Jess found her sister Kels Von Strantz, estranged from birth, the two were immediately drawn to tell their story through music and so Von Strantz began. Utilizing a variety of instruments such as violin, cello, keys, guitar and feet percussion, Von Strantz unites harmonies strung together by commanding and soulful lyrics. With story-sharing as their passion. Von Strantz invites their audience into the emotion of each piece. In 2015 Von Strantz won “Eddie’s Attic Songwriting Shoot-out”. The duo has traveled extensively playing thousands of shows and performing many festivals and venues including Electric Forest, Hard Rock Cafe, Schuba’s, Paper City Music Fest, Audiofeed, Starry Night ,Steel Bridge Music Fest, Mile of Music, and has shared the stage with some of their favorite artists, My Brightest Diamond, Josh Garrels, Crystal Bowersox, Over The Rhine, Howie Day & A Silent Film to name a few. Von Strantz is also Sofar Sounds Alumni.
With Six musical releases under their belt, Von Strantz just finished recording their brand new record “Through The Looking Glass” at RCD RCD in Atlanta, GA with Producer and Engineer Dan Dixon.
“Through The Looking Glass ” is out now and available digitally where ever music is sold.