Lake Tahoe Music Festival continues tonight with pop star Colbie Caillat | SierraSun.com

Lake Tahoe Music Festival continues tonight with pop star Colbie Caillat

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TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Colbie Caillat, a 26-year-old singer-songwriter from Malibu, is the headliner tonight in the second of three main concerts of this summerand#8217;s Lake Tahoe Music Festival.

She gained national attention in 2007 with the album and#8220;Coco.and#8221; She has sold more than 10 million singles, and the top ones are and#8220;Bubbly,and#8221; and#8220;Realizeand#8221; and and#8220;The Little Things.and#8221; Her duet with Jason Mraz, and#8220;Luckyand#8221; won a Grammy award.

The 2009 album and#8220;Breakthroughand#8221; was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album. She also has recorded with Taylor Swift.

Caillatand#8217;s third record, and#8220;All of You,and#8221; hit stores on May 24.

Caillat is a constant fixture on the road, press materials state, touring the United States, Europe, Australia and Asia. She has alternated between headlining her own shows and opening for artists such as John Mayer, one of her major influences.

Opener Andy Grammer also is compared to Mraz.

With his guitar powered by a car battery, Grammer has busked more than 10,000 hours on the streets of Los Angeles.

One listen to Grammerand#8217;s self-titled S-Curve Records debut and it is clear that this young man became an expert, press materials state. From the buoyant Top 10 hit and#8220;Keep Your Head Upand#8221; to the breezy and#8220;Fine By Me,and#8221; jubilant, horn-laced and#8220;The Pocket,and#8221; and emotionally-charged and#8220;You Should Know Better,and#8221; his irresistible pop songs blend heartfelt, compelling lyrics with instantly unforgettable melodies.