Skylar's soul rockin’ blues sound has been influenced by Tina Turner, Etta James, Billy Joel, and Koko Taylor. Throw in a bit of AC/DC and multiple Motown artists and you have the unique, strong, passionate and energetic Skylar Rogers.Music and faith were primary sources of strength and inspiration for Skylar through not only the bad times but also the best of times. She believes that “music survives the worst, and celebrates the best.”
Skylar successfully launched her debut EP, "Insecurities” and began touring nationally in 2019, including performances at St Louis' National Blues Museum and Beale Street in Memphis.“Like Father Like Daughter” was released internationally by Blind Racoon in September 2020, attaining worldwide airplay, charting on the Roots Music Top 50 Contemporary Blues Songs, and continually charting on the Illinois Roots Music Report. Her full length CD, “Firebreather,” is scheduled to release in January, 2021 with a 2021 tour being planned.
"Count Skylar Rogers as one of the up and coming blues singers and songwriters to keep track of. Skylar Rogers and the Blue Diamonds made a major impression on blues fans when they opened up the Prairie Crossroads Blues Fest 2019. From belting out classics to sharing her personal journey, she's making a name for herself in the blues scene. "
~~Lorri Coey, WEFT, Champaign, IL
"Skylar Rogers has a lot of energy and pizzazz, and brings a raw honesty to every performance. The blues world betta look out!"
~~Annika Chambers, Recording artist, Vizztone Records
"She will become known for her different style. I love that it comes from her heart and her life struggles to make her who she is today, a humble young lady who is very giving, and a songbird who has my attention and soon the world. Give her a microphone and in a minute she will win your heart."
~~Ms. Zeno "The Mojo Queen", International Blues Recording Artist