Emily Afton

San Diego CA

Emily Afton is a queer multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter and performer from San Diego, California; whose music is based in both San Diego and Oakland (Bay Area). Her nostalgia-infused pop songwriting style has been described by NPR as “Wonderful, wonderful electro-pop that’s weary of life, but positive,” and draws influence from genres including Freak folk, Synth Wave, and R&B. 
Emily Afton’s music has been featured on TV shows such as Riverdale, The CW’s Batwoman, and MTV’s Teen Mom throughout the years, but it was her live performance which caught the attention of Third Eye Blind frontman, Stephan Jenkins who asked her band to perform as direct support on their national tour in 2015. Afton has since released multiple EPs and is currently releasing a select handful of singles from her highly anticipated second full-length album, Circaa (slated for a Fall 2024 release). Following her first two singles, (‘Make’ and ‘Free [feat. Tauwoo]’), the third single, ‘Running out of Time’ comes alongside a jaw dropping music video collaboration with LA women-led production company, NO STORAGE PRODUCTIONS. The new single and micro thriller-music video explore themes of queer heartbreak, self-preservation, and the end of toxic relationship patterns. Emily Afton will be touring her new album, Circaa throughout Fall of 2024 alongside their first ever printed vinyl release. 

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