Paris Ray is a 20 yr old indie singer/songwriter, recording artist & accomplished actress & voice over artist from Long Island, NY. Her unique voice, originality and soulful lyrics have garnered rave reviews. Most recently seen performing on FOX 5 New York’s Star of the Day, Paris is a two time finalist for CBS’ Grammy Gig of a Lifetime in 2013 & 2014 and was a top 5 finalist for Best Female Musician in Dan’s Hampton’s Paper 2012 Best of the Best. With past headlining performances in venues from Manhattan to the East End of Long Island, including The Bitter End, The National Underground, Live at Deepwells & many more, Paris is getting her name out there and getting noticed.
In Jan. 2016 Paris left her mark on the Nashville scene performing her originals at the famous open mics. On June 28, 2015 she sang “God Bless America” at CitiField for the Reds vs Mets game, in May 2015 performed in the Montauk Music Festival & opened for Katrina of Katrina & the Waves in March 2015 & for Jon Herington of Steely Dan at The Falcon in November 2014. She has also performed at Stephen Talkhouse, The Suffolk Theatre and numerous cafes, charity events, festivals & beaches including Southampton Summer Fair & Festival and Emmanuel Cancer Foundation Fundraiser.
In 2013 Paris sang the National Anthem for a Mets/Dodgers game at CitiField and was honored when asked to perform one of her originals at a wedding in Connecticut for the bride & groom’s first dance. She is currently a Studio Composition Major in the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College and continues to perform at various venues. To date Paris Ray has written well over 40 songs. When Paris was 15 she started recording her first debut album “Your Cup of Tea” which was released in Sept. 2012 & is available on iTunes & CDBaby.
Her new EP “Open Book” dropped July 22, 2015 & is available on ITunes, CDBaby, Apple Music, Amazon, Google and recently got accepted to Pandora! Be on the watch for the Paris Ray channel on Pandora! Paris is also a member of SAG/AFTRA, AEA & an affiliate of SESAC. To find out more about Paris Ray & where she’ll be performing please visit her social media pages: reverbnation.com/parisray, Facebook.com/theycallmeparisray, youtube.com/theycallmeparisray, and acting credits at imdb.me/parisroseyates Paris Ray is currently managed by Marie Yates.