Laura Veirs (born 1973) is an American singer-songwriter.
Laura Veirs grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she often spent summers camping with her family, which inspired her to write her songs.
Veirs says he did not listen to music seriously until he was 20 years old. Until then, she only listened to what was happening around her, at home or on the radio, namely pop and classical music.
She has been to Carleton College in Minnesota. Laura studied geology and Mandarin.
It was at this time that she started a feminist punk band called Rair Kx.