Born and raised in Lawrence, Kansas, Davis became enamored with country music as she was embarking on a professional career. This led to moving to Nashville to study songwriting at the prestigious Belmont University. Her undergraduate experience segued into her post-graduate tenure in Ireland learning the Gaelic tradition. From there she spent a decade in New York City, perfecting her own material at the venues around Hell’s Kitchen. Ashley Davis has fashioned a career transporting listeners to a different time and place.