"She is amazing" Izzy Bizu
"Sweetly epic" - Fierce Panda Records
With a unique musical footprint described as "delicate intricate folk paired with a warrior soul" and "Sweetly epic" (Simon Williams - Fierce Panda Records).
She's supported some well-known names on tour such as Newton Faulkner and Janet Devlin and frequently appeared on festival bills like Liverpool's Sound city, Dot to Dot and Live at Leeds.
2017 saw Lauren invited to play BBC Introducing live sessions in Leeds, Nottingham and Lincoln. All three putting her forward for national BBC Radio play resulting in numerous works from her debut EP 'Tide of the Mind' being broadcast nationally on the BBC.
After being played on every BBC Introducing station in the country, Lauren caught the attention of star Izzy Bizu, who during her own BBC session mentioned Lauren and her song 'Tightrope' claiming she "Absolutely Love's it".
'The audience fell silent, in complete awe of her ability, mesmeric voice and dreamy guitar tones.' - Counterfeit Magazine
'Dreamy, soulful and at times dramatic... A great look at things to come.' - Jumbo Records
'It's such an enchanting song, billowing and eddying unpredictably.' - The Autumn Roses
An indie alt-folk/pop artist who haunts and captivates with her powerful vocal and honest lyrics.
Clare toured the UK, USA and Australia following the release of her debut EP 'Elusive Yusef'. She's recently been championed by BBC Into & Made In Leeds, and has been invited to perform in session for BBC Introducing.
"Bob Dylan's protege at work" - Klef Notes
"We're really on board with his rustic, timeless sound" Alan Raw, BBC Introducing
"Telling his own story, just him and his guitar. Really back to basics, I really like that and it works really well" BBC Introducing
Jack released his debut album 'The Carnival' in 2017. As well as performing songs of the album, he will also be playing new songs including A Show on the Edge "a delightfully, dark song, where you will hang off every word"
He is a wonderful authentic story-teller who has been heavily supported by BBC Introducing with seven different songs played to date, that have also been played worldwide.
'The Carnival is Ours' has been nominated for Best Original Song on Absolute Music
Emily Mercer Music
'Drawing influences from Jazz, Folk and Contemporary artists, Emily's piano driven songs showcase dusky vocals, rich chords, punchy hooks and unexpected turns. Emily is currently working on her first EP, which is due for release this year.'