CELIA LAWLEY-RESUME/ BIO: 760/ 782-9202

www.fiddlegirl.com www.fiddlecats.com

Celia Lawley is a singing, clogging fiddler, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has performed extensively throughout the United States and Canada at festivals, fairs, concerts, rodeos, corporate & special events as a solo act or with several of her bands. She has 5 original albums and a musical about Julian’s gold rush to her credit.

The native San Diegan graduated from USC School of music with a degree in violin performance, and following graduation she began performing popular styles of music including country, bluegrass, jazz, latin jazz, rock, blues, zydeco, Cajun and Celitic.

Harmony Hill- Mulligan Stew

Bluegrass Irish

Celia solo- library children shows The All American Fiddle Cats Latin Wave-Latin jazz

All girl fiddle trio!

Wild Out West Show- Thunder Rose-Country

comedy scripted country tribute show. Country rock

Celia’s love of music, starting at age 5 with lessons in violin, piano and voice, has led her to performances throughout the United States and Canada at fairs, festivals and concerts like the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede – Calgary, Pacific Northwest Exhibition – Vancouver, National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Seaworld, San Diego Zoo, Ramona Bluegrass Festival, USO shows and has opened for the likes of Doug Kershaw and Bill Monroe. She has appeared on the ABC national news with Diane Sawyer, the TV show FAME, and was featured in the HBO special Boy Meets Girl.

Performance Credits

Selected Corporate Clients:
McDonalds
Citibank

Morgan Stanley – Dean Witter

Mitsubishi Motors – L.A. Wilshire

Land Rover – Encino
Blue Cross of California State Farm Insurance
American Scandia
Bristol Meyers
Chase Manhatten Bank
Hewlett Packard

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
G.E. Capitol
Mead Paper
Roadway Express
Sharp Rees Stealy Medical Group
Poway Road of Cars
Met-Life
Mead School & Office Products
Reynolds & Reynolds

Special Events:
Rady Children’s Hospital fundraiser

MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon
KNSD/Sunny 108 – New Year’s Eve Fireworks Extravaganza

City of La Palma – Summer Concert Series
City of Downey – Furman Park Concert Series
USO Shows – San Diego

Carnival Cruise Lines – Miami, FL, LA, CA
Imperial Valley Cowbell’s Cook-off
Morgan Horse Convention
Lake Poway Summer Concerts
Scottish Rite Foundation
Conner’s Cause for Children
Knights of Columbus
California Kiwanis Club
Rotary Club – Del Mar
Poway Trail Ride

Thousand Trails
Toyota Skins Golf Tournament

Rodeos
MCCS Camp Pendleton – Rodeo 2000

Brawley Rodeo Committee
Helldorado Days – Las Vegas 1998

Downtown Hoedown, Las Vegas

Fairs – California
California Mid-State Fair – Paso Robles
Sonoma – Marin Fair – Petaluma
Salina Valley Fair – King City
Del Mar Fair – Del Mar

Fairs – Canada
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede – Calgary
Pacific Northwest Exhibition – Vancouver
Edmonton Prairieland Expo – Sask.

Fairs – Idaho, Washington, Montana
Idaho State Fair – Boise
Western Washington State Fair – Puyallup
Spokane Interstate Fair and Rodeo – Spokane
Montana State Fair – Great Falls

Theme Parks Festivals:

San Diego Zoo

Seaworld – San Diego, CA

Knott’s Berry Farm – Buena Park, CA

Bates Nut Farm

Casinos

Casino Pauma

Harrah’s

La Posta

Viejas Casino – Alpine, CA

Viejas Outlet Center
The Stratosphere Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV
Texas Gambling Hall and Hotel – Texas
Jackie Gaughan’s Union Plaza – Las Vegas, NV

Riverside Casino, Laughlin

Television Appearances:
ABC TV Movie of the Week “Stranger Beside Me”
Producer: Shippey – Sept. 17, 1995
ABC National News – Diane Sawyer, 1990
TV Show “Fame” (MGM) Stand-In Musician
TV HB Special – “Boy Meets Girl”

Opening Acts:
Doug Kershaw

Bill Monroe

What the critics say-performances…

Early on in her career she was Dubbed a “turbocharged dynamo”…with compelling appeal… by the Yakima Herald…and The Canadian Trail Times called her a musical dynamo…Celia’s infectious enthusiasm guarantees the success of each show…an entertainer in every sense of the word… Celia’s fiddling prow ness is evident when she plays Orange Blossom Special…a master at drawing even the most stoic of viewers from their shells… The Calgary Stampede says… she is a very versatile & dynamic performer. Her enthusiasm & energy together made her appeal to all age groups in the crowd..

The Canadian Creston Advance calls her an …energetic & multi-talented entertainer…

The Camrose Canadian said…If her endless supply of energy & effervescence aren’t enough of an amazing spectacle, then listen to her voice…

The Greenfield News in California says…Celia is one-woman dynamo show… …put unbelievable energy & tons of talent in a pretty package- you have Celia…she sings like a lark & plays a barrage of music on guitar, fiddle, mandolin & piano…energy & stamina are a big part of her personality & it shows all the way through her act. It is the driving force of her compelling appeal…

The Poway News Chieftain calls her a dynamo in cowboy boots…’fiddlegirl loves what she’s doing’!…