|Band Members||Maria DuBiel|
|# Years Experience Performing Live:||15|
|# Live Perfomances Past Six-months:||20|
|Market Draw:||Philadelphia: 151-200; New York City: 151-200|
|Venue History:||World Cafe Live - Philadelphia, PA; TLA - Philadelphia, PA; Susquehanna Bank Center - Camden, NJ|
|Opener Experience:||Montgomery Gentry; Little Big Town; Eric Church; Leon Russell; Catie Curtis|
|Similar Artists:||Shawn Colvin; Sarah McLachlan; K.D. Lang|
|Performing Rights Society:||BMI|
|Discography:||Goin' Back EP—2008; GoGirls Music Fest 2008 LP—2008|
Currently Maria is touring in support of her brand new CD release “Goin’ Back”, which is winning rave reviews from fans and critics alike. This work brings the essence of her live performances to the forefront and captures an incredible sonic picture that the listener can enjoy again and again.
*Featured performer for Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe stage on National Country Throwdown Tour – Susquehanna Bank Center, Philadelphia, PA 25,000+ concert attendance. Other artists on the bill: Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Eric Church
*Placed 3rd out of over 1,600 entries at Ourstage.com “Live at the Roxy” competition.
*Featured performer for Gap Inc. NATIONAL MUSIC EVENT “Born to Play”.
*Mike Pinder’s (Moody Blues founder) Songwars Competition: Semi-Finalist for “One Love”
*Mike Pinder’s Songwars: Honorable Mention for “Only You”.
*Finalist in World Cafe Live Beta Hi-Fi Emerging Artist Showcase ( Philadelphia, PA)
*Showcase performances at Dewey Beach Music Conference
*Showcase performance at Millennium Music Conference.
*Showcase performance at Singer Songwriter Cape May Festival.
*Featured Performer at Dewey Beach Chickfest 2008.
*Spotlight performance at Godfrey Daniels, Bethlehem, PA
Cool Vibes Acoustic Diner Show ( Philadelphia, PA )
Indie104 iRadio LA ( Los Angeles, CA )
Women of Substance Radio Show (Alta Loma, CA )
WVIA FM NPR ( PA )
Radio Crystal Blue ( NYC )
Maria’s latest release “Goin’ Back” is available at the following:
Goin’ Back CD – released November 2008
GoGirls Musicfest Compilation CD – released October 2008
South Side Sunday Nights (Compilation CD issued by Godfrey Daniels venue – featuring John Gorka)
House Main speakers, one or two stage monitors depending on the size of stage area, DI for guitar, phantom power for condenser microphone headset. One boom stand, basic mixing console/amp with 4 Low Z inputs, and reverb effects. Basic stage lighting.