Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Royal Wood has established himself as a true musical talent. Since being proclaimed “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft – maintaining an unmistakable identity while uncovering and reinventing his sound.
Wood has two albums that have debuted in the Top 30, multiple JUNO nominations and a #1 added song at Hot AC radio. His songs have been heard on high profile sync placements like Grey’s Anatomy, and Private Practice.
Wood’s new album GHOST LIGHT, featuring the single “Long Way Out” is due out April 22, 2016 via Cadence Music Group/Universal.
GHOST LIGHT marks an immense change in his life and his artistic path, delivering more and more of a letting go to the forefront of his music. The record seizes his sincerest passion for creativity and imagination. It showcases a deeper understanding of where his journey began and where he wants to take it. GHOST LIGHT has given a new meaning to the path in Wood’s career, where unabashed creativity and performance will continue to shine and cultivate his trajectory – no matter where it leads.
Diana Chittester stands alone on stage with her arsenal of acoustic guitars. Her solo show is brought to life by her signature percussive multi-part playing, mimicking a full band on a solo acoustic guitar, blended with intelligent and articulate lyrics. The personal stories and vulnerability she shares on stage resonates with audiences as she invites them along on her journey. Diana’s energetic solo show provides audiences with the full experience.
Moving to Cleveland after college, Diana got her start at the Winchester Music Hall when asked to open for Michael Jackson's lead guitarist, Jennifer Batten in 2008. Building a steady fan-base around Ohio, Diana has performed at the most popular events that Cleveland has to offer; LaureLive Music Festival, Gay Games 9, Burning River Fest, and Red, White & Brew, the top music venues; House of Blues, Trinity Cathedral, Cain Park, The Music Box Supper Club and the Beachland Ballroom. She can be heard on local, college and independent radio stations; WRUW 91.1, The Summit 91.3, WJCU 88.7 and WLKR 95.3. Diana is regularly featured as the musical act on the Fox 8 Morning Show and WKYC's “Live on Lakeside”.
With a steady local performance schedule, Diana set out on the road to extend her fan base to new cities throughout her region in the Midwest, Rust Belt and East Coast cities. Skinny Devil Magazine of Lexington, Kentucky dubbed Diana a “Guitar God” when they invited her to lead a guitar clinic on her signature right hand technique. In a short-lived 8 month move to the West Coast, Diana regularly performed in Portland and the Bay areas of the Pacific Northwest. Diana became internationally recognized when asked to perform at the 'cornerstone of culture' in Barrie, Ontario at the MacLaren Art Centre in 2012.
ArtVoice Magazine in Buffalo, New York called Diana “a complex guitar acrobat” before her premier at Asbury Hall's 9th Ward live music venue owned and operated by folk legend Ani DiFranco.Music Connections Magazine noted her “intelligent and articulate lyrics” after reviewing her 2012 album, In This Skin. In 2014, Diana successfully raised over $5,000 in a fan funded effort to head to New Orleans to record her first solo acoustic record, Find My Way Home.
Diana Chittester has shared the stage with many iconic guitarists and songwriters like Colin Hay, LP, Garnet Rogers, Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson), Michelle Malone, Dan Bern, Kim Simmonds, Kim Richey, The Michael Stanley Band, Donnie Iris, Melissa Ferrick, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes and more.
You can find In This Skin (2012) and Find My Way Home (2014) on Pandora, Spotify, iTunes, Amazon MP3 and Rhapsody.
Currently, Diana is writing and recording new music for her upcoming album, teaching educational workshops at schools and festivals, and regularly performing locally and regionally at venues and nightclubs.
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