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UPSAHL: Tiny Desert Concert

By Kaely Monahan, Amanda Luberto, Lauren Gilger
Published: Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 12:25pm
Updated: Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 1:25pm

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Phoenix can boast a handful of artists who have exploded on the national scene. Amid the Roger Cylnes and Calexicos is a budding pop star.

Taylor Upsahl is no stranger to the Phoenix music scene. She was born into a musical family, played on stages across the Valley from a young age, and now she’s been signed to the record label Arista.

The 20-year-old singer-songwriter now lives and works in Los Angeles, but she recently returned to the Phoenix metro area to open for Young the Giant at Comerica Theater in downtown Phoenix.

The Show caught up with her at Crescent Ballroom where, just before the lunch rush, she played an intimate Tiny Desert Concert. She talked about her new music and her success in the music industry, but she began by explaining how her sound has evolved into the pop anthems she plays today.

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