About Us

So you want to know about The Valley huh?


The Valley is an Acoustic/Alternative group based out of Los Angeles, California made up of Lauren Taylor Gates and Alex Hobbs. The pair met in college, and were formed in June of 2014. Writing and performing most of their tunes with an acoustic guitar and ukelele slung on their backs, The Valley makes for an easy listening experience with quirky, fun , and sweet love songs and lullabies for you to sway to.


PoloroidAlexAlex Hobbs was born January 16, 1991 in Burbank California. He started his musical journey at 18, writing and performing his solo career around the Los Angeles area. He attended school at Los Angeles Music Academy, receiving his degree in Music Production and Engineering and honing his skills. Alex is primarily known for his presence on YouTube, with over 1,000,000 views on his channel, as well as his appearance on Season 12 of the hit Fox television show, “American Idol.”





laurenpoloLauren Gates was born October 8, 1993.