Ken Leighton 1 p.m., Oct. 21
The Dannie Marie Band
Sound description: The band takes the imagery and storytelling elements of country music, and then adds a rock flair to create a pop country/rock sound.
RIYL: Taylor Swift, The Band Perry, Gloriana, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Miley Cyrus, Sugarland
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Inception: San Diego, 2010
Influences: Taylor Swift, The Band Perry, Gloriana, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Sugarland
While most of her peers were deciding which college to attend after graduation, 18 year-old singer/guitarist Dannie Marie was busy putting together a band to back her up for a debut gig at the 2010 San Diego County Fair.
The Dannie Marie Band self-released a self-titled album later in 2010.