Violet and the Undercurrents

Violet and the Undercurrents present audiences with a sophisticated, affecting folk rock sound. The Columbia, Missouri-based quartet tells vibrant stories with graceful arcs, anchored by the intrepid songwriting of Violet Vonder Haar and enriched by the creative energy of her musical advocating for women in music.


“The sound of this Columbia quartet can shape-shift to become sleek pop-rock or something spry and jazz-kissed, but the center always holds; that is, the songwriting of lead singer Violet Vonder Haar, whose accented melodies and down-to-earth lyrics provide all the amble and anchor that good folk music requires. The Undercurrents are the band Vonder Haar’s songs have always deserved, fleshing them out both with rustic tones and crackling colors.” (Aarik Danielsen, Columbia Daily Tribune)

The Columbia Daily Tribune on The Undercurrents “Anchored by Violet Vonder Haar’s songwriting, this local group mingles the forward motion of a rock band and the thoughtful observation of a folk act.”