FRANKIE RAYE, SINGER/SONGWRITER

(Frankie Raye) has a lovely voice and great stage presence. She sang a number of very nice original songs, and then delivered the best — by far —version of “No Diggity” I have ever heard. Truly spectacular. ”

Scott Hopkins, writer for Music Fest News

2017, Blake Cortes

2017, Blake Cortes

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Project Name

Accompanying​ ​her​ ​powerful​ ​voice​ ​and​ ​wide​ ​vocal​ ​range​ ​with​ ​guitar,​ ​Frankie​ ​Raye​ ​is​ ​a singer/songwriter​ ​based​ ​out​ ​of​ ​Tampa,​ ​FL.​ ​Her​ ​music​ ​is​ ​a​ collection of thoughtful and witty songs delivered through catchy and up-beat melodies, with hints of 1950's pop, older Broadway, and 1990's acoustic-coffee-shop music.​ ​Her​ ​arrangements​ ​are​ ​infused with tongue-in-cheek lyrics​ ​that​ ​are​ ​reminiscent​ ​of​ ​the​ ​artists​ ​that​ ​inspired​ ​her​ ​when​ ​she​ ​was young​ ​–​ ​she​ ​has​ ​been​ ​compared​ ​to​ ​Alanis​ ​Morissette,​ ​Jewel,​ ​Joni​ ​Mitchell, and Melanie. She has been featured on ABC and CBS affiliate news programs, as well various radio shows that regularly play her music. To date, she has performed at over 60 venues throughout the Sunshine State, including the Hard Rock Casino and Steinbrenner Field. Frankie's​ ​new​ ​CD,​ "A​ ​Thing​ ​or​ ​Two​ ​About​ ​a​ ​Dream",​ ​is available​ ​for​ ​purchase​ ​through​ ​several​ ​online​ ​retailers,​ ​including​ ​CD​ ​Baby,​ ​iTunes,​ ​Google Play,​ ​and​ ​Amazon​ ​Mp3.​ ​Her​ ​music​ ​has​ ​also​ ​gained​ ​attention​ ​from​ ​several​ ​streaming​ ​sites, such​ ​as​ ​Spotify​ ​and​ ​iHeartradio.

Press Photos

2017, Blake Cortes

2017, Blake Cortes

2017, Mikaela Rose

2017, Mikaela Rose

2017, Johnny Alamillo

2017, Johnny Alamillo

2016, Tampa Hard Rock Casino

2016, Tampa Hard Rock Casino

2016, Clearwater Live Love Local Festival

2016, Clearwater Live Love Local Festival

2016, Emily Lee

2016, Emily Lee

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Media Appearances

TELEVISON/WEBSHOW:

  • Interview on "Indie Insight with Marnie Cate" (link here)
  • ABC's (WFTS-TV) "Tampa Bay Morning Blend" musical guest (link here)
  • CBS's (WTSP-TV) Tampa Bay "Studio 10" musical guest (link here)
  • Orlando Music Factory's web series "Independent Artist Series" (Episode 3 Here)

RADIO/PODCAST:

  • Guest on "Queen Silvy Show" (interview here - 3/6/18, interview starts about halfway)
  • Guest on "Mike Kara Radio Program - What's up, America?" (interview here)
  • Musical Guest on Tampa's WMNF 88.5 "Musician's Wanted"
  • Musical Guest on Tampa's WMNF 88.5 "Florida Folk Show" (performance here)
  • Musical Guest on Sarasota's WSRQ/WSLR/WBPV "Coffee and Donuts" (lDOWNLOAD  sound file here)
  • Sons in rotation during various shows on Tampa's WMNF 88.5 (listen live here)
  • Songs in rotation during various on Sarasota's WSLR 96.5 (listen live here)
  • Episode 9 of Craig and Cool Kim (episode here)

NEWS/MAGAZINE:

  • Honorable Mention in Music Fest News (article here)
  • Nominated for Creative Loafing's "Best of the Bay" for Singer/Songwriter (BOTB link)
  • TBT (Tampa Bay Times) "Artist of the Day" (link: Artist of the Day)

NOTABLE PERFORMANCES:

  • Performed at the Yankees Spring Training game at Steinbrenner field
  • Invited to perform at NAMM convention in Anaheim, CA
  • Chosen performer for the Seminole Hard Rock Casino's 2nd annual June Acoustic Music Showcase (information here, and pictures from the event here)

FESTIVALS:

  • Key Largo Songwriter's Festival, Key Largo FL (2018)
  • NAMM, Anaheim, CA (2018)
  • Suncoast Arts Festival, Tampa FL (2016, 2018)
  • Hard Rock Tampa JAMS (2016)
  • Live Love Local Festival, Clearwater FL (2016)
  • Zenfest, Plant City, FL (2015, 2016)
  • Delandapalooza, Deland FL (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Sarasota Songwriter's Festival, Sarasota FL (2012)
  • Deland Original Music Festival, Deland FL  (2011, 2012, 2013)

Inquiries