Born in Midland... raised in Bryan... attended college in Denton... and after a brief stay in Oxford, England... the life-long Texan settled down in Austin to pursue a career in music.
In Austin, Dodson quickly began making a name for herself: performing weekly, writing habitually & released her debut album Change A Thing (2010) with the help of Robert Harrison (Cotton Mather/Future Clouds & Radar) which firmly put her on the map in the Live Music Capital of the World.
Her Sophomore release Love is Real Try Again (2012) was produced by critically acclaimed producer Craig Ross (Patty Griffin, Spoon) and saw the single Try Again reach new national recognition for Dodson, landing on NPR's Morning Edition's Heavy Rotation and was prominently featured on the hit TV show Parenthood.
Miranda is a wife and a mother of 3. Her middle daughter was diagnosed with Autism at age 4, which has inspired Miranda to use her music platform to promote and raise funds for Vela Families - a non-profit that educates and supports families who have children with special needs.
INFLUENCES: Brandi Carlile, Patty Griffin, Jim James, Elvis, Aretha Franklin, FIEST, Etta James, Ryan Adams, Jenny Lewis