Hayley Brownell is a 26-year old musician/drummer based in the Los Angeles area. At a very young age Hayley began playing in a youth percussion group, We Got The Beat, in Fresno, CA. Through this group she was able to meet and play alongside Pete Escovedo, study with legendary hand-percussionist Jerry Steinholtz and play at various events up and down the state of California. She received a degree in music at California State University Northridge in the spring of 2015.
Hayley currently drums and sings for pop-sensation Olivia Rodrigo. Her past work includes touring and recording with a number of high profile artists including pop vocalists Daya and Cailin Russo, singer-songwriters Doe Paoro and Leah Capelle and LA-based bands ExSage and Pretty Sister as well as for her own group, Ruby Throated. In 2021, Hayley released her first solo EP “Holy Water”, featuring tracks she composed, arranged, sang and performed entirely by herself.