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The WDVX Blue Plate Special – 10/9 – SONiA disappear fear / Jessey Adams

October 9, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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From a Palestinian Village in Israel to the synagogue in Freudental, Germany to the Sydney Opera House, Americana singer-songwriter SONiA disappear fear has brought her music to audiences across the globe. Having recently completed her 14th tour across Germany, she returns to America with new fans including those from Ukraine, seeking safety in Germany – and is set to begin work on her 23rd album, the aptly-titled 23, and an accompanying autobiography detailing the incredible true story of her remarkable journey as an openly-lesbian artist over the past 35 years – one whose music played a small part in America’s transformation from a society of homosexual repression to one in which gay marriage is legal nations wide. SONiA’s songs, as her name might suggest, disappear fear – light up the hearts of humanity.

“Her songs are a vivid celebration of the human spirit in all its infinite manifestations”, writes Don Kening- Chicago Daily Herald, “her music has a singular sound that makes labeling and categorizing a waste of time.”

SONiA disappear fear is a world class composer and artist. SONiA’s talent of writing in a variety of genres and languages has garnered her a vast following worldwide. SONiA‚Äôs double CD LiVE at MAXiMAL was in the first round running Grammy for Folk Album of the Year. Looking at her touring schedule past and future one can trace decades of dedication to various humanitarian and animal rights’ causes. Her 2019 CD By My Silence is in response to the rise of hate and anti-Semitism around the world, while her 2020 compilation Love Out Loud encourages people to embrace their identity while highlighting the ongoing push for LGBT equality. Next up is ALBUM 23 to be released the 23rd of September 2023.

Jessey Adams is a young singer and songwriter showcasing a powerful combination sound of outlaw and traditional style country music. Embodying the spirit of a vagabond, her music has taken her across the country to perform from small town bars in Arizona to midwest festival stages. Her original music encompasses the thrill of being on the road while still remembering a simple raising with small town roots. After a month long recording project in Nashville, TN, her original music is set to release in 2023/2024. Notable performances include; opening for Sunny Sweeney, the Porterfield Country Music Festival, Detroit’s Rock4Tots and Bass Pro Shop’s Veterans Day event.


October 9, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Knoxville, TN 37902 United States
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