Photo: Dialika.

The moment Avery*Sunshine takes the stage you immediately feel like you’re reconnecting with a long-lost friend. Her ability to connect with a large audience as if she were having a one-on-one conversation with each person attests to her authenticity. Her voice is so strong, powerful, clear and crisp, that you wonder if the microphone is even on or if it’s just a prop, there for effect. Known for laying her life out in her music Avery*Sunshine seems to have no problem keeping it real and when she kicks off her pumps, you know it’s about the get really, real.

Sharing anecdotes between ballads to provide a bit of background behind a song, allows her audience a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes of her life.