Gloria comes from the little river town of Augusta, Missouri and plays a hybrid of contemporary folk music with traditional roots.    She expertly accompanies herself on guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, audience and other interesting gadgets.   In addition to solo concerts, Gloria performs with the bands, Augusta Bottoms Consort and The Texas Giants.  She also enjoys performing with her husband, Michael Bauermeister as a duo.   Gloria loves writing songs and has written many of them.  She distills the magical and mundane moments of life into thought-provoking gems of music. Gloria’s CD “GO” made the top ten list on on two shows on radio station KDHX FM in St. Louis. “Seeds” has been played all over the country and  Germany, Italy, Australia, Ireland and Israel.  Her song, “Wrong Side of the Road” was featured on National Public Radio’s “Car Talk.           click here for full BIO


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CD is here!  Here is a song called “Let Me Hear Your Whistle Blow.” from Gloria’s new CD “GO.” This song is about her friend, Russ, who was a Vietnam Vet and loved the sound of trains.

Photo by Ray Marklin

    Video on Youtube!

Gloria recently produced a light-hearted music video about the many holes of Augusta Bottom Road.  (The road has been repaired since the production of the video)!  Many thanks to Elsie Kresse on violin and vocals, Jade Kresse, vocals, percussion and air uke and to their parents, Kate and Josh Kresse.  Also thanks to Michael Bauermeister & his truck and Tony Carosella for the aerial drone video at the beginning.  This song is the hidden track on the new CD!

Let Me Hear Your Whistle Blow (Click)

“Fun on the River” Youtube video Here is the official link:


     “Gloria Attoun’s “Go” is a pleasure from start to finish--wryly crafted songs

whose simplicity runs decidedly deep, sung & played with joy that soars above every last homespun note.  Gloria hallelujah!” 

                                                         Tom Finkel, former editor of “The Village Voice.”

     “I wish I could play “Go” from beginning to end on my radio show.  It’s on my

top ten!”                                           Stacy Bernard-KDHX-FM St. Louis