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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 JohnsonThe Avett Brothers and John Mayer to Van Morrison and Bob Dylan, but his unique style is entirely his own.

He’s opened for Bonnie RaittThe Beach BoysSteve EarleLyle LovettJackson BrowneKeb Mo and Brett Dennen among others and collaborations on his many records include the likes of such musical luminaries as Jolie HollandSean HayesALO and Hot Buttered Rum.

2007 – 1st place, Pacific Song Writing Competition with Drops in the Ocean.
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.

Not AfraidPlentyFor the StoryWalk through WallsSo NiceHarlequin Goodnight and the 2010 release of the children’s record, Just for Fun, Songs for the little ones.

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.

Acoustically, he tours with Ingrid Serban singing harmonies and the full band includes David Phillips on lap steel, Steve Adams from ALO on bass and Michael Messer on drums.

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