5 Things You Didn’t Know About Jewel

August 20, 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that Jewel will be playing at this year’s MixFest On The Harbor! You know all of her hit songs, but did you know these 5 facts?

1) Jewel was born in Payson, Utah

  • Although she was born there, shortly after her birth her family moved to Alaska! Click here to read more about it. 

2) Her big break was at a coffee shop called Inner Change in San Diego

  • According to NPR, “the owner, a woman named Nancy, desperately needed clientele because she was going out of business. She told Jewel she could play a show there every week and get whatever money they made at the door.” Month after month she people started pouring out of the building to watch her perform! She recently unveiled the audio of a live performance of a track called "Don't."

3) She co-hosted Platinum Hit on Bravo with Kara DioGuardi

  • The BRAVO reality series featured 12 singer-songwriters competing in challenges to win $100,000, a publishing deal, and a recording deal!

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4) Jewel’s debut album Pieces of You was released in 1995

  • The singer has released 8 albums, 2 holiday albums, and 2 children’s albums!

5) She was on Celebrity Undercover Boss!

  • The singer went undercover as Andrea the Jersey Girl on the hit CBS show. You need to check out her character below she’s hysterical!!