Cindy Bear is an award winning songwriter and Folk/Americana Artist from Jacksonville, Florida. She performs at Folk and acoustic music festivals, house concerts, and various charity fundraisers all over Florida. She is happy to announce that her bass player, Curtis Wayne Schaper, will be joining her on stage at her upcoming festival and concert events.
Her passion is writing empowering songs about the human condition and Florida history, both as a storyteller and a humorist. She blends her life experiences and inspirations with positive energy to create these songs with hopes they will be a blessing to others.
Her song about Julia Tuttle, "Mother of Miami", won the Best Traditional Folk Song award at the 2013 North Florida Acoustic Music Festival, and placed in the top 10 in the 2014 Will McLean Best New Florida Songwriting Contest. Other award winning songs include, "Please Don't Let the Music End", "What's Next?" and "The Top of the World." Her newest songs include, "Pink Roses," which is a song for cancer survivors, and a funny song about Pet Peeves, called "How About You?"
Cindy Bear is an extremely versatile singer, songwriter and musician, and is an active board member of the North Florida Folk Network. Her influences include Johnny Cash, Arlo and Woody Guthrie, Kate Wolf, Nancy Wilson of Heart, Gillian Welch, Neil Young, The Beatles, Pete Seeger, Amy Carol Webb and Bob Dylan.
To book Cindy Bear at your next event, please contact her at email@example.com, or #904-626-2829.