Some of Travis Smith's influences include Stevie Wonder, Seal, and the Funk Brothers. This concert is one of many stops on Travis' We Learn to Love tour supporting his latest self-title album.
Atlanta Songwriters Greg Fortune, Konner Scott and Chris Senador open the show at 8pm.
$8 Adv – $12 Door
Doors @ 7 PM
All ticket sales are final. No refunds. Door is Cash Only.
Growing up in the small town of Woodruff, S.C., he was introduced into the craft at 3 years old, inspired by the legendary hits of Stevie Wonder and other Motown classics. By the time he reached the age of 6, he had already begun to play piano and started singing at his church, Lower Shady Grove Baptist Church.
He continued to learn about music throughout his childhood and became a drum major for the Woodruff High School Marching Cadets; winning three trophies of Best Drum Major during high school. His velvety voice also won him an award for Best Male Vocalist at the L. Water's Talent Show in 2005. He also was the opener for Six-time Stellar Award-winner and Grammy Award Winner gospel recording artist Vashawn Mitchell's ("Nobody Greater") at Spartanburg,SC Spring Fling 2013.
Smith continued to expand his depth in college as he was repeatedly cast in plays and performed with school's choral groups. He credits his family and friends for helping in establishing the Travis Smith Project, and influencing his songwriting.
Smith's first album "Childhood" was released in 2009, "Thinking of You" released 2013 and his latest release, "Travis Smith" released 2017.
Greg Fortune is a self-contained singer, songwriter and musician creating music reminiscent of the classics. Although blending Pop, R&B, Blues and Contemporary Jazz into a soulful stew, the music retains the intense flavor of each ingredient.
Konner Scott is an Atlanta-based freelance songwriter, composer, and instrumentalist. He draws influences from all varieties of music styles, which primarily include rock, classical, folk, blues, hip-hop, pop, and R&B. He boasts a prolific songwriting portfolio containing 300+ original tunes, the bulk of which cover a wide variety of genres and styles. He is a versatile multi-instrumentalist, specializing primarily in guitar and piano. In addition to his writing and performing background, Konner has a profound passion for music production and engineering, and during his free time, he also dabbles in rap and poetry.
Chris Senador is a singer/songwriter from Atlanta, Ga. His music can be described as optimistic, heart-warming, acoustic pop. Chris is often seen here at Red Light Cafe participating in the Atlanta Songwriters Club. When he is not performing his solo music, Chris plays bass for Atlanta surf punk trio, Antarcticats, as well as for indie folk band, Small Time 'Capone. He has a passion for making music that will make others happy and music that "evokes positive emotions". Because of this, Chris spends much of his free time editing and remixing music for his favorite Atlanta artists.