about macy dot
Macy Dot Neal is a 19 year old singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee. She was the 2020 Young Artist of the Year by the Texas Country Music Association and most recently named 1 of 8 finalists for the Texas Songwriter U Class of 2022. She’s an enthusiastic performer with her own unique sense of style. With confidence and abundant stage presence, this young rising artist takes the stage and her classic country voice and modern-day persona easily captivate the audience. Austin area performances include SXSW, Rodeo Austin, ACL parties on South Congress, the cherished local tradition celebrating the 55th Anniversary of the Austin Trail of Lights at Zilker Metropolitan Park and numerous local venues including the historic Cheatham Street Warehouse in San Marcos and Poodie’s Hilltop Roadhouse in Spicewood. In addition to writing her own music, she plays the guitar and keyboard and enjoys all genres of music, with her favorite being Country. She has been performing on stages since the age of two. Over the years she has been recognized with several honors including being named Lindale Idol twice, North Texas Youth Idol, a finalist for junior newcomer of the year at the Gladewater Opry and a Top 5 Finalist for Young Artist of the Year by the Texas Country Music Association for four consecutive years. In addition, she performed as a finalist in the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame John Ritter Showcase for three years, the Nashville Spotlight Showcase at CMA Fest in Nashville for two years, John Rich’s Redneck Riviera Opening Celebration at CMA Fest, Nashville Opry Mills Unplugged Series, and Nashville NAMM at the Kyser Showcase. She has been blessed on her journey to open for artists such as Kacey Musgraves, Gary P. Nunn, Zane Williams, The Powell Brothers, Randy Rogers Band, Charlie Robison, Austin Cunningham, Chris Colston, Craig Campbell, Chase McClanahan, Darrin Morris Band, Chrystal Yates, Wayland Hicks, Parmalee, Thompson Square, Riley Redding, Austin Layne, Brother Roscoe, and several others. Macy Dot currently attends Belmont University where she was accepted into the prestigious songwriting program. Talented, passionate, and creative, she is already a high energy trendsetter known for her authentic and relatable lyrics. Her work ethic, drive, and commitment are paving her way to a successful career in the music industry.