Jennifer Corday is an award-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist who has shared stages with Melissa Etheridge, Sarah McLaughlin, Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, The B-52s, Cyndi Lauper, and many more. She is a prolific songwriter and seasoned professional with star quality and charisma, presenting live shows that leave people wanting more. Corday has built a large and loyal following in Southern California performing hundreds of shows a year at local bars and venues.
Corday’s music is inspired by Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crow, Led Zeppelin, and many more. She is a true influencer, building a global brand for lesbians everywhere, with strong networking, clever merchandise, and grassroots live tours that capture life-long fans. Combined with smart marketing, her dynamic personality and musical skill have earned her over 8K Facebook followers and a flourishing YouTube Channel with over 10K subscribers.
Corday in 2021
While on break from live shows at local venues and festivals due to the pandemic, Corday continues to write and record, delving into the hearts and homes of her West Coast fans. She is now poised to release a song a month in 2021.
The first release in 2021 will be "Shoulda Left Sooner." This hilariously fun, country-rock romp will debut with a top-notch video shot in Pioneertown, starring lesbian comic Suzanne Westenhoefer. Catch the debut in January on Westenhoefer’s new talk show, after other famous celesbians like Martina Navratilova and Lily Tomlin.
Corday's remake of the classic Helen Reddy song "I Am Woman," co-produced with L.A.-based mastermind Matt Thorne of MT Productions, is currently in production and scheduled for release in February.
Corday in 2020
While sequestered during COVID-19 lockdown, Corday recorded and released several parodies, including the "Bohemian Virus Rhapsody" that went viral with nearly one million views. She also got serious and recorded “Anchor,” one of her greatest songs to date. The video for this amazing love song was shot outside the Queen Mary in Long Beach waters and soared into the hearts of fans.
Corday also penned "I Can't Breathe" after George Floyd's murder, staying up all night to write and record the cello parts. The song has become a beloved anthem in support of Black Lives Matter. "Home," is a raw, acoustic track that is featured in the movie Maybe Someday, where Corday also makes an appearance as an actress.
Corday’s Track Record
Corday has over five award-winning studio albums and 20 awards under her belt, including Best Female Acoustic Act, and Best Live Band at the OC Music Awards. She's also performed for the troops overseas in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Macedonia.
Corday’s music and videos have been awarded by LA Weekly, GLAMA Awards, and LA Music Awards. She's been a Battle of the Band Finalist for KISS FM and STAR Radio. You may have seen her as an actress on the national Ride with Pride Uber commercial, in award-winning lesbian films, or heard her music in MTV documentaries and numerous movies.
In addition to her Corday career, she created the Melissa Etheridge Experience and the Sheryl Crow Show—two top-notch tribute acts that perform at large concert venues and casinos across the nation.
Corday’s festival resume speaks volumes. In addition to her yearly performances at The Dinah Shore Weekend, Corday has performed at Womenfest in Key West, Women’s Week in P-Town, and at Pride Festivals across the nation. She has also performed on Olivia Cruises, The Melissa Etheridge Cruise, Country Cruising, and many more including a river cruise down the Danube—expanding her fanbase around the world.
Corday’s anthemic sexy drinking song "Second Shot" (featured on You Can't Change My DNA) is the title track of the series, starring Fortune Feimster and Jill Bennett, and can be heard in the movie At Your Own Risk that was played at the 2018 WOMEN IN ACTION Film Festival Opening Night.
Her video "Daffodil Shotguns" showed at the Awareness Film Festival in Los Angeles, spawning loyal followers against gun violence.
Teaming with photographers and filmmakers Jane Clark, Jen Rosenstein, and Michelle Ehlen, Corday has furthered her career with stunning videos and imagery. Her “Dragonfire” video received rave reviews at film fests across the nation. "Tear Into You" was shot and edited by Jen Rosenstein and won Best Music Video at the Cynema Systers Film Fest. "Kaleidoscope," shot DIY style while touring in Europe, is a fan fav and celebrates the beauty of the broken.
Her producers include Matt Thorne (The Eels, Trapt, Ratt, Warrant, Everclear, Eddie Money, Game Of Thrones) Brian Pothier (Peter Asher, Bob Malone) and Gavin MacKillop (Sarah McLachlan, Toad The Wet Sprocket, The Escape Club). Corday works with incredible musicians including drummers Jorgen Ingmar (L.A.Vation), Keith Larsen (Oedipus), guitarists Brian Pothier (Peter Asher), Damien Smith, Larry Bustimante, and Darryl Marini (The Johnnies), bassists James Rubel, Terry Law, Mikey Hachey (String Puppets, L.A.Vation), and many more.