Chad Deal 6 p.m., March 28
RIYL: Norah Jones, Savannah Phillyaw
Influences: Jewel, Carly Simon, Norah Jones
Temecula singer/guitarist Taylor Tickner made her stage debut while still in grade school, appearing in a local stage production of Annie. After studying at Temecula Music Academy, she entered the NACMAI (North American County Music Association International) competition, winning Vocalist of the Year.
While still attending Great Oak High School, she began performing at local venues, including the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar.