Local favorite Syria T. Berry not only brings an incredible amount of joy to the stage, but also the ability to stylistically cover a wide variety of musical landscape; including songs from Van Morrison, Don Henley, Crosby Stills and Nash, Elvis, Smokey Robinson, and favorites from the 50’s to artists of today.
Syria also serves as a worship leader and has released a contemporary Christian CD on aptly entitled ‘Hallelujah’.
Syria has been a prominent fixture in Bay Area clubs for over 40 years. In addition to his solo work, he was the founder and lead singer for Sweettooth. He has been the lead singer for the Fabulous PhDs for close to 30 years.
Syria is also a member of the Recording Academy and is an ASCAP songwriter. He has sung with the Contra Costa Light Opera Association and performed at the Gospel Academy Awards at the Paramount Theater. He has opened for the Coasters, Billy Preston, Barbara Lewis and the Drifters.