Toni Byrd has definitely established herself as one of Atlanta’s unforgettable and versatile premiere vocal artists. This singer/songwriter is continually drawing fans locally and has established a worldwide fan base with her smooth and mesmerizing vocals. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Byrd has made Georgia her home since the year 2000 and has worked with some of Atlanta’s finest artists from the host of Atlanta’s longest running jam session at Churchill Grounds, Danny Harper, to jazz trumpeter, Joe Gransden. In addition to singer/songwriter, add actress to her status. Byrd was cast in a primary role, playing the character, “Ida Belle”, in the movie, “Lawless”, opening in theaters August 29, 2012, starring, Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Guy Pierce, and Gary Oldman.
Byrd has performed in and around the Atlanta area including performances at the grand opening of the Villa Ricca Amphitheater in Villa Ricca, Georgia and at the Capital City Club in downtown Atlanta. Byrd has also performed at The Rialto Theater, The Ritz Carlton-Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia, The Atlanta Policemen Ball (two years consecutively), The Georgian Terrace in downtown Atlanta, Big Canoe Mountain Resort in Big Canoe, Georgia, The Egyptian Room at the Fox Theater in downtown Atlanta, The Georgia Aquarium, Druid Hills Country Club, Fred Brown Amphitheater in Peachtree City, Georgia, St. Simons Island, The Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville, Georgia, Marriott Marquis, The Ritz Carlton Buckhead in Atlanta, Ventanna’s, The Ritz Carlton Downtown Atlanta, Cafe 290 in Sandy Springs, Georgia and Churchill Grounds in downtown Atlanta. Byrd has opened for music artists, Kenny G, Take 6 and Wycliffe Gordon and has performed after parties for Norman Brown, Eric Darius, Pieces of A Dream, Richard Elliot, George Benson and Boney James.
When: Saturday, September 8, 2012 – 7:30pm & 9:30pm shows.
Where: The Velvet Note – 4075 Old Milton Parkway – Alpharetta, GA
What is the name of Toni’s debut CD Release?
Entry Deadline: Thursday, Sept. 7, 2012