Mary Coppin Band
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Mary Coppin- A Room Up For Rent
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MARY COPPIN

Mary Coppin's voice has a magical quality, somewhere between Natalie Merchant and The Kinleys that cuts through the ordinary and can literally hush a noisy club. Her pop/rock/folk songs take you on a journey from evocative questions to joyful answers, Chris Boardman, film composer, (Mel Gibson's Payback)

Besides winning the top prizes in both The John Lennon Songwriting and Telluride's Troubadour competitions, Mary has opened for major artists like Willie Nelson in Maui and Natalie Merchant in Colorado. Mary�s also been a featured performer on the prestigious Main Stage of the Kerrville Folk Festival and her debut CD, "A Room Up For Rent", produced by Grammy nominated Jay Donnellan has received rave reviews in Billboard Magazine.

Mary lives both on The Big Island of Hawaii and in Southern California and travels often between Hawaii, California and Nashville.

SOME AWARDS:
2006 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist Showcase Hillsdale, NY
2006 Winner Wildflower Music Festival Singer Songwriter Contest Richardson, TX
2006 People's Choice Winner Audience Voted at The Wildflower Music Festival Richarson, TX
Orange County Music Awards Winner "Best Out Of County" Orange County, CA
Maxell Song Of The Year
John Lennon Songwriting Contest!! (Top Winner out of over 30,000 entries)
1st Place Winner Troubadour Competition Telluride Music Festival Telluride, CO
UK Songwriting Contest Grand Prize Winner Folk/Country
Third Place Overall Winner USA Songwriting Contest, (Over 31,000 entries)
Rocky Mountain Folks Festival 2nd Place Winner Lyons, CO
Sierra Songwriters Festival Grand Prize Winner

SOME PLACES MARY'S PLAYED:
The Kerrville Folk Festival - Main Stage in Kerrville, Texas
The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival in Lyons, Colorado
Winterfest Stage at The Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, UT
The Bluebird Cafe Nashville, TN
Opening for Natalie Merchant in front of 10,000 people in Telluride, CO
Headlining at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center in Lancaster, CA
Opening for Willie Nelson in Maui, HI
EAT�M Music Conference Showcase in Las Vegas, NV
SXSW Showcase in Austin, TX
NAMM Anaheim, CA & Nashville, TN
SWRFA Official showcase Folk Alliance Austin, TX

WHO LOVES HER MUSIC:
Chris Thompson, lead singer of Manfred Mann
Dave Merenda Grammy winning songwriter, Sara McLachlan�s �I Will Remember You�
Chris Boardman film composer, Mel Gibson�s �Payback�
Kristy Jackson hit songwriter, Reba McEntire�s �Take It Back�
Rod Kennedy the founder of The Kerrville Folk Festival

...Oh, and you can watch a goofy lil clip from Kulak's Woodshed at http://www.kulakswoodshed.com/musicvideos/index.shtml#AnchorMaryCoppin