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Blues Infused Bohemian Rock-n-Soul

Butterfly Breakdown was nominated at "Best Female Indie Rock Group" by Women in Charge Radio, Atlanta, GA in  March 2015. 

In 2014 they became 
Breedlove Guitars Sponsored Artists and ranked as Portland’s #1 Indie Rock band by ReverbNation and has been fluttering about the top 5 on the site for nearly 2 years. 


This group is well known for cultivating a luscious blend of opulent vocal harmonies layered with acoustic and electric guitars and hand percussion to fill the stage with a compelling presence. 

Anastasia Gilliam and Zay Harrison are the heart of this ensemble and joined forces in 2011 in Portland, OR.  


They have carefully crafted an eclectic fusion of Blues, Rock and Soul meticulously weaving the emotional authenticity of “Old School Blues” with the drive and thump of “Classic and Alternative Rock”. 

This powerhouse foundation is the very cornerstone of Butterfly Breakdown’s sound. 

Building on that infrastructure with soulful vocals and heart stirring harmonies and you begin to get an idea of the sonic depths this group can reach.

In 2012 they Co-Wrote, Arranged, Recorded and Produced their first album together “Live From Maui” documenting their live-on-the-air concert broadcast across the Hawaiian airwaves and internationally streamed online. Currently the full band is in the studio recording songs for their full length CD “Blue” due out in late 2015.

PHOTO: Emily Young