A Divine, Authentic, and Exuberant Actress and Performer, Tia Dae captivates her audience with her riveting vocal range, and her undeniably powerful, raw talent.
Born and raised in Washington, DC's "Chocolate City", Tia Dae was born into funk and soul music as she was introduced to live instrumentation and performance by DC's Go-Go Music culture. With a strong and soulful sound at the age of five, Tia Dae proclaimed her destiny as a renowned entertainer and songwriter. She was pruned by her grandmother at an early age, and at every opportunity, Tia Dae took center stage leaving her audience craving more. Tia Dae began performing with other local artists singing R&B cover songs by legendary crooners like Anita Baker, Mary J. Blige, and Phyllis Hyman, which garnered her widespread acclaim. In her twenty years, she has performed at various local hotspots in the DMV area and beyond; most importantly, she has headlined events such as Unifest, Georgia Avenue Day, the Black Family Reunion, and Blues Alley.
Tia Dae's singing and songwriter accolades include; being nominated twice for the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) Urban Contemporary award, winning the 19th Annual Billie Holliday vocal competition in Baltimore, MD; and winning Best Female Artist of the Year at the Velocity Music Awards.
Not only does she possess pizzazz and talent on stage, Tia Dae is also a phenomenal actress. Noted by Writer/Director - Harold Jackson III, as a "natural" on camera. Tia Dae has appeared in multiple films and web series since 2006 and for multiple seasons, she starred on the Emmy Award Winning Anacostia web series, which she also produced. In 2015, Tia Dae won an Emmy for Best Performance in the Anacostia web series. She has also starred in The Meek, Dead Money and her first leading role in Thick. She is also now starring in Harold Jackson III's upcoming Netflix hit, Unarmed Man.
Tia Dae is currently touring and performing with her new music collection, Dae Collections, which reflects her admiration and appreciation for all genres of music. It is a classic album for all races and genders. Tia Dae is Daring, Alluring, and Enticing. She is Distinct, Avant-Garde, and Eccentric. Tia Dae is a Dynamic Artist and Entertainer.
Ticketing Information: Two Shows!
Date: Thursday - June 27, 2019 @ Time: 9:00PM
Location: Anacostia Playhouse - 2020 Shannon Place SE Washington, DC
Date: Wednesday - July 3, 2019 @ Time: 9:00PM
Location: Anacostia Arts Center - 1231 Good Hope Road SE Washington, DC