Chelsea Williams knows how to work a crowd. Williams honed her craft as a singer-songwriter busking around Los Angeles for the past decade, a regular at Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade. Playing acoustic guitar, Williams performs a mix of Americana and indie-folk tunes as she competes with breakdancers, drummers, magicians and clowns for attention – and a few bucks – from tourists and locals at the shopping mecca.
Williams’ hard work paid off in a recording contract with Interscope Records – a deal that resulted in one unreleased album that Williams calls “everything that I never wanted to be.” Undeterred, Williams gained national attention with a featured spot in Maroon 5’s hit music video “Daylight (Playing For Change)” and NBC’s Today Show.
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