While Tiffany "Tiffsbass" Lloyd is an accomplished lifelong musician, she is also an absolute genius with the bass guitar. As the first black female bass guitarist to endorse Elrick Bass Guitars, Lloyd is also a member of the Grammy Award...
Classically trained guitarists, Iren Arutyunyan and Sofia Gleeson, combine their unique styles to form a dynamic duo of musical talent, LeChic Duo. Iren and Sofia have been trained by some of the most well-known and Grammy-nominated guitarists such as Scott...
18th & Addison is a rock/pop-punk band from Toms River, N.J., that was formed in 2013 by longtime friends Tom Kunzman and Kait DiBenedetto, who met while playing in local bands. Kunzman was in the punk group A Criminal...
Who: My name is Kathryn Colina and I am a singer/songwriter from Nashville, TN gearing up to release my debut six-song EP Recovery. I have always been a storyteller and absolutely love the challenge of confining a narrative within...
Adam Levine described Nicole Nelson's voice as “One of the most powerful voices I have ever heard.” Cee Lo Green said “Your voice is like mother’s love.” In 2012, the guitarist and singer of the duo Dwight & Nicole appeared on NBC's hit show The Voice wowing all four coaches during the blind auditions with her performance of Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah.” Fans instantly fell in love with Nicole and her performance rose to #26 on the iTunes Pop charts. Later that year, Nicole won the Boston Music Award's “Female Vocalist of The Year.”
Pop singer-songwriter Megan Davies, known for her mash-ups created with her sister and other friends, has recently released her original single "Doesn't Matter." The single is about overcoming bullying and encourages those who are bullied to stay strong and...
Billed as “A Celebration of Music Heritage and Culture,” the first Hapa Tour is a personal project for singer-songwriters and friends Meiko and Marié Digby. With dates in February and continuing on through March, where they are being joined by up-and-coming hapa artists in each city, the women are sharing their music and bringing awareness to what Meiko calls “Hapa-ness” — the celebration of mixed racial heritage with partial roots in Asian and/or Pacific Islander ancestry. The tour is sponsored by PledgeMusic and the USC Ito Center Hapa Japan Project.
When Vicki Genfan describes playing guitar as a “body/heart” experience, her description is literal. Her approach is a whole-body connection, one that she has been cultivating since she discovered the instrument at age 5.
Rising Appalachia is a wonderfully eclectic band that presents their music in a beautiful, harmonic way. This band is led by sisters, Chloe and Leah, along with Biko Casini and David Brown and are known for their creative use of instruments like the banjo, fiddle, guitar, stand-up bass, trumpet, drums, congas, didgeridoo, kalimbas, washboard, harmonicas and just about anything you can imagine that can make music. Having been raised in the American South, they were heavily influenced in the sounds of the folk music they were surrounded by during their upbringing. The band has found a niche in the creative area of Atlanta, Georgia called Little Five Points. Through their unique music and creative talents, they have had the fortune of traveling the world and have touched so many lives with their inspirational music. Guitar Girl Magazine recently had the opportunity to speak with Leah of Rising Appalachia.
By Caroline Paone While chatting with singer-guitarist Bree, she was excited for her show later that evening at the Mercury Lounge in Nashville. “Yeah, it’s my birthday bash. I’m celebrating tonight with all my Nashville friends,” said the 24-year-old rising...