In a recent Facebook post about the Under 18s award, the UK Song writing Contest wrote: “Love Drug, although not the winner this year, is an outstanding runner up and it was a close contender for winning position, Congratulations Niamh for getting so close and congrats to all involved in this track.


The accolade was particularly impressive as the judges were leading producers and songwriters in the music industry. In addition to the Under 18s accolade, Niamh was also a semi-finalist with Love Drug in the Open Age category of the contest. Niamh’s achievement follows on from her success in November 2016 when she finished as a runner up for best song in the Best of British Unsigned Song of 2016.


Along with David Sorbo her regular guitarist ,She has worked