Annie Clements of Sugarland – Making it as a Modern Musician – Berklee Music

February 23, 2013

Annie Clements has toured with multi-platinum country duo Sugarland for the past seven years, serving as bassist and backing vocalist. In this half-hour online Open House event, Annie shares insight on what she’s learned about the music industry, and discusses her entrepreneurial approach to maintaining a career as a professional musician in the modern music industry.


About Annie Clements

Annie Clements is a graduate of Berklee College of Music (’03) and continues her education online with Berkleemusic. A New Orleans native, she has forged a substantial career as a bassist and backing vocalist, having spent the last seven years touring with country juggernaut Sugarland. The duo has sold over 14 million records world-wide, many of which feature Clements on bass and backing vocals, including a live album that debuted at Number 1 on the Billboard charts. With Sugarland, Annie has performed alongside Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, the B-52′s, and many others. She was also a part of the legendary Fender Strat Pack concert to honor the 50th anniversary of the Fender Stratocaster along with Brian May, David Gilmour, Joe Walsh, Ron Wood and other guitar legends. Annie’s rock solid bass work combined with her vocal capabilities have made her an in-demand “sideman,” carrying her to the biggest stages and largest crowds all over the world.