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Debi Graham Music: BIOGRAPHY

The Debi Graham Band consists of three extremely talented, highly energetic musicians seasoned in their field, each with a unique style, combined to make an illuminating collective. They have opened for major label performing artists Fiona Apple, Lucinda Williams, Sara Bettens (of K’s Choice), Sierra Swan, Mozella, Kinky, The Samples and many more. They have worked along side multi-grammy award winner Ruben Blades on his compilition to aid indie artist exposure. The trio has been featured in the internationally best-selling: CURVE MAGAZINE and have performed live on FOX, ABC and the SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL promotional station. They’ve received airtime with CITADEL BROADCASTING and SIMMONS MEDIA GROUP as well as hundred of college stations with the touring assistance of Mountain Dew’s AMP energy drink©. Through out their extensive few years of touring the Northwest, West coast and Southwest regions of the U.S., they have managed to create a extensive, rapidly growing fan base with cult-following loyalties.

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The Debi Graham Band has performed live at the following Special Events and Festivals: Red Rock Womens Festival in Torrey Utah 2012,  Pride Utah Pride Festival and Parade Salt Lake City, UT 2009 Utah Arts Council Brown Bag Concert Series Salt Lake City, UT 2009 Epic Records Touring Management 2006 w/ FIONA APPLE U of U Huntsman Theatre Salt Lake City, UT Mo Diggity's Concert Series 2006 w/ SARA BETTENS (of K's Choice) Salt Lake City, UT Ego's Concert Series 2006 w/ SIERRA SWAN, MOZELLA Salt Lake City, UT The Depot Concert Series 2006 w/ The SAMPLES Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake City Weekly SXSW Contest Semi-Finals 2006 Salt Lake City, UT Lost Highway Records Touring Management 2005 w/ LUCINDA WILLIAMS Abravanel Hall, SLC, UT San Francisco Pride Main Stage @ PRIDE Festival and Parade San Francisco, California 2005 Voted 2005 SLAMMY “Band of the Year” Salt Lake City, UT Voted 2005 SLAMMY “Best Female Vocalist” Salt Lake City, UT Voted 2005 The Metro Award “Band of the Year ” Salt Lake City, UT Utah Arts Council Brown Bag Concert Series Salt Lake City, UT 2005 Pride in the Pines Main Stage @ PRIDE Festival and Parade Flagstaff, AZ 2005 Utah Arts Council Utah Arts Festival Salt Lake City, UT 2005 Anhieser Busch Convention A.B.C. After-party w/ Kinky San Diego, CA 2005 Sundance Film Festival Beer Garden Entertainment Park City, UT 2005 Mo Diggity’s Entertainment And booking Dpt. w/ Michelle Malone Salt Lake City, UT 2004 Utah Arts Council Brown Bag Concert Series Salt Lake City, UT 2004 Utah Arts Council Utah Arts Festival Salt Lake City, UT 2004 Utah Arts Council Brown Bag Concert Series Salt Lake City, UT 2004 Pride Utah Pride Festival and Parade Salt Lake City, UT 2004 Hopland’s Entertainment Dept. Hopland Women’s Festival Ukiah, CA 2003 Pride New Mexico Pride Festival and Parade Albuquerque, NM 2003 University of Utah Earth Day Festival Salt Lake City, UT 2003 Boise Arts Council Boise River Festival Boise, Idaho 2003 Utah Arts Council Utah Arts Festival Salt Lake City, UT 2003 Pride Utah Pride Festival and Parade Salt Lake City, UT 2003 Sugarhouse Commerce Sugarhouse Street Festival Salt Lake City, UT 2003 Wild Oats Market Earth Day Celebration Salt Lake City, UT 2003 Marriot’s Timbers Sundance Film Festival Park City, UT 2003 Voted 2002 SLAMMY “Best Folk/ Acoustic” Salt Lake City, UT Sabbathon SLUG Magazine Salt Lake City, UT 2002 Pride Utah PRIDE Festival and Parade Salt Lake City, UT 2002 Club Elle Productions Cancer Wellness Benefit w/ Michelle Malone Salt Lake City, UT 2002 Squash Works International Women’s Championship Salt Lake City, UT 2002 Voted 2001 SLAMMY “Best Performing Solo Artist” Salt Lake City, UT Voted 2001 SLAMMY “Best Folk/ Acoustic” Salt Lake City, UT Voted 2001 SLAMMY “Best Female Vocalist” Salt Lake City, UT City Weekly SXSW Semi-Finals 2001 Salt Lake City, UT Utah AIDS Foundation AIDS Walk 2001 Salt Lake City, UT 2001 Sugarhouse Commerce 4th of July Street Festival Salt Lake City, UT 2001 City Weekly NXNW Finals 2000 Salt Lake City, UT John Kavanaugh Productions Amnesty International Benefit Concert Salt Lake City, UT 2000 Washington County Fairgrounds Southern Utah Local Music 1999 St. George, UT St. George Opera House St. George’s Best 1999 St. George, UT Utah AIDS Foundation AIDS Walk 1999 Salt Lake City, UT University of Utah May Fest 1999 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State University Orientation Week Logan, UT 1999 City Weekly NXNW Finals1999 Salt Lake City, UT Zion Canyon Chamber of Commerce Canyon Fest 1998 Springdale, UT

Maria Galiano - Drums and Backing Vocals

Maria Galiano has been self quoted as one of the best live drummers and often referred to as the female Carter Beauford. Her aggressive style and complex rhythms are unprecedented. She is currently working as a full-time live stage musician for Debi Graham and with producers as a studio musician. Maria is working on several endorsement opportunities including DW and Zildjan.

Larry Martinez - Bassist and Backing Vocalist

Larry Martinez Jr. has been playing in the Salt Lake City and Portland music scene for several years. He has opened shows for bands such as Adema, an Arista recording artist, also Mark Williams the drummer for Air Supply. Larry adds a solid funk and groove sound to the music that he pulls together at the low end.

The Debi Graham Band has performed live with: Lucinda Williams Sierra Swan Chris Isaak Kinky The Samples Sara Bettens Mozella Michellle Malone