Join us for an incredible songwriters round featuring three amazing singer-songwriters that all were featured on Season 17 of NBC’s The Voice
Alex Guthrie is a singer-songwriter based in Atlanta. With the infusion of different genres such as soul, folk and rock, Guthrie brings audiences together through brilliant lyrics and an expressive voice.
Guthrie recently competed on Season 17 of the Voice, advanced to the LIVE shows and placed in the Top 16. Some other notables for Alex include being named Atlanta’s Creative Loafing 2018 Americana Artist of the Year, singing the National Anthem at SunTrust Park for the Atlanta Braves, being voted “Most Popular” Emerging Artist at the 2018 Summerfest in Milwaukee, opening for Smash Mouth at the Coca Cola Roxy for the Arby’s Foundation Dream Big Event, and has been noted as “the guy from the Jennifer Hudson commercial.” The now-infamous American Family Insurance commercial that features him playing in Atlanta’s Woodruff Park when the Grammy Award-Winning singer Jennifer Hudson surprises Guthrie and sings along to Bill Wither’s beloved “Lovely Day.” The commercial has played on national television and radio, resulting in new opportunities and heightened awareness for Alex Guthrie, his band and his music.
Guthrie and his band have performed events that include but are not limited to the 30A Songwriter’s Festival in Florida, Wire and Wood Songwriter’s Festival in Alpharetta, GA, Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Co, Jammin’ Java Listening Room in Vienna, VA, the Elbo Room in Chicago, IL, City Winery in Atlanta, GA and Eddie’s Attic in Decatur, GA.
In the early stages of his career, Guthrie released his first album, Lessons Learned, and also scored the Atlanta Braves Band of the Year in 2014. In 2015, Guthrie and his band were awarded the Georgia Americana Artist of the Year — another astounding achievement bringing his music much-deserved attention and recognition. Within a short span of time, Guthrie was opening up for national touring artists including renowned BMLG Records recording Artist Drake White, RCA recording artist Bleachers, and famous Atlantic Records recording Artist Kelly Clarkson.
Singer-songwriter Alex Guthrie continues to impress and defy conventional expectations, making waves as he makes great music.
Encompassing folk grandiosity and pop-soul, Max Boyle wields a voice that unites listeners from all walks of life. An empathetic writer, charismatic vocalist, and talented instrumentalist, the Toledo, Ohio-born singer-songwriter is up-and-coming in the music industry.
Growing up, Max kept his love of music to himself, not singing in public until he joined Toledo Central Catholic’s gospel choir his senior year of high school. Through this, he discovered his passion for performing and started focusing on developing his raw talent through vocal lessons, guitar lessons, and writing songs every day. He then attended the University of Dayton, where he played numerous shows throughout his four years there. Most notably, Max performed two years in a row at the school’s largest event of the year, Dayton2Daytona, with other acts including Quinn XCII, Shaggy, Lost Kings, and B.o.B. Also while at the University of Dayton, Max took the stage with Mike Posner during his concert.
Max released his first singles in 2017, “Save Me” and “College Party Anthem”. In the following year, he made a splash in the industry with his debut EP, “Something to Hold,” garnering over half a million streams to date. His most recent release in 2019, “Always,” has continued the trend on every major streaming platform, reaching over 100,000 total streams so far.
Since graduating in 2018, Max has fully committed to the music life, playing shows around Toledo, as well as around the country in cities like Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville, Los Angeles, and many more. Most recently, Max made it to the Top 13 on NBC’s The Voice. Working with the likes of John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Usher, and Taylor Swift has fueled Max’s inspiration. He is poised to continue his growth as an artist and hopes to leave a lasting legacy on the music world.
Music has been a major part of Cali Wilson’s life. Growing up listening to her mother sing, she quickly gained an appreciation for all genres of music. At sixteen years old, she began teaching herself guitar. Her major influences are Missy Higgins, Kacey Musgraves, Brandi Carlile, and Amy Winehouse. Cali was featured on Radio Lia’s nationally popular radio show as one of the Top 4 in the Big Break contest. Cali released her first EP, Love and War in October of 2016. In 2019, Cali made it to the Top 13 on NBC’s The Voice. Performing live in front of millions on national tv, while being mentored by Taylor Swift, Darius Rucker, and Blake Shelton. Cali Wilson is a singer/songwriter based in Nashville, TN.