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Lost Girls is a songwriting project that spans the last 12 years of my life.  Many of the songs are about women. The stories range from personal accounts & family background to historical documentation of obscure women in time.


Photograph by Elizabeth Ray

Naomi Bessette is a songwriter, violinist, performance artist, photographer, illustrator and mixed-media artist.

Her songwriting project 'Lost Girls' repesents a body of work that spans across more than a decade.

These songs tell the stories of forgotten women, deal with personal traumas, travel down dusty Texas roads and slip in and out of magical realism.

Naomi resides outside of Austin in Lockhart, TX where she heads up a community music school in  a big yellow Victorian house on the town square called Sunflower and Friends.

Debut Album - Recording Now in Progress
New Single 'Alice is Lost' coming soon
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Recommended if you like:
Broadcast, Patti Smith, Townes Van Zandt, Gillian Welch, Connie Converse, Joanna Newsom

Naomi has

Co-Billed with:

Camera Obscura, Chelsea

Wolfe, Phantogram,

Of Montreal, Chairlift,

Peaches, Zola Jesus, Emily
Wells, Prince Rama,

Juliana Barwick,


Naomi has been

playing shows

in the Austin area since 2003 and

has performed nearly 1,000

shows across the US, Europe

and Canada.

Past projects include

nationally touring

Austin-based bands:

Technicolor Hearts

Agent Ribbons

Southern Drama

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