Hayley Jane and the Primates deliver a genre-bending sound that is hard to define and a live performance that has created a serious buzz in the Northeast and beyond. The Primates’ music draws inspiration from a variety of styles, including 60s/70s rock and pop, old musical theater, folk, blues, soul, reggae, psychedelic, funk, bluegrass, and country.
Their catchy songs have been praised by a wide range of music lovers for successfully combining a diverse sound with clever, over-the-top lyrics and Vaudevillian style storytelling. However you decide to categorize the Primates musically, their on-stage energy, skilled musicianship, theatrics, and group improvisation will take you over a landscape of emotion that will leave you wanting more.
“A highly original, high spirited rock group” -The Boston Arts Festival
In May 2012, The Primates released their first EP entitled Color Me, which has been described as “brilliant, brave, innocent, tangled and cutting edge…genius” -Scarlet’s Picks