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Amanda Bocchi and the Americana Soul Flood

Amanda Bocchi and the Americana Soul Flood combine musical elements from jazz harmony, hip hop rhythms, roots music, rock influences and a deep soulful vibe to create her unique sound: Americana Soul Flood. Amanda’s songs and lyrics swing from the sweetness of motherhood to the death rattle of addiction. Organ Donor, Amanda’s sophomore album, is a memoir of her experience through heroin addiction and her transformation into the light of recovery. Cereal Box Murder, Bocchi’s debut, was independently released in 2006.

Amanda is a speaker, author and journalist, and she is a host on the Kingdom of Rock podcast for DIY musicians. The Kingdom of Rock podcast is centered around shaping musicians into successful music entrepreneurs. Amanda interviews best selling authors, legendary performers, business and marketing gurus and independent artists to increase dialogue surrounding feminism, music and entrepreneurship. Click here to listen to her interview with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Wanda Jackson >

If you would like to book Amanda Bocchi for musical performances, speaking engagements, TV appearances or journalistic endeavors, visit the booking page by clicking this link >: Amanda Bocchi Booking Page

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