Donna Cristy

 A powerful singer with a 4 octave range,  Donna is a recording artist and songwriter in her own right and has toured the world as a lead singer and dancer.  Her recordings consist of the hard rock "People Will Talk", the retro-funk-r & b offering "Come Hell Or High Water",  house records "Trust My Love","Surrender" and "Hold Me Close"  and her latest alternative rock CD "Just Another Day"  with the band Hemlok Bay, all available on Spotify., itunes, and other digital outlets.   Her single from that album, "Do You Hear Me", was nominated for Best Rock Single with the Los Angeles Music Awards.  She has several of her country songs playing in venues throughout the world, as well as many other songs from her catalogue.  Several of her songs were featured on the soap opera General Hospital, America's Top Model, and many different movies.


Her first Christmas release  in  November 2017 entitled  "First Christmas With You" can be found on Spotify and iTunes.  This song was written with co-writer Mike Hay from Colorado and released by Trenton Marshall of Three Shots Publishing. Videos for the song can be found on YouTube.


Her second Christmas single released in November of 2018 is called "I Wish Everyday Could Be Christmas" is co-written with Trenton Marshall and released by Three Shots Publishing.  appears on the podcast Women of Substance.

There is a new pop song to be released by the same company early in 2019.


Donna's rock band Hemlok Bay has reached #7 on the Reverb Nation charts for her song "No Rain 'Til Sunday."   It's the opening cut of the CD "Just Another Day," available on Spotify and iTunes.  Two more songs in this genre as well as videos for the songs will be released in 2019 under the Hemlok Bay name, "Lost and the Lonely"  co-written with Mike Hay and "What Have You Done,"  a driving hard rock song co-written with Greg Niemi, her co-writer on the "Just Another Day" album.


Also to be released is "Turn The Radio On," a pop-rocker co-written once again with Mike Hay.  This song chronicles music history and was a lyrical challenge for Donna, the first time actually researching a subject for a song!  It features Cleveland musicians Jim Ballard,  Norm Tischler on sax, and Winnipeg native Sobkowich on guitar.


Donna is a multi-instrumentalist, playing keyboards, flute,  and Latin Percussion.  She is an accomplished dancer as well as actress, having worked live shows for Universal Studios as well as appearing in movies and television.










 


About Donna