Mayda is a pop-funk artist from the Twin Cities. She writes and produces her own music with famed drummer/producer Michael Bland (Prince NPG, Soul Asylum) and is known for igniting a room with her energy, charm and contagious pop songs. Since being deemed 2010's Best R&B Artist by the City Pages, Mayda has toured South Korea, the Midwest and performed at SXSW. Her music has been nationally recognized on Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, MTV's The Real World, a KFC commercial and she even has been a featured artist on YouTube.
With one full-length (The Interrogation) and two EPs (Stereotype and Eyes on the Water) under her belt, Mayda is releasing her second full-length effort Tusks In Furs on Sept. 24th, 2011. The album features top players such as Michael Bland, Jacob Hanson (Halloween Alaska, Mason Jennings), Cory Eischen (ELnO), Tommy Barbarella (Prince, Johnny Lang), Mike Scott (Justin Timberlake), Sonny Thompson (Prince, Nick Jonas), Felix of Heiruspecs and more. Many of the songs have already been featured within the past month nationally on MTV's Jersey Shore (twice), The Challenge: Rivals, Showtimes The Real L Word, and Oxygen's Bad Girls.
Check the following dates:
9/9: "The Panthers" Video Release
9/12-18: Punch Pizza downloadable giveaway with purchase of pizza
9/16: Mayda Pizza Party at Punch in Stadium Village w/solo performance // 3PM
9/17: KARE 11 Morning News // 8AM
9/17: MyTalk 107.1 Appearance with Jason and Alexis
9/17: DJing the Villa Rosa Release Party at the Mainroom
9/23: In-Store Performance At Cheapo // 6PM
Album Release Party:
Sept. 24th @Cedar Cultural Center Official "Tusks in Furs" Album Release Party Hosted by Felix (Heiruspecs) w/Maria Isa and the Birthday Suits$8 in advance/$10 @the door, all Ages, 19h.