August 25, 2014 in blog, Uncategorized


August 25, 2014 in blog, Uncategorized

“BACK IT UP LIKE A TRUCK” coming soon to iTunes!!!

Back it Up like a truck single itunes album cover ESL

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized


Erica Sunshine Lee: How
August 12, 2014 in blog, featured

“GEORGIA FOR THIS” Official Music Video

Erica Sunshine Lee’s debut US single “Georgia For This” moves up to #76 on the Music Row Charts, written by Erica Sunshine Lee & Joe Denim.

July 30, 2014 in blog, featured

Erica Sunshine Lee Headlines San Francisco’s Oldest Venue GAMH



Erica Sunshine Lee headlines San Francisco’s Oldest Venue: THE GREAT AMERICAN MUSIC HALL 



Thursday July 24th was an exciting night of great live music in San Francisco, kicking things off at the legendary Great American Music Hall, was Lou Evans, performing songs off his newest EP.  Wooing crowds with Lou’s soulful voice, characterized by his signature low to high eyebrow raising range, Lou put on one hell of a show, with his fans there to support him, even singing Happy Birthday on stage for his little sister mid-set.

Then THE GO AHEAD, local San Francisco rock band took the stage, and rock is exactly what they did.  With lead singer Kyna Wise headbanging her long golden locks all over the stage, everybody’s eyes in the crowd were glued to her magnetic energy.  Drummer Chris Cookies Kelly had the dynamic persona to match, as the bass player Alex Mamelok locked in the grooves.  The overall vibe made you feel like you were in a dark intimate rock club in L.A., and their songs would make even the least likely dancer to “shake their groove thang.”  Lead guitarist Josh Hertz gave the songs texture and meaningful licks, with tasteful tone, and extremely sophisticated technique.


Third on stage was San Francisco’s favorite bluegrass band, lead by Misisipi Mike, with pedal steel and fiddle to “beat the band.”  With a solid mixture of classic country meets modern San Francisco hipster style bluegrass, the crowd was tickled pink.  He prepped the stage well for headliner & International touring act, country singer/songwriter Erica Sunshine Lee.


“Sunshine” sparkled with her smile in gold sequins and with her acoustic guitar and harmonica, showcasing her true talent and forte: her songwriting and spectacular captivating southern voice.  Taking the audience on a roller coaster from party songs, to riding on pontoons at the lake, hanging with friends, getting through a tough “Train Wreck” of a relationship, to poking a little fun at “San Francisco” and its familiar green smell, along with their affinity for Starbucks, the “walk of shame” down memory lane, and wrapping the night up with a little “South in your mouth.”    The authenticity of each lyric is felt to the core, from the sweetest ballad to the most edgy rocking number, Erica Sunshine Lee’s band brought it in the fullest sense of the term, leaving song after song imprinted in my mind, painting vivid pictures with her uniquely creative and catchy lyrics.  The crowd wanted more, so the encore they performed was a dark number “Mud On My Boots” about a wife getting a fatal revenge with a mistress, along with a fun groove singing about getting some action in a dirty motel, and topping off the perfect night with a little Led Zep’s Stairway to Heaven.


So great to be entertained at a world class venue with these 4 distinctly different, yet complimentary styles in this Victorian ornate legendary space. San Francisco’s diversity was honored and done justice by all who took the stage, and left us spectators hungry for more live music of this caliber.


~Scott Jules, Publicist


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June 30, 2014 in blog, featured

Erica Sunshine Lee performs @ SUMMERFEST “The World’s Largest Music Festival”

Erica Sunshine Lee Summerfest 2014David Nail, Kitten, Erica Sunshine Lee, Nora Collins heat up Summerfest Sunday



June 30, 2014

On the fifth day of Summerfest, June 29, it finally began to feel a bit like summer in Milwaukee at the lakefront with temperatures in the low to middle 80′s. As always, there was a wide mix of music available on the grounds stages and the Marcus Amphitheater was playing host to headliner Outkast. While attendance felt heavy and steady for a Sunday, it by no means felt uncomfortably crowded, which made for a comfortable walk between stages and easy access to food and beverages.

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Erica Sunshine Lee and her band also performed at the Uline Warehouse Stage, and despite having traveled far with little rest to make it to the gig, Erica was all smiles. One standout highlight of her set was “Drinking And Driving Me Crazy,” a track off her album, “I’m Still Me.” Headliner at the Uline stage David Nail recently released his third studio album which he titled, “I’m A Fire.” Nail’s set was a big draw to the stage on Sunday night with fans waiting patiently to hear his most recent number one song, “Whatever She’s Got.”

Summerfest is closed on Monday, June 30 and will reopen on Tuesday, July 1. Headliners for July 1 include OneRepublic, Kip Moore, Yonder Mountain String Band, Rusted Root and Los Lonely Boys among others.


June 11, 2014 in blog, featured, Uncategorized

Erica Sunshine Lee @ The Great American Music Hall in SF July 24th!!!

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS to see Erica Sunshine Lee’s band headlining at San Francisco’s oldest venue, The Great American Music Hall!  This legendary and ornate venue is a historical icon, and this will be Sunshine’s second time performing at GAMH.

