2021 Festival Applicants and Profiles
|Performer / Group Name||Kayla Lynn & the Change|
|Home City||Asheville, North Carolina|
|Type of Performance||Stage - Music / Vocal|
|Genre / Type of Performance||Funk|
Kayla Lynn is a bass player, singer, songwriter, empowerment speaker, living in Asheville, NC. Kayla is attending UNCA as a jazz performance major with a vocal minor. She has immersed herself in the funk music community in Asheville and become a regular at The Tuesday Night Funk Jam. Since moving to AVL, Kayla has played with the Alive After Five Concert Series with The Asheville All-Stars, was the bass player for the sold-out LIZZO/Talking Heads tribute with members of The Fritz, and performed with the Women who moved the Needle event sponsored by The Asheville Symphony. She has played with numerous bands throughout Asheville as well as with her own band at venues on the East Coast. Kayla is a resident artist with LEAF Global Arts, an ambassador for Free2Luv, and a founding member of The One Voice Project. She is releasing her debut solo album in April entitled "Stay," produced by Josh Blake at Echo Mountain. With Kayla on bass and vocal, Isaac Hadden on guitar, Thommy Knowles on keys, and Kayla's drummer of 13 years Aryan Graham on drums, the 4 song EP is young, fresh, and fun.
|Performance Sample Link||youtu.be|