Join us at Red Light Café for Doria Roberts' 11th Annual-ish Birthday Party Show. Doria will be performing with her full band – and keep an eye out for cupcakes and champagne!
Atlanta based, internationally touring singer / songwriter and spoken word artist Doria Roberts has lived on the road since performing at the original Lilith Fair in 1999 where she was plucked from the side stage to perform solos with Sarah McLachlan and the Indigo Girls. She quit her day job the next morning and since then has performed nearly 150 shows a year, appearing in listening rooms, theaters and festivals across the US, France, Canada, Sweden and Australia.
She has shared the stage with folk and blues legends Odetta, The Holmes Brothers and Janis Ian, world music darling Angelique Kidjo, as well as pop favorites John Mayer, Me'shell N'degeocello and many others. She was a featured performer along with Jane Fonda and playwright Pearl Cleage in Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologue productions in Atlanta and New Orleans. Roberts was also recently chosen for an artist residency and tour tributing Black Femal Songwriters, The tour was curated by the Black Rock Coalition and sponsored by The Chateauvallon Artist Complex in Ollioules, France.
She has also received the International Orfeo Musica Humantarian Award, The Anderson Leadership Award and was nominated for the Colin Higgins Courage Award for lending her music and talent to fundraising and awareness efforts for communities in need around the globe.
Doria has independently released six studio projects with international distribution on her own Hurricane Doria Records imprint and is working on her latest, a musical tribute to the late civil rights singer/songwriter Odetta entitled “Blackeyed Susan” due out in April.