Holly Arballo

Currently living and performing in Salt Lake City, Utah, Holly began songwriting at the age of 13 and has been invited to perform for various concerts and festivals, throughout Arizona and Utah such as the Autumn Fest and Wildernook Music Festival. Holly's first acoustic album was recorded in 2009 with the award winning producer, Otto D'Agnolo who's credits include: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Beach Boys, Grace Potter, Dan Fogelberg, and many more. 

In November of 2014, Holly submitted her original song, "October" into the Songs For Life contest for a chance to be included on a compilation album made to raise money for cancer research by the CrowdCare Foundation. Judges included: The Piano Guys and American Idol's Kenz Hall. Her song was chosen as a winning song and is available for purchase on iTunes. In December of 2015, Holly made her first tv performance debut on Park City Television with 3 of her original songs, and again for a second and third time in February and August of 2016, also airing her first music video to her original song, "Sober", produced by JDM Optics. 

Holly is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist in the oldies cover band, Auld'sKool, who has opened for The Beach Boy's and is also the stage band every year for the Susan G Komen Race For the Cure in downtown Salt Lake City, which has given her an audience of 9,000+ people.

In her more recent success, Holly participated in Live and Amplified's 48 Hour Song Challenge in which she had to write and record a song in 48 hours with a topic of winter and a musical influence of Louis Armstrong to go by. She won not only the fan favorite award, but also won the grand prize as the best original song, with all the instrumentation done by herself including drums, bass, guitar, and both lead and harmonizing vocals.

January 24th, 2017, Holly was asked to perform for the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT for the Access Film Music Sundance Showcase that brings filmmakers, music supervisors, and songwriters together for future collaboration. She is currently writing in a wide range of genre's for film placement with LA based independent filmmaker, Jay Arcansalin, and for future work in sync licensing for film and tv placement. 

Holly is creating her first full band album with independent producer, Johnny Cowan, which will be released and digitally distributed in the spring of 2018. Her Christmas EP, Season of the Snow, is available now in iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more.


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