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Mya Byrne

Like a crackling backyard fire outside of a city at dusk, stars on one side of the sky and light pollution on the other, Mya Byrne’s music is in the pocket of traditional country, yet firmly rooted in the modern world. Reaching into the well of Americana influences, from
countrypolitan to glam-pop, blues, folk-rock, and ghostly incantations, Mya combines them into a singular voice and vision. Her storytelling is rich, powerful, and poetic, with elements of John Prine’s whimsy, Leonard Cohen’s spiritual gravitas, Dylan’s wit, and Lucinda Williams’ aching sensuality.

An out and proud queer trans woman, Mya recently became an official Gibson artist, and signed with Kill Rock Stars as the first artist on its new Nashville/Americana imprint, releasing the single “Autumn Sun” from her upcoming LP produced in Nashville by Grammy-nominated Aaron Lee Tasjan to praise from Rolling Stone, Billboard, and No Depression, plus key adds to radio, Sirius XM, & official playlists on Spotify and Apple Music. She also created the music for Amazon Music’s Country Heat Weekly podcast and is featured on Reba’s top ten remix of "I'm a Survivor".

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Details

From:

Oakland, CA

Genre:

Americana

Subgenre:

Alt Country

Professional Connections:

Mya Byrne is seeking the following:

  • Management
  • Brand Partnership
  • Gear Endorsement
  • Booking Agent - US
  • Booking Agent - UK/Europe