Afton is a Country-Pop 18-year old singer/songwriter/guitarist from Seabeck, Washington. She learned to play the guitar when she was 11 years old and wrote her first song when she was 12. She has performed at various venues throughout Washington State as well as venues in California and Nashville. She has opened for country stars Kelsea Ballerini , Josh Thompson, adn Drake White. Afton also sang the National Anthem at Safeco Field for the 2015 Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Event. She is an honor student and also enjoys hanging out with friends and family and having as much fun as possible! Afton is an amazing performer whose music touches people of all ages.
Afton recently released several singles that are bound to cause waves with her fans and her 6 song EP, ‘I Want a Truck’ is also a Nashville produced, energetic upbeat mix of pop and country music. It’s a must listen for pop and country music lovers. Sunset Chevrolet/Trucks (Seattle area) is partnering with and promoting Afton and is using the fun catchy song, I Want a Truck, for advertising on television and radio throughout Washington. I Want a Truck also was voted Best Alternative Rock/Country EP in the Akademia November 2015 Music Awards.
Her debut EP, ‘Stay With Me,’ is great collection of self-written songs that has made waves in the teen and Top 40 market. Afton won Best Country Songwriter and Best Teen Songwriter in the 2013 Indie Music Channel Songwriter Awards. She also won Best Female Teen Artist and Best Teen Album (Stay with Me), in the 2014 Indie Music Channel Annual Awards Ceremony. Her Nashville producer, Sean Giovanni, was voted Producer of the Year and Best Country Producer for his work with Afton’s music. ‘Stay with Me’ has received outstanding reviews and amazing radio support. The first single, ‘Forever With You,’ shot to #1 on the popular The Radio Café Indie Music Countdown where it remained for several weeks. Afton is currently writing music for her next album and plans to return to Nashville in the Spring to record!! Stay tuned..
” I love music because of its ability to excite and sooth the soul at the same time”. – Afton Prater