Jay Allen Sanford 2 p.m., Dec. 5
RIYL: Jewel, Amber Ojeda, Victoria Robertson, Alicia Champion
Influences: Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Jewel, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Reba McEntire, Shaina Twain, the Dixie Chicks, Christina Aguilera, Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Kay Perry, Lady GaGa, Sarah Bareilles, Adele
Singer/songwriter Kinnie Dye grew up in Oklahoma, before spending close to a decade in New York City. After relocating to San Diego, she opened for Jewel and played with her band the Yes Team.
As of 2016, Dye was appearing around town as a solo performer.