Recover humanity to earthly authenticity through song, clay, experience in water/land, and by creating relationships with everyone/and everything!
Purchased first guitar-1980, pawn shop, Shreveport, La.Street Performer
New York City 1981-1986 Solo Artist
Southern California 1999-2014
Writing songs and playing with various groups. Honing my performance skills.
Found ground clay via a gas leak-Summer, 2021
The Lot, The Strand Theater, Shreveport Farmer’s Market, Windrush Grill, Anvil, Superior Grill, Noble Savage, Cork and Barrel, El Portrillo, The Elks Club, Bayou Thunder Saloon, Coyotes, Nicky’s Mexican Restaurant, Tipitinas, Norsworthy Gallery, Fully Stacked, Bon Temp, OS2 (Marshall), Uncle Bennie’s, Marilyn’s Place, Ki’ Mexico, Lee’s Liquid Assets, Tiki Bar, Rhino Coffee, Bear’s, the bar chord, Red River Brewery, Harley Davidson Bossier City, AJ’s Sport’s Bar, Margaritaville, Our Place (Lake Bistineau) on The Cane River ( Natchitoches), Horseshoe Casino Dare Pool Venue, Tacomania, Cantina Laredo, Shreveport Water Works Museum, artspace, minicine?, Central Arts Station, The Petroleum Club, Grumpy’s Bar, The Levee, The Boardwalk, Bossier City, The Lot, Tomboni’s of Longview, East Texas Brewery of Tyler, Kitchens Hardware of Mineola, Texas, Fat Jacks of Texarkana, Arkansasperformance
CREATED MY OWN BAND, ‘THE JOANITONES’
Lovewell Center Thanksgiving Dinner Event 2015
Bossier City Boardwalk: Solo and group performances throughout the year, even a chance to play my trumpet during Christmas!
Host for the 2016 Artbreak Open Mic Stage
Judge for the 2016 Bayou Thunder Saloon Karaoke Contest
Judge for 2017 Artbreak Talent Show
Winner (The Joanitones) Horseshoe Casino Contest for Dare Pool Event
August 11, 2018
FINALIST-MUSIC PRIZE (LOUISIANA FILM PRIZE) 2018
Named a COLLECTIBLE ARTIST 2018 SRAC
WINNER 2019 PERFORMANCE ARTIST FELLOWSHIP (SRAC)
Named a ROSTER ARTIST, 2017
Louisiana Music Prize Semi-Finalists, 2021
The Sunflower Trail and Festival, 2021
Rooster Fest, Canton, Texas August, 2021
Cirque du Lake Street Festival, 2018
RedBud Festival, 2018
Louisiana Food and Music Festival, 2018
Red River Revel Festival, October, 2019
The Exit 56 Blues Festival, Brownsville, Tennessee, May, 2020
Graduate June 2018
Fett’s Empowering Women in Audio Clinic, Nashville Tennessee
AWARDED A MINI TRAVEL GRANT FROM SRAC
Access Student-Catch The Moon Music, Los Angeles, Ca. October 2018
Joined Women In Audio Discipline via Internet with Xylo Aria
Created Radchild Music, LLC, July 2018 as my own publishing company.
I HAVE CREATED 100+ SONGS TO DATE
CREATIVE SOULS TRIBE-NASHVILLE, TN.
Catch The Moon Music-Mentorship Program
Women In Audio -Xylo Aria