Renee Yohe’s


To Release Self-Titled Debut EP on

June 5th!


Check Out “I Am Me” Performed for Vans Girls, here.

“This is music that will change your heart.”

– Keltie Colleen, The Insider

“Her gentle, strong voice reminds us a bit of She & Him’s Zooey Deschanel with a touch of Fiona Apple.” – MTV Buzzworthy

Renee Yohe’s musical endeavor, BEARCAT, is set to release its self-titled debut EP on June 5th. The name Renee Yohe may be familiar to you from all the support work the non-profit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms has done in her honor. On April 13th, Renee, a film based on her life starring Kat Dennings and Chad Michael Murray premiered at the Florida Film Festival. To promote the band’s debut EP, BEARCAT is currently on tour with Never Shout Never and will be kicking off a tour with Craig Owens on May 17th. Bearcat has already gotten the attention of The Insider, MTV Buzzworthy and Zooey Deschanel’s Check out her interview with Keltie Colleen on The Insider here, Pre-order the EP here,

Throughout her life, Renee Yohe has always believed in the value of telling her story. Renee’s acclaimed book, “A Purpose For The Pain,” documents her journey from self-destruction to her new outlook on life through a series of heartbreaking and inspiring journal entries. While, the platforms have changed from social media, to books, to public speaking engagements, connecting with others has always been the most important part. Renee first entered the public spotlight with To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit organization that aims to present hope for people struggling with addiction, depression, self-injury and thoughts of suicide. In December 2011, TWLOHA was awarded a $1million grant from Chase at the first-ever American Giving Awards on NBC. By sharing her own personal struggles, Renee and the organization have helped millions. Renee is now channeling all of her creative energy into her music career with her new band, BEARCAT. Her hauntingly beautiful voice has been compared to the likes of Fiona Apple, Zooey Deschanel and Kate Nash.

Through everything, music has always played a crucial and stabilizing role in Renee’s life. Her favorite bands helped her through some of her darkest times. Later on, TWLOHA would find it’s biggest initial support and exposure from bands that would wear the organization’s t-shirts. When the opportunity came to form her own band, the transition just felt natural.

Renee’s eclectic talents and triumphant experiences create a compellingly notable project with BEARCAT. The band will release its debut self-titled EP on June 5th.

For additional information, please check out:

Track Listing:

01. Crazy Fishes

02. I Am Me

03. The Nothing

04. Saudade

05. Wood And Tree

Tour Dates:

BEARCAT Tour w/ Never Shout Never

May 1st – The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT

May 2nd – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO

May 4th – Beat Kitchen – Chicago, IL

May 5th – Indiana University of Pennsylvania – Indiana, PA

May 6th – Grog Shop – Cleveland Heights, OH

May 8th – The Loft – Lansing, MI

May 9th – The Mod Club Theatre – Toronto, ON

May 11th – Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY

May 12th – The Space – Hamden, CT

May 13th – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA

May 15th – Jammin Java Music Club & Cafe – Vienna, VA

May 16th – Jammin Java Music Club & Cafe – Vienna, VA

BEARCAT Tour w/ Craig Owens

May 17th – Hard Rock Café – Detroit, MI

May 18th – The Pike Room at Crofoot – Pontiac, MI

May 20th – Mohawk Place – Buffalo, NY

May 22nd – Valentines – Albany, NY

May 23rd – Middle East – Cambridge, MA

May 24th – The Studio @ Webster Hall – New York, NY

May 25th – The Studio @ Webster Hall – New York, NY

May 26th – The Barbary – Philadelphia, PA

May 27th – Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA

May 28th – The Basement – Columbus, OH

May 30th – Emerson Theater – Indianapolis, IN

May 31st – Fubar – St. Louis, MO

June 1st – Blue Moose Tap House – Iowa City, IA

June 2nd – The Loft – Madison, WI

June 3rd – Mojoes – Joliet, IL


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