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Pixton Releases Holiday Single: Portland-based folk singer celebrates
award with new single for the holidays
- Skye Pixton will hold a concert comprised of original music and
the release of her new holiday single, a unique arrangement of "Angels
We Have Heard on High" on Saturday, December 20th at 8:30 p.m. at
the White Eagle, located at 836 N Russell St in Portland. Cover charge
at the door is $6. Pixton will be followed by the Christine Young
Band and Steve Marie & Jackson Road.
recently won the Portland Songwriter Association's 'Best Song' in
the category of Folk Music in their annual songwriting contest. Pixton
will perform her winning single, "Away From You", among other artists
at the PDX Songwriters' Showcase at the Buffalo Gap, located at 6835
SW Macadam Ave on December 2nd from 7-10 p.m. There is no cover charge.
The Best Overall Song will also be announced at the Showcase.
new holiday single is a rhythmic and fun arrangement of "Angels We
Have Heard On High" with a creative and driving acoustic guitar accompaniment.
The rendition originates with an arrangement by her brother and follows
a family tradition of singing together and collaborating in music.
Pixton's parents along with her six brothers and sisters, known fondly
as "The [Von]-Pixton Family Singers", have long performed a capella
performances during the holidays, at Doernbecher Children's Hospital
and other charities. Most often seen playing an acoustic guitar and
accompanied by backup vocalists, a bassist and light percussion, Pixton
has an acoustic folk/rock sound that appeals to young and old alike.
Her credits include three television appearances, multi-state radio
play, the National Anthem at Portland Trail Blazers games, and various
clubs among other venues.
From You" and "Angels We Have Heard on High" are available to download
in mp3 format at www.skyepixton.com. The holiday single will also
be available at live performances and certain local retail outlets.
For more information and schedule of performances, visit www.skyepixton.com.