Sandy Hathaway’s songs reach back in time and deliver stories that touch the heart. The vivid descriptions and metaphors in her lyrics add texture and soul to the story. Her vocal style delivers blues soul and raw emotion with layers of country, blues, blue grass and folk. Her songs are intimate stories about her childhood, family, growing up on a farm and relationships. She writes songs in several genres, Rock, Folk, Blues, Country and Jazz.Hathaway studied classical guitar at Meyer Music in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Years of playing live shows at coffeehouses, wine rooms and festivals has developed her personal guitar style. Her voice can be described as a blending of Dar Williams and Patty Griffin beautiful, soulful vocals draw listeners and her fan base continues to grow with each live show.
Sandy’s songwriting influences include influences of Gillian Welch, Patty Griffin, Shawn Colvin and Sara Bareilles. She especially admires songwriters such as Tom Waits, John Hiatt and Donny Hathaway.
Hathaway has released a new EP Red Sky at Morning 2016, which is available for download at most online music stores. Sandy released her debut, full length, album Edge of Twilight at Sail Inn January 2014.
Sandy was selected as one of the Top Ten Finalists in 2004 & 2016 Tucson Folk Festival Songwriting Competition. She will compete on April 30, 2016. She has recently released a new EP Red Sky at Morning and has a full length CD Edge of Twilight 2014.
Sandy has been playing guitar and singing since she was eight years old and has performed professionally for over 12 years. She has built her fan base through friendship with her audience and with many local artists in Arizona. This performer has a good sense of what the audience wants to hear.
Popular, Folk and Rock
Original and Covers
Providing Live Music for:
Restaurants, Wine Rooms, Coffee Shops, Music Festivals, Special Events,Concert Support, Private and Corporate Parties, and Wedding
Three time featured artist on Good Morning Arizona TV3
Artist of the Week at ezFolk.com
KXAM 1310 AM radio Scottsdale, AZ
Airplay 90.7 Traverse City, MI
AZ Music Café KKNT 960 Phoenix, AZ
Top Ten Finalist Tucson Folk Festival
National Songwriting Competition
Sandy Hathaway contact information:
Ph: (602) 751-2284
Please contact Sandy for a complete song list