Kicking off the night, is San Francisco’s own soulful singer/songwriter Lou Evans, followed by another rocking San Francisco local band, The Go Ahead, formerly Jesus and the Rabis, followed by Erica Sunshine Lee, who just scored her 3rd top 10 single in Europe, and has her newest single @ #95 on the Music Row Charts in the US.  Sunshine has toured internationally, performing and writing songs all over the world, and just released her 5th album, and is an extremely prolific songwriter, and Nashville Recording Artist.  With cuts on albums from Alabama to Australia, this southern belle and Georgia native writes songs about real life, romance, and her southern roots that relate to just about any person of any background.  From Thailand to Tennessee, she’s known as “The Hardest Working Woman in Country Music,” performing around 300 tour dates per year, and has written over 2000 songs.  Get your tickets now before this show sells out, it won’t be long until this artist hits the Grand Ole Opry and is winning Grammys!


- Julie Cathoir-Scott, Publicist

June 11, 2014 in blog, featured, Uncategorized



Poster by Jerry Holthouse, Photo by Nina Gastreich

Nashville’s CMA FEST 2014 was an incredible week of major names in Country Music, and fans from all over the world travel thousands of miles to hear music from all walks of life, from honky tonks, to stages on the river, and acts at LP FIELD, meanwhile, country singer/songwriter Erica Sunshine Lee performs for her fans 6 shows, while recording her 6th album, writing new music, and recording her music video for her #16 song in Europe, and newly released single “GEORGIA FOR THIS” that just hit #95 on the US Music Row Charts. This is why “Sunshine” is called the “Hardest Working Woman in Country Music.” Erica Sunshine Lee is always innovating, writing, performing, promoting, and working harder than any musician I’ve ever met. It’s a true testament that hard work pays off, and with the success of her 5th album ‘The South Will Rise Again,’ labels, publishers, and fans are taking notice of her prolific songwriting abilities, after performing at the Annual Key West Songwriter’s Festival last month, Sunshine has created quite a buzz. With catchy and fun songs like “Chunky Dunk,” “The Walk of Shame” and “Redneck Riviera” in addition to her more serious emotional side of her music, with the title track “The South Will Rise Again” and “I’m Just Your Woman,” this up and coming artist is diverse and talented, and down-home country! Be on the lookout at the big stage next year at the CMA Fest for Georgia native, the bright and bubbly Erica Sunshine Lee.

ESL will be opening for David Nail at Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI on June 29th at 6:30pm.

Amanda Orsley
Orsley Entertainment

May 18, 2014 in blog

ESL’s WORLD PREMIER of “YOU SAVED ME” Official Music Video shot in Australia

Erica Sunshine Lee releases her official music video for the duet she wrote with Australia’s Viper Creek Band Leader, Damien Baguley. After being named Australia’s Best New Country Band of the Year at the 2014 Australian Country Music Awards, The Viper Creek released “You Saved Me” and “My Summer Song” both songs written by Erica Sunshine Lee and Damien Baguley on their last EP.
With the release of “The South Will Rise Again,” Erica Sunshine Lee’s 5th studio album, she features the duet with Aussie Band and recorded the music video for the track in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Video by Matt Gill.
Click here to check out more on The Viper Creek Band!

May 15, 2014 in blog, featured

ESL Releases 5th album @ 12th & Porter, Nashville, TN & Plays BMI Songwriter Festival

ESL Band@ 12th and porterAfter releasing her US debut single “Georgia For This,” Erica Sunshine Lee’s band puts on a killer show in Nashville, TN to celebrate the release of her 5th studio album “THE SOUTH WILL RISE AGAIN.” Eric Lee Beddingfield put on an incredible acoustic show with a more intimate feel, playing his hit song “The Gospel According To Jones” and debuting new song “The Devil on Both Shoulders.” Then Erica Sunshine Lee’s band played songs off her new album, and threw in a few favorites from her previous albums, including “The Walk of Shame,” “Drinking and Driving Me Crazy”(her top 10 in Europe), and “Without You I’m Still Me.” The set was a journey from start to finish, combining older country, modern rocking country, and a little bluegrass, taking you on an emotional roller coaster of funny, heartfelt, sad, with good ole fashioned country music! Closing the night was the charming Leith Loftin, playing his upbeat songs “We Don’t Need No Party To Party,” and “50 years Too Late” written with Drake White.

Sunshine’s debut US single “Georgia For This” just moved up the Music Row Charts last week to #99!
She spent the month of April on her first US Radio tour performing in Hawaii, Missouri, Iowa, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, Virginia, Maryland, DC, Pennsylvania, New York, and South Carolina.
Erica Sunshine Lee was also chosen to perform at BMI’s 2014 KEY WEST SONGWRITER’s Festival, performing alongside legendary songwriters such as Chuck Cannon, Doug Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, and Even Stevens in the select 100.

Making a splash at the Southernmost Pool Party with her song “Chunky Dunk,” Sunshine ended the show with a splash, jumping into the pool in front of hundreds of festival goers fully clothed! That was her highlight of the festival, along with performing right on the Southernmost Beach Cafe with local Key West songwriter Rusty Lemmons. For more info on the KEY WEST SONGWRITER’S FESTIVAL CLICK HERE.

Erica Sunshine Lee jet sets to perform on the west coast this week, followed by performing in her home state of Georgia the last three weekends of May (check tour dates @
and then to perform in Mexico for a private wedding.

“I just love to play my songs and share them with people from all walks of life, it’s just a bonus when you get to play in paradise on the beach shaded by palm trees overlooking the perfect turquoise waters of Key West and Hawaii…it’s been a great month, I can’t complain.” – Erica Sunshine Lee

Amanda Orsley
Orsley Entertainment