San Francisco Bay Area troubadour and award winning songwriter, Forest Sun has regaled audiences around the globe with his wealth of songs and stories, all sung and told with back porch ease and bonhomie. Sun’s music has been compared to everyone from Jack Johnson, The Avett Brothers and John Mayer to Van Morrison and Bob Dylan, but his unique style is entirely his own.
He’s opened for Bonnie Raitt, The Beach Boys, Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett, Jackson Browne, Keb Mo and Brett Dennen among others and collaborations on his many records include the likes of such musical luminaries as Jolie Holland, Sean Hayes, ALO and Hot Buttered Rum.
2007 – 1st place, Pacific Song Writing Competition with Drops in the Ocean. Video!
2009 – Best Song Nominee, Just Plain Folks Awards with Gurus and Rockstars.
2011 – Best Song, Kids Music Awards with Trampoline
2011 – Best Album, Kids Music Awards with Just for Fun, Songs for the Little Ones.
2011 – Best Song Nominee, International Songwriting Competition with Trampoline.
His music is featured in Land of Saints, A Common Thread, 5th Symphony Document, KFOG Local Scene Vol. 1 and 3, the Japanese compilations Surf Time vol. 1 and 2, Showtime Series, The Big C and MTV’s Good Vibes.
Producing credits: Minneapolis song-writer Alex Goldfarb, the benefit CDs Songs for Laura Vol 1 and 2, the monthly Songbird Series at the Bazaar Cafe, Songbird Radio on KWMR and Transylvanian chanteuse, Ingrid Serban.
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