Today’s interview is with Gabriela and Bianca from the Band Diamond Dixie!
They have some pretty good singing and guitar and banjo playing skills!
Diamond Dixie consists of sisters, Gabriela and Bianca LeDuc.
Gabriela is 18 years old and plays guitar and mandolin. Bianca is 16 years old and plays banjo, guitar and bass. Both Gabriela and Bianca started out at a young age about 9 years ago and have been performing ever since.
Currently Diamond Dixie has released their first ever EP, which is available on iTunes, opened for bands such as Brad Paisley, Justin Moore, Kristian Bush and Little Texas and was privileged to play at NASCAR in Homestead this past year. Their music can be found on iTunes here itunes.apple.com/us/artist/diamond-dixie
You can found out more about Diamond Dixie at their website at DiamondDixie.com
At what age did you begin singing or playing an instrument?
Gabriela started at age 10 and Bianca started at age 8
What inspired you to become a singer/musician?
Other artists such as Taylor Swift, Dixie Chicks and Shania Twain have inspired us to become musicians ourselves.
What genre would you call your music?
What have you learned from being a singer/musician?
We have learned that music can really influence a persons life. The emotion behind all the music has such a strong connection and that’s something that can impact a persons life.
Can you say a little about what being a singer/musician means to you?
Being a musician means the world to us. It’s so crazy that people will take the time to listen to our music our learn about our story and make it apart of their life.
What part about being a singer/musician do you like most?
The thing we like most about being a musician is the chance to perform. Singing our own songs on stage in front of people is such a magical thing because they want to know about our experiences that we write about.
Have you made any friends because of being a singer/musician?
We have made a lot of friends as well as enemies which isn’t as bad as it sounds. We have met a lot of people at shows and meet and greets and its really cool to call them our friends. Those that aren’t as supportive tend to turn against us but we’ve learned from it and it’s helped us work harder at our craft.
Have you traveled because of being a singer/musician?
We have traveled many places such as Nashville, St. John USVI, and all over the state of Florida.
Have you done something exciting because of being a singer/musician?
We’ve gotten the chance to open for a lot of major headliners which we think is pretty exciting.