An Evening with Marla Booker
August 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT$20
Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599
Debut live album performance of MarLa Booker’s Wooden Nickels — plus the debut performance of songs from new upcoming album release ‘ beautiful silence ‘ currently in recording process
Marla Booker is an American recording and performing artist, singer/songwriter, visual artist, and guitarist born in Houston, Texas. Cultivated musically and artistically by her artistic family, she began playing guitar and writing songs with her dad at age eight and was classically trained on guitar as an adult. As a child, her family moved many times, mostly in the Southeastern part of the US. She has since performed in various venues across the United States, including the House of Blues in New Orleans, LA, and has written songs with various artists in UK, USA, and Canada. She was a main writer, and vocalist, as well as one of the founding members in ‘The Jensens’, a band in the Atlanta area from 2005-2010 (aprox. dates), which produced many recordings. She was also a singer/co-writer in the band ‘Soda Pop Curtis’ during that time in 2008 in which one song was recorded. Marla (a.k.a ‘Butterfly Jensen’) was also a part of the writing/recording EP project ‘McFarland Road’ (2010-2013), which included six recordings featuring four co-writers, a cover with the original artist, as well as a song she wrote featuring various performers. Some of the writers and artists featured on this ep include Danny Ray, Timo Kaltio, Stevie Klasson, Stephen Lee Veal, Darrell Bath, Stuart Mathis and Gary Sunshine, Prior to her work with the Atlanta bands, she performed as a solo acoustic artist after which she played briefly with a trio dubbed by followers as ‘The Marla Booker Band’. She is currently working from the Nashville area and has recently released a solo album on cdbaby.com called ‘Zero Casualties’, (April 12, 2016), which is part of an album trilogy in which the follow-ups ‘Wooden Nickels’ & ‘Beautiful Silence’ are still works in progress. Shared here on this page will include some of her artwork, photos, and various recordings by this artist. Enjoy!