Over the last ten years, Carroll has quietly accumulated one of the most impressive entertainment resumes in the Bay Area and has become one of the most sought-after female singers on the West Coast. Carroll has headlined venues and festivals all over the world with her band and has shared stages with legends Ray Charles, Jimmy McCracklin and Sugar Pie DeSanto. She’s earned a reputation for her sizzling stage show, and always generates a buzz whenever she brings her band to town.
Tia's constantly being compared to legendary female singers Tina Turner, Koko Taylor and Aretha. Sure her power and sassy style of story telling may be similar, but TIA CARROLL has her own unique star power that's evident in her new self-titled album. Don't pass on America's hot new sweet heart Tia Carroll. Name drops not required when the sound is this hot. Tia has toured with legendary blues icons Jimmy McCracklin & Sugar Pie DeSanto to Canada, France and Italy where she left a great impression on the audiences there. Tia Carroll was featured during the Jazzkarr festival in Tallinn Estonia. Awarded West Coast Female Blues vocalist of the year 2007 and recipient of the Jus Blues Music Foundation’s Traditional Blues Woman Of The Year 2008 and Band Leader of the Year in 2009. Her 2009 Italian tours earned great reviews and her performance in Switzerland at the Lucerne Blues Festival is highly anticipated. Tia Carroll is carving a name for herself on the blues wall of fame.
Her Band is made up of friends and musical acquaintances from over a 7- year period and have all played in one band or another sometime together and sometimes not. At the end of the day we all decided this was the way to go and we have been moving forward ever since.