Living between Texas, Louisiana and islands off the East Coast, T. Champagne channels his love of funk, roots rock, and island grooves into a danceable blend of music that utilizes percussive phrasing and catchy lyrics to engage fans to embrace hope, freedom, change…and most of all, life. T. Champagne grew up with the best of both worlds, Texas Pride and a strong Cajun Spirit with a musical foundation of piano, bass, and drums. After a decade of stage performances with numerous prior acts, T. found his true sound as a songwriter inAustin,TXand began his solo career in 2006. Keeping true to the form of movement, art and soul, T. began touring the states with his act, “Champagnewith Friends” releasing their first album, “OldTown” in 2008.
In the spring of 2011, T. Champagne participated in “The Swamp Sessions” in Awendaw, SCalong with Edwin McCain, Mark Bryan, Phillip Lammonds and Danielle Howle and returned in late Summer 2011 T. Champagne to complete his second album called “Life”, featuring the single, “Sunshine Smilin” produced by Mark Bryan and Danielle Howle. In the fall of 2011, T Champagne toured all of the SEC college campuses for the 2011 “SEC Football Tailgating Tour”, sponsored by The Music Initiative Magazine. T Champagne has also been named “Emerging Artist of the Year” by The Music Initiative Magazine for 2012. T. Champagne will be touring theGulfCoast, Rockies, and theMidwest starting in mid-May 2012 with his new trio as a vocalist and bassist.