Upon moving to Nashville Toni quickly found her way to working with some of Nashville's great songwriters.  She's a Nashville songwriter who puts a lot of heart and life in her music.  Her vocals often resemble an Allison Krauss feel.  Her songs have been placed with National recording artists and independent artists.  


She credits much of her love of songwriting to an early age, but notes that one of her first jobs in Nashville was a tour guide at the Country Music Hall of Fame.  "This was a special place for me,"  said Toni.  "It was really there that I finally understood if you stay true to who you are in this business, there is a fan for every artist and an artist for every fan."  She can be seen playing the Bluebird and other Nashville area hot spots.  She's toured and shared her music with thousands.  Her musical journey has been full of ups and downs, but it's this that she says helps her write deep - meaningful songs.  


She was excited getting a song called “Deeper” put on hold for Martina McBride, and felt the heartbreak when it wasn’t cut. But neither that nor anything else could stop Toni from continuing to write and sing heart-felt songs, and hone her unique sound and persona.


Her strong faith has always been a firm foundation throughout the ups and downs of the music business and everyday life.  Toni feels a special bond with military families that started when she performed with the band “Laredo” that toured Army bases all over the East Coast.

So with a wondrous new album on its way and a lifetime of preparation leading up to this musical moment, Toni Staples is perfectly positioned to impact country radio, Music Row, and fans everywhere.

- Phil Sweetland , Music & Radio Contributor - New York Times



Previous events

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The Rawlings, 5395 Rawlings Rd, Joelton, TN 37080

2nd Annual My Proud Soldier Benefit Show- Box Lunch n Music at the Rawlings Restaurant From 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Come celebrate a pre-Veteran's Day celebration. Whites Creek ROTC will present the flags, East Cheatham Honor choir will sing the National anthem and you will be entertained by some of Nashville's talented! Bring a picture of your soldier to share on the Honor Wall. A great event funds raised will support the local Joshua Chamberlain Society, Nashville Operation Stand Down and the Wounded Warrior project. Hosted by TN Crossroads, Rob Wilds. Bring the family and honor our Veteran's together.

$10 Age limit: All ages


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Broken Spoke, Nashville, TN

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Old Smith's Bar, Atlanta, GA

Joshua Chamberlain Society

Franklin Theater, 419 Main Street, Franklin, TN 37064

http://www.jcsconcert.com/ We hope you will join us for an evening of fun, inspiration and amazing entertainment as we celebrate the formation of the New Nashville Chapter of The Joshua Chamberlain Society. The Joshua Chamberlain Society is a non-profit, totally volunteer organization that raises money to fund the "adoption" of Local Middle Tennessee Wounded Military Heroes... One at a Time... FOR LIFE! Franklin Theater- (615) 538-2076

Age limit: All ages


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Ri'chards Cafe, Whites Creek, Tennessee

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Studio Gallery- Fontanel, Whites Creek, Tennessee

" My Proud Soldier Benefit Show" for the Wounded Warrior Project featuring also Mercy Child, Keith Walker, Jeff Batson, Craig Jackson, Morgan Alexander, and Josh London

$10 adult/ $5 child Age limit: All ages


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Richard's Cafe, Whites Creek, Tennessee