Erika Davidson

Erika Davidson

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Erika is blessed with and amazing vocal talent. She is the whole package with vocals, dancing and guitar skills.

Biography

For 16-year-old rising star Erika Davidson, recording her first EP was a dream come true. Erika's self titled debut album, showcases the Reno native's soft yet edgy pop-country sound -- a blend of dynamic vocals and catchy, inspirational melodies. Believing that songs should both entertain and inspire, Erika also wrote the lyrics for each of the album's six tracks. "Never in my 15 years of teaching have I seen a person with such a natural gift for melody and songwriting like Erika," says Eric Stangeland, Erika's award-winning guitar teacher and a renowned musician himself. "And she has the work ethic to match."

Drawing from her own experiences and those around her, she would create a great pop sound. With the help from her guitar teacher, Erika was able to find her voice. Putting together catchy melodic hooks, and driving guitar rhythms, her music compels her fans to sing along.

Inspired by artists such as Taylor Swift and Mandy Moore, Erika works constantly to develop her skills as an all-around musician and performer. "I want to be able to excel in every aspect of entertainment. My guitar, vocal , piano and dance lessons will hopefully help me to be a better performer." says Erika.

Having performed with the Sierra School of Performing Arts and the Tahoe Players, both community theaters. Erika's no stranger to the stage. In 2008 she played the lead role Sheila in Chorus Line. She followed that up with Tinman in the Wizard of Oz. Erika has also starred in more than 10 local commercials, and has been cast as a "discovery" in a national TV show scheduled to launch this April.

When not on stage, Erika models for a variety of local photographers. Notable appearances include Reno-Tahoe Photography, Daniel Heron (Spy Kids poster), Steven Lee Design, and ISO.

While Erika was a part of two singing groups in her younger years, she was able to develop her stage presence, confidence

Erika's young career has been filled with accolades. In addition to being selected for the MADE IN RENO showcase in 2008 and 2009, Erika's recent accomplishments include:

• Finalist - Magic on the Mic
• Finalist - Reno Idol
• Finalist - Sparks Idol
• Third Place - Reno News & Review Song Writing Competition
• Winner – Nevada State Fair Singing Competition

Her musical Journey has just begun, and with her infectious sound she is excited in taking the next big step in her career.

www.myspace.com/erikadavidsonsmusic

Discography

Original Songs:

Self Titled EP: Erika Davidson
Recognize
I Want You Back
Unspoken
The New you
Attraction
Butterflies
Don't Try

Waiting
Possibilities
Butterflies

Just Blush- Fairytale EP
You Turn My Life
Which Way
Fairytale
What's it gonna be

Set List

adapt to our audience for song selections

Sets are usually 30-45 minutes
Mixing originals with Cover songs
We sing Pop/ rock songs
from the 60's-2000's (current top 40)

Tangled Up in Me
Rush
Teardrops on my Guitar
Our Song
Natural Woman
Black Horse and a Cherry Tree
These Boots are Made for Walking
Suds N a Bucket
Everything I'm Not
Forever
Greyhound Bus
Where The Boys Are
Beautiful
Let er Rip
What a girl Wants
Any Man of Mine
How to touch a Girl
Chemicals react
Girlfriend
(any Song any order)

And Much more, request it and the girls will learn it!