Jay Allen Sanford 3:30 p.m., Sept. 13
The Morgan Leigh Band
RIYL: Carrie Underwood, Jewel, Kellie Pickler
Influences: Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler
Based in Valley Center, actress, dancer, and country singer Morgan Leigh Boberg began singing professionally at age fifteen and has worked as a costumed Disney princess at parties and corporate events. She formed the six-member Morgan Leigh Band in 2012, debuting at the San Diego County Fair.
In early 2013, she appeared as a contestant on season twelve of the TV show American Idol. Her band was also among five finalists in the the Bank of the West Celebrates America Opening Band Contest, which awarded the winner an opening slot for Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Loverboy at Memorial Park in Omaha, Nebraska.