Born: October 8, 1996
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Residence: Statesville, NC since 2017
Sydney Lett started playing guitar and singing at the age of 10.
Her musical inspiration comes from listening to her grandfather’s country music: Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton.
Sydney’s first self-promoted concert was in 2010, called Frets for Pets to benefit the local animal shelter in Newton, Iowa. She raised $5,000 (with some help from mom, Stacie Lett).
Sydney was introduced to NASCAR racing through singing the National Anthem for several NASCAR races at Iowa Speedway. She began several friendships within the sport.
In 2012 she wrote a song called "Angels Still Cry' about the tragedy at Sandy Hook, Conn. the was included on a compliation CD to raise money for the victims' families as well as the school's music and arts program. Sydney has performed in Newtown for some of the victims' families and the community.
2014 was a turning point for Sydney, as she moved to Nashville with her mother and signing with a Nashville producer and released 'Crazy Good Wonderful Life' on radio.
The 24-year old has several tour dates already under her glitterly western belt, playing at the Mississippi Songwriters Festival, Pensacola Songwriters Festival, the Florabama and several Monster Jam areanas in Iowa, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Ohio. In November 2017, she performed at the UTA Convention at Paris (Las Vegas) as the headliner. Sydney frequently performs at the Texas Troubadour Theater in Nashville for WSM Cowboy Church and Midnight Jamboree with Joanne Cash and the Cash Family.
Sydney has opened for several notable country music entertainers including Blake Shelton, Diamond Rio, Terri Clark, Jerrod Niemann, Rodney Atkins, Grethen Wilson, Jon Pardi, Joe Nichols, Lonestar, Sammy Kershaw, Ricochet, Leann Rimes and more.
Sydney has three life passions which is reflected in her songwriting: singing, her '66 Ford Mustang Audrey and horses. The young entrepeneur has recently opened a horse (rescue) farm in Statesville, N.C. aptly named Songbird Stables.
Sydney is working on releasing her first album entitled: ‘Chasin’ Trains’. The title track was released in November on The DAWG, Huntington, W.V.