Recently featured in the RELIX “Women Who Rock” Issue, Hayley Jane and the Primates were recently awarded New England Music Awards’ Roots/Americana act of the year. Combining clever lyrics and Vaudevillian storytelling with rock, folk, blues, soul, reggae, psychedelic, funk, bluegrass, and country, they've killed at festivals including Gathering of The Vibes, Catskill Chill, Strange Creek, Camp Creek, Jerry Jam, Disc Jam, Great North, Eat More Kale Fest and many more. The've shared bills with Dopapod, The Nth Power, Zach Deputy, Pink Talking Fish, Dumpstaphunk and others. In 2012, The Primates released their first EP, Color Me, described as “brilliant, brave, innocent, tangled and cutting edge…genius” by Scarlet’s Picks. The band’s first full-length album, Gasoline, was recorded during their first west coast tour (which kicked off at the iconic Whisky a Go Go) and released in 2014.They spent August 2016 recording their second album.