Tessa Victoria

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Tessa Victoria, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TNA captivating singer-songwriter, Tessa Victoria is a passionate story-telling performer who takes listeners on a journey through heartfelt lyrics and mesmerizes her audience with her clear and pure innocent tone and smooth delivery. Tessa’s lyrics reflect her fearless honesty, small town roots, and radiate wisdom beyond her years. Tessa’s connection with her audience is powerful, ranging from the tear filled eyes of the woman in the front row as she hears her life poured out in a song or the rows of people exploding out of their seats at the sound of bluesy guitar riffs, powerhouse vocals, and her commanding stage presence.

She comes from a small town in upstate New York, where she grew up with a love of horses, country music and performing. She fell in love with music at early age, singing in front of friends and family since the age of 3, taking voice and piano lessons and later picking up the guitar in high school. Throughout high school and college she fronted a well-established country band that headlined and played countless fairs, community and corporate events, and large music venues throughout New York State. She attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and now presently resides in Nashville, TN, where she is continuing to pursue and further her career as an artist, performer, and songwriter.