Mya Byrne

(San Francisco, CA)
Genre: Americana
From San Francisco by way of NYC, Mya Byrne is a poet, award-winning performing songwriter, and activist. A proud trans woman, she established her solo folk-Americana career in 2012 after years of performing with roots-rock band, the Ramblers, opening for acts such as Levon Helm.
Mya’s been featured on many great festival and club stages across the country. Her first solo record hit #31 on the roots charts, and the follow-up, As I Am, has been featured on official Spotify playlists. A Showcase Artist at the legendary Philadelphia and Falcon Ridge Folk Festivals and the San Francisco Trans March, and the first trans woman to ever be featured as a solo performer at the SF Dyke March, her music and poetry have also been featured in such media as SingOut!,, The Advocate, Village Voice, New York Magazine, MSNBC, and CBS/, with public speaking at institutions including SUNY, UC Berkeley, and the UU.
Last updated on May 5th, 2021 at 02:12 pm