Hometown: San Diego, California
Endorsed by Steven Tyler of Aerosmith and WINNER of VH1’s nationally televised reality talent competition, You Rock With Melissa Etheridge, Alicia Champion is also co-founder and producer of The San Diego IndieFest, the nation’s first and only exclusively independent music and arts festival.
A performer/ composer/ arranger/ record producer, and avid workaholic since the age of 15, Alicia founded her independent record label, Champ Records, at the age of 17 under which she released her debut album, Stories of My Soul. She has since released two other records of her own (Cold Wars in 2002 and Annamosity in 2003), as well as produced and signed other Artists to her label including touring RENT star, Kevin Wood, and San Diego singer-songwriter, Elena. As a performer, Alicia shared the stage and has worked with Artists such as Melissa Etheridge, Pink, Me’shell N’degeocello, The Indigo Girls, Jonatha Brooke, Michelle Shocked, plus many more.