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Portrait of Karly Summers

Karly Summers

About Karly Summers

Victoria, Canada

"Conveying her feelings with a peaceful voice and well crafted melodies, this 16-year-old singer-songwriter delivers a fresh mix of poppy, yet sophisticated, acoustic rock. A familiar sound with a new touch from a girl you won't soon forget; Karly Summers captures hearts as she lays her own on the table within her relatable and reliable lyrics." -Jeff Gargas, President of FTF Records,

Karly Summers is a breath of fresh air.

From playing in front of her school for the first time, to playing in front of thousands just two and a half years later. Karly Summers performs like a seasoned professional.

Canadian Musician/Actor Tom Jackson was so impressed with Karly, he chose her to open for him, Christmas 2007. Since then Karly has been requested to play at countless Festivals and Fairs. She is producing her first CD, which she expects to be released close to the new year (2011). Her biggest Festival to date was Vancouver Island Music Festival (Comox) where she was the youngest performer and captivated an audience of a few thousand with her mature sound.

"It was shocking, refreshing, and exciting to experience Karly's talent for the first time. Beautiful songwriting with a voice to match Michelle Branch, Karly has extensive skills as an entertainer at such a young age. We've promoted her several times on The Eagle and see great things in her immediate future!" -Ryan Mennie, Music Director, CKLR-FM 97.3 THE EAGLE

"Karly was a breath of fresh air at the Vancouver Island Musicfest. Her music enjoyed by our audience members of all ages!" -Doug Cox, Vancouver Island Music Festival Producer and accomplished Musician,

Although the big venues are very exciting, some of her most memorable gigs are when she is street level with her audience and she can meet and talk with people from all over the world.

Karly's musical influences consist mainly of solo artists such as John Mayer, Michelle Branch, Sheryl Crow, Bryan Adams and Sarah McLachlan. The one exception is her favorite band, Paramore. (To see her covers of Summer Of '69 and Building A Mystery visit her YouTube Channel at Karly has been writing her lyrics about life experiences, feelings and realizations since she was eight years old. The people and events in her life inspire these lyrics.

Karly is a natural and relaxed performer with staying power. She is focused and driven to have a life long career in music. Karly Summers is the driving force behind her successes.

"Karly Summers is a warm and positive artist to watch out for. She has made goals at a young age to create music, and you can feel her dreams being achieved in every song." -Shamik/Musician

("Karly has everything going for her musically.") -John Capek, Award Winning Songwriter & Producer,

("Karly, you have a hit on your hands. Everyone will be humming that chorus.") As said by Larry Wayne Clark (Brain Child Music) after hearing her song "You'll Never Know."


Best-of-20 Best-of-100 Top-40 Top-40

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