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’s 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.
6 GLAMAs including Female Artist of the Year
GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian American Anti Defamation) Award for Best Album (previous recipient Elton John)
Coin Of Honor from a joint coalition of the United States Military for her humanitarian efforts
Spirit of Folk Music Award from Folk Alliance International (2017)
From the Sydney Opera House to the Kerrville Folk Festival and a bomb shelter in the Negev, SONiA has shared stages and caves with many of her heroes; Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Nickel Creek, Green Day, Emmylou Harris, GEORGE, John Fullbright, Sheryl Crow, Lucinda Williams, Joan Jett, and Bruce Springsteen at the Light of Day Benefit concert (2014). She is honored to be endorsed by 7 international manufacturers including the SONiA Signature Model of Santa Cruz Guitar Company, Shubb Capos, Fishman Transducers, D'Addarrio, and John Pearse Strings.
"The honesty of her songs touches the hearts and minds of people from a wide spectrum of social and ethnic backgrounds who share a positive world vision", says Rounder Records. SONiA has performed in over 20 countries, leaving for Australia in December 2019-2020 for the Woodford Folk Festival, the Illawarra Music Festival and other tour dates. SONiA will return to Germany for shows in the spring of 2022.
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