“Ponder’s vocals combine the spirit of the church with the speak-truth- to-power assertiveness of a movement leader. “ ”
When Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People hit the stage things get torqued up quickly like a tent revival during tornado season. Named Top Ten Bands to watch by CityPaper, and winner of the 2015 and 2016 Roc Awards, "Best Band", Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People transcend musical genres with a blast of deep, powerful groove and soul. The band is the groove while Ponder’s pipes keep it rooted in soul. And according to Ponder, soul is more than a sound.
“Soul music is something you feel,” she says. “It gives you goose bumps.”
This Rochester, NY Native has spent the past years rendering goose bumps by perfecting her style and charismatic performance. She sings, you listen, you melt. The result of her focus and dedication is a tone that is both enchanting and seductive along with a riveting, honest stage presence.
“"Ponder's pipes soar with soul, affection, and conviction. It's both gut-wrenching and exhilarating. And her songwriting packs an immediate punch amidst its budding vulnerability." ”
— Frank DeBlase City Paper
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““What an amazing show/ concert last night!! Just want to say a big thank you for bringing this great band to us! :)”
— Julius (owner) FREUNDLICH+KOMPETENT, Hamburg, Germany