Fri, Sep 09, 2016 |
10:00PM - 1:00AM
Sonia Leigh Live In Concert With Special Guest Johnathan EastEVENT ENDED
Sonia Leigh has proven to be a shapeshifter, releasing the timely dark pop anthem, Live Like Ghosts, the latest in a pair of... singles featuring the mysterious Rob The Man.
In her adopted hometown of Nashville, she's become a popular songwriter on Music Row, with a pair of #1 hits to her name and a reputation as a writer who stretches country music far beyond its limits.
Sonia saves the most forward-thinking music for herself, though. From the roots-rock swagger of her first Top 45 single, "My Name is Money," to her breezy summertime hit “Put It In Your Pocket,” she's carved a unique path that winds in and out of country music, entering genre-bending territory along the way. Recent recording sessions in Los Angeles and London have found her branching out even further, mixing her raw, raspy vocals (which have earned comparisons to Joan Jett and Janis Joplin) with electronics and grunge-pop production.
Sonia is no stranger to the mainstream, with her album 1978 December — released in 2011 on Southern Ground, a label run by Zac Brown — climbing to number 43 on the country charts.
She's enjoying her independence these days, though. Why? Because it allows her to chase down her muse, no matter the direction it leads her. Her independent release “When We Are Alone” was featured in the hit television show Nashville and landed her a cameo.
BMI songwriter writer award for #1 hit by Zac Brown Band "Goodbye In Her Eyes" and "Sweet Annie'