Toshi Reagon brings rock’n’roll to the blues party in a smooth culmination of genres that she dishes out to fans with her band, “BIGLovely”.
She describes her career as “grass-roots, see something, grab ahold of it, make a way.” At 17, Reagon toured the world opening for Lenny Kravitz. Since, she has released 12 studio and live albums. She’s also had over five compilation albums and worked on four albums as a producer.
Reagon has accepted several awards including:
The New York Foundation for the Arts – Music Composition (2004)
Black Lilly Award for Outstanding Performance (2007)
Out Music Award (2009)
In 2015 she was a fellow for the Ford Foundation Art of Change. In 2017 she debuted a rock-opera, “Parable of the Sower”, based on the novel by Octavia Butler. We can’t wait to see what Toshi Reagon does next.