Mesa Arts Center Performance

Saturday November 23, 2013 at 7:30 pm at the Mesa Arts Center Tickets available here.

James A. Owen

Last night I met James A. Owen author of the best selling series, The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Georgraphica while performing for the Awards Ceremony at Writers Unite to Fight Cancer. More than a million copies of his…

EV Tribune

Writing Contest aims to raise awareness funds for cancer research. By Cecily Markland It’s a contest with a purpose. While showcasing writing talents, Writers Unite to Fight Cancer’s second writing contest will raise funds…

East Valley Tribune

Writers Unite to Fight Cancer Award Ceremony in Tempe Celebrates "Drive To Thrive" By Cecily Markland Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 6:52 pm By Cecily Markland, Special to Tribune |;…

Interview by Author Margaret Larsen

I was interviewed by author Margaret Larsen. To read the interview click here. I talk about my new Christmas Album, "Joy To The World" among other things. Margaret: Tell us what inspired you to write your songs? Who, What,…

The Beehive

Phoenix Musician Releases Christmas Album, Performs at BYU Alumni-Sponsored Concert August 30, 2013  By Cecily Markland Vanessa Joy has performed across the nation and in Israel, Jordan, Italy, Greece, Turkey…

Matt Townsend Show Part 2

I was on the Matt Townsend radio show yesterday. Here is a new clip (part 2) from a couple weeks ago I hope you enjoy it.

Lemon Scrub

You could eat this but it's not meant to be eaten. Lemon Scrub is a recipe for your skin. I have been using this inexpensive easy recipe as an exfoliant before shaving for about a year now and it looks and feels marvelous so I wanted to share…

Everything is better with music

Wouldn't you agree? I can't seem to do much without it. Okay I might already be preaching to the choir but I don't want to live without music in my life. I love MUSIC! Think of all the things we do with good music as our companion. Do we drive…

Annual Writing Contest

I'm performing for the awards Ceremony Annual Writing Contest in Tempe, AZ at the Changing Hands Bookstore on September 24, 2013. 

Softly and Tenderly

Softly and Tenderly is a song recorded on the "Sweet By and By" album by Vanessa Joy. To listen to it click here or here. Or you can purchase the album here. The lyrics and music are by Will L. Thompson. The Lyrics are below.   Softly…

Writers Unite to Fight Cancer

Excited to be teaming up with Writers Unite to Fight Cancer. I talked about it in the Beehive newspaper in December and will also be performing with them in September in Arizona.

The Digital Universe - Courage and Strength

Courage and Strength Through Music By: Stephanie Lacy Displaying their world-renowned talents on BYU’s campus this week, Marvin A. Goldstein and Vanessa Joy teamed up to teach a class through song about how music can give…