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Rising country-blues singer-songwriter Laura Evans burst onto the scene with the release her debut EP ‘Running Back to You’ in 2020, with her first single reaching number one on the UK blues chart and then top 50 on the US chart. Follow up singles ‘Solo’ and ‘Drag Me Back In’ gaining continued support from BBC Radio Wales, racking up over 100,000 streams on Spotify with continued support from editorial playlists, Nu Blue and Very Nearly Nashville.
Laura’s is a modern, yet soulful-vintage sound, with hints of Fleetwood Mac meets Larkin Poe. Laura opened for The Shires in concert in 2019 and performed at The Bluebird Café, Nashville and C2C festival, as well as having a monthly residency at The Troubadour, London.
“Wow just so good, fantastic artist” Alex Jones, The One Show, BBC Radio Wales.
“She’s just brilliant, great songs and what a voice” Jason Mohamed, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio 2
Widely regarded as one of Europe’s finest ever soul/blues fuelled voices, Jo Harman is an international touring and recording artist who remains a genre-defying, independently minded artist of rare credibility. She has performed, often headlined, very many prestigious festivals and venues, including opening Bluesfest at the O2 Arena, Parkpop in the hague (playing to 300k people), Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Rye International Jazz and Blues Festival, Royal Albert Hall to name but a few. The Mirror proclaimed her ‘UK’s finest female soul blues voice’ who, according to Classic Rock, writes ‘lip-biting beautiful songs’.
“Jo Harman is an incredibly believable and soulful singer…perhaps right now UK’s finest’ Chris Wells, Editor, Echoes “Just Stunning” – Mail On Sunday.
JADE LIKE THE STONE
Enigmatic psych blues/rock, Jade has built an enviable reputation as an elite and unique vocalist – and songwriter/poet and storyteller – winning not only a growing band of committed followers and supporters but also industry champions, including BBC Radio Wales, Led Zeppelin legend Jimmy Page, the blues/rock community and most recently, Redenbacher’s Funkestra.
“You have a superstar voice. Your voice sounds like a logo – like Jennifer Hudson’s voice is a logo, like Beyonce’s voice is a logo, Kate Bush’s voice is a logo. You have that uniqueness to your voice!” Will. I. Am.
Jade Like The Stone
Hollie Rogers is a London based singer, songwriter and guitarist with an incredibly powerful voice. Her live performances consistently receive outstanding reviews, with regular reference to the level of candour in her lyrics. With the backing of BBC Introducing and two stunning studio albums under her belt, Hollie has supported acts like Suzanne Vega, Midge Ure, Paolo Nutini and Ralph McTell. Often playing with a full backing band or as a duo with double bass, she is no stranger to festival stages at Glastonbury, Black Deer, Cornbury Festival and more. Hollie is also regular performer at events curated by Whispering Bob Harris, who recently invited her to record a live session at his home studio.
Connor Selby is a rising British star in the traditions of Eric Clapton and Peter Green, who has already performed with his band at Wembley Stadium (at the age of 22), at the behest of The Who. Recently voted the ‘Young Artist of the Year’ in the 2020 UK Blues Awards, the young bandleader-guitarist-vocalist draws on influences as diverse as B.B. King, Ray Charles, Free and Nick Drake, creating a soulful blend of hard-hitting blues and emotional, introspective song writing, which, at times, evokes a modern take on the best of the British blues boom of the 1960’s.
GEORGIA VAN ETTEN
London based singer-songwriter Georgia van Etten, soulfully blends roots music with alt-pop craft songs that stick. Recently signed to Canadian record label Birthday Cake, founded by The Bros. Landreth, she continues to solidify her position on the international stage.
Georgia has recently released her debut album ‘Deep Black Water’ to much critical acclaim, with a feature in NME, her music video on MTV, heavy rotation on SiriusXM North Americana (US) and a feature session on BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends.
Her debut EP ‘Live at the Pool Studio’ had extensive BBC Radio 2 play with Jamie Cullum remarking “this really blew me away when I first heard it” and Blues & Soul Magazine UK declaring “Put simply, this is a damn fine EP”.
Attention also sparked surrounding Van Etten’s unique mouth trumpet impression with a clip going viral on media giant UNILAD SOUND. Touring worldwide since age 14, she has played the likes of Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Porretta Soul Festival (Italy), Falls Festival (Australia) headlined London Omeara, with The Telegraph UK aptly stating she is “Enthralling audiences around the world with her refreshing creativity and rich vocal tones.
Georgia van Etten
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