With a soulful voice straight from the golden age of country and rockabilly music, Tami Neilson has been described as "A red-hot honky-tonker, somewhere between Patsy Cline and Wanda Jackson with perhaps just a little bit of Peggy Lee sophistication.” (-Nick Bollinger, NZ National Radio)
Tami’s career started at a young age, singing her heart out along endless roads and stages through Canada and the US, touring with the Neilson Family band and opening for the likes of Johnny Cash. Tami, now based in New Zealand continues to grace stages across Australia, Canada and America, including Nashville for Americanafest.
After winning an accolade of awards inlcuding, APRA Silver Scroll, New Zealand's most prestigious music award for excellence in songwriting as well as “Best Female Artist” at the National Country Music Awards. This prolific artist has released a new album, “Don’t Be Afraid”, which debuted on the NZ Album Charts and the Independent Music Charts at #1, proving the powerhouse that is Tami Neilson is a force to be reckoned with.