Regina Ferguson is an old soul musician for a new generation. Born in the suburbs of Philadelphia, this singer-songwriter is influenced by her love of roots rock, soul, jazz and pop her sound is sultry and rich and has been compared to artist such as Amy Winehouse, Norah Jones. Growing up on classic rock her musical influences range from Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt and Stevie Nicks to Lauryn Hill and Grace Potter.
With the release of her debut album, Movin' On (July 2016), featuring an eight piece band Ferguson is gaining well deserved recognition as an independent, original artist. The album was recorded at Fairweather Studio in Charleston, SC and was mixed by Majeed Fick in Los Angeles, CA. Her band members include Ross Bogan on keys, Quentin Ravenel on drums, Mike Quinn on saxophone, Thomas Kenney and John Shields on guitar, Justin Harper on bass, Patrick Marzett on trumpet and Parker Dewitt on percussion. Taking her unique experiences in life and sharing them with her audience through her lyricism, she creates an energy and a captivity that is undeniable. Members of her band have worked with artists such as Umphrey’s McGee, The Movement and The Blue Dogs.
Not only does she perform her enticing songs as a solo artist in Charleston, she is also involved with a variety of projects. Regina plays in an acoustic guitar duo with singer-songwriter John Shields of Long Miles, a jazz duo with jazz guitarist Jamie Slater, and is a vocalist with Charleston Groove Factory, an event band fronted by Charleston's "Best Male Vocalist," Ben Fagan. Fagan was recently a co-write on Meghan Trainor’s "3am". Trainor’s album went on to become a massively successful triple-platinum album. Ferguson also plays keyboard and sings with Fagan's original band, the Holy City Hooligans, performing at Envision Festival in Costa Rica annually and at local festivals such as First Flush Festival and the New Music Confab. Lastly Ferguson has an event band called Youngsol Orchestra, as well an original band. These bands have performed at numerous festivals and events, including: The Charleston Beer Garden Festival, Dig South, Charleston's annual Water Ball, and the Johns Island Water Festival.