Fan, Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Music Photojournalist, Song Plugger, Manager / Agent, Producer, Videographer, Director, Attorney, Publisher, Publicist, Lighting, Audio Engineer, Roadie, Graphic Artist, Stage Manager, Make Up Artist, Personal Trainer, Web Guru, Actor, Band, DJ, Promoter
Guitar, Bass, Keyboards
Tell us about yourself:
Tonya Marie Faris was born in Knoxville Tennessee from Native American roots Cherokee from her mother's side of the family. Tonya began playing music at an early age when she was 5 years old, started Writing her own songs also playing the guitar. Tonya vision is writing and singing songs that have universal message with gut wrenching truth, Tonya understand the demographics of the younger audience, Her songs speaks to the things in there soul. Tonya have written over 300 songs, Her biggest asset the ability to write a song Lyrics & music in 5 minutes or less, She had done this since the age of 5. Tonya Marie Faris is one of the few artists who are able to fuse Southern Rock and Country of the 1960’s and 1970’s into her own style that no one can even imitate. It has even been said that she is the heiress to the legacy left by Janis Joplin and Woodstock.
We get asked all the time, where do I start in my musical journey? We would recommend heading to the Country Music Hall of Fame and buying a membership. Tour the museum frequently and learn from the country stars, writers and musicians before you. Then see a show at the famous Ryman Auditorium and head to Tootsies afterwards. Write with anyone that will write with you and practice, practice, practice. Get involved with NashvilleUniverse.com and play one of our shows. Get Involved and…