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Art & Life with Heather Nikole Harper

Today we’d like to introduce you to Heather Nikole Harper.

Heather is an American Singer, Songwriter, Musician, and Independent Recording Artist based in East Texas. Heather embarked on her musical voyage of artistic discovery as a youngster, growing up listening to a variety of musicians and genres that have played an influential role in shaping her signature sound. She first learned she could sing at age 3. She also learned and picked up the guitar at just age 7 in addition to writing and composing her own songs not long after. Heather seeks to offer something different and unique to her fans by creating and performing original music that she is proud to call her own.

She has recently been recognized for her outstanding television performance on CBS 19. While also getting recognition on several radio shows such as The ETX Rocks Show being one of them. And for being published in many well-known magazines such as EGuide Magazine to name one. East Texas Radio and CBS 19 has called her the fastest growing artist in East Texas! Heather is also known for auditioning for the hit shows American Idol and The Voice. She has also been in several local and regional talent shows either winning 1st place or coming out at the top such as, East Texas Idol, Operation Rising Star, ETX Got Talent, ETX Vocal Competition, and many more. She has even performed on some big stages such as Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth. Heather is a 5-time music award nominee for the 2017 ETX Music Awards. And also, a 3-time music award nominee for the 2017 Arklatex Music Awards. She was nominated for Female Vocalist of the year, Songwriter of the year, Acoustic Act of the year, Single of the year “Moonlight” & Rhythm & Blues. You can currently catch her performing around the region, which her list of events you can find under her show schedule.

Her two singles titled “Moonlight” and “Emotions” are available now on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, etc. Also, go watch her new music video for “Moonlight”.

Heather is in the works of recording a brand-new album titled “Stronger” that is expected to be released in 2018.

Can you give our readers some background on your art?
I create and write music. Music is not what I do, it’s who I am. Being a songwriter, you never know who may be inspired by your song. And who you may reach out to that can relate to it. When I write music, it all comes from the heart and is always about life experiences that I myself or someone I know may have been through.

What would you recommend to an artist new to the city, or to art, in terms of meeting and connecting with other artists and creatives?
Support, it’s all about support. If you don’t want to be lonely, you got to start making time to go support other artists at their shows. Being all about you all the time, isn’t going to get you anywhere. Sometimes you just got to set aside some time for others. Stay humble. That is an excellent way to make friends with another artist like yourself.

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Darius Denton, Jonathan Cooper, Ashley Fisher & Danny Harlan

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