Singer-Songwriter, Monique Smaz, is a proud St. Paul, Minnesota native, who writes and performs as a vocalist and guitarist, quickly becoming one of the Twin Cities most sought after talents. Having graced renowned venues like First Avenue, and shared stages with notable talents such as Lauren Alaina and The War Hippies, Monique has captivated audiences and earned recognition on MPR's 'The Current' and Sirius XM radio (The Highway/On The Horizon) with her hit single, "Let Me In."
Monique's sound is deeply rooted in country/rock/soul. She is inspired and influenced by the artistry of Janis Joplin, Ashley McBryde, Miranda Lambert, Elle King, Johnny Cash, and Amy Winehouse.
new single release
Introducing "Just Like Johnny" - a heartfelt, soulful, and clever new country/rock song that captures the longing for a love as timeless, passionate, and at times as reckless as the legendary Johnny Cash's devotion to June.
Let Me in
Monique's debut single, featured on Sirius XM Radio and Minnesota Public Radio's 89.3 The Current