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Eliza Neals - Vocals and Piano - Hometown:Detroit - Record Labe:Indie

Eliza Neals is a dynamic front woman, multi-talented musician plus the voice of the 'new blues' for a younger generation. Eliza is a 2013 Detroit Music Award winner for "Messin with a Fool" which received "Outstanding Blues/R&B Recording (album)" and "Rock Songwriter!" In 2012 Eliza won "Outstanding Blues Songwriter" at the DMAs.

National press and radio says "Eliza has such power in her voice that she can take on a big song and do it real justice" DJ Phill Penny Radio Trent UK. "Eliza Neals hits you right between the eyes…" Blues Blast Magazine. “Eliza Neals “The Detroit Diva" is the name: This Diva has claws and sharp teeth..." Wasser Prawda German Magazine. "This album of “Stiletto Blues” first came out in January 2012, but it keeps finding itself back in the news and for a very good reason… " The DirtyLowDown "Neals' style is incendiary and unabashed." Real Detroit Weekly.

Eliza Neals produced a show at the "Cutting Room" in June, a benefit for her songwriting partner and mentor, Motown legend Barrett Strong. "We sang many of the Strong/Whitfield hits with a diverse range of musicians and singers. Thank you to the generosity of the "Cutting Room" we were able to give all of the money raised to help with Mr.Strong's medical and living expenses" says Eliza.

Touring in 2013 at Miami Beach, Las Vegas, Nashville, Chicago, Detroit and New York to name a few stops Eliza Neals is "in her own lane with the pedal to the metal!" The award winning sultry and powerful blues rock vocalist, recording artist, performer and producer is being compared to greats like Etta James, Amy Winehouse, Adele and Ricki Lee Jones among others. This is a night for old and new fans to enjoy something classic and cool from the city that drives your soul.

Eliza Neals
Booking New Venues Festivals and Stages Now! Contact: ElizaNeals@gmail.com

Biography
ELIZA NEALS is an outstanding emerging female artist on the independent music scene. Back an forth from Detroit to New York City, Eliza has lifted audiences and sold out the best rooms including Joe’s Pub, Cutting Room, Knitting Factory, Arlene's Grocery, Living Room, BB King's and the longest running Rock venue in NY The Bitter End.

Currently in the studio with Super Detroit producer Martin "Tino" Gross of the "Howling Diablos" and Motown Godfather Barrett Strong they are creating a Bluesy-Motown-Rock-Soul-Fortress. The new album will be released in the fall of 2011. Eliza's been co-writing with Barrett Strong the Motown legend on “No Frogs for Snakes” and “liquorfoot” her last albums, she has produced a sound that's unparalleled in female Rock n Roll today.

"It jumps into the ears of the innocent and strikes the heart of its Soul" Cashbox Magazine Starting out listening to Etta James, Motown, Classic Rock and P-Funk Eliza in her pre-teens began writing after meeting Bootsy Collins in a Detroit Record store. Eliza’s musical ear, piano skills and god given voice took her on a journey that gained her a degree in Opera from Wayne State University in Detroit. Meanwhile, Detroit rock emerged as her direction, being a young vibrant female vocalist, who felt the calling to express herself through rock and blues. Locally, Eliza strives to perform and write with the best Detroit had to offer. She graced every venue with powerful vocals, charisma and a deep connection with the audience.

Her pursuit of singing, touring and writing for a bigger audience conceived “No Frogs for Snakes,” to sold out live shows. The Big Apple honed Eliza’s unique sound with new energy, honesty, integrity and passion. Eliza’s vocals and her band deliver a sound beyond your
expectations!

Eliza is currently recording a new album with Tino "Funky Daddy" of the "Howling Diablos" and Motown Legend Barrett Strong! More to come!