Rebekah Todd grew up in the small town of Benson, North Carolina, and was surrounded by music as early as she could remember. At eight years old, she started formal piano lessons, but soon figured out that the structure of reading music didn't quite fit her style of learning. Soon after, Rebekah's father gave her a black acoustic Washburn guitar and offered to teach her to play. A musician himself, her father enjoyed showing his daughter the way around the fret board. He flooded the house with sounds of classic rock and folk, playing everything from The Beatles to Bob Dylan, and Rebekah instantly found her musical niche.
She began honing her craft and getting comfortable on stage by playing in bands in junior high and high school. As Rebekah grew into her voice and picking style, she started to pull inspiration from a wide range of musical genres, which shapes the music she writes and performs today. While Rebekah can cover songs ranging from Led Zeppelin to Katy Perry, she often cites soulful singer/songwriters like Lauryn Hill and Susan Tedeschi as her inspiration.
Since receiving a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from East Carolina University (2012), Rebekah has been completely devoted to writing and touring up and down the east coast, knowing she has to put in the hard work and time to reach her goals. Currently a solo acoustic act, she has shared the stage with talented musicians like Paleface, Jim Avett, and Holy Ghost Tent Revival.
Rebekah is currently based out of Raleigh, NC. She is a gifted songwriter with a voice that was meant to be heard—natural, soulful, and effortless. She finds inspiration in her life experiences and channels those emotions into her songs, making her approach to music organic and authentic. With her first EP, Forget Me Not (2011) under her belt, Rebekah is preparing to record her first LP in the summer of 2013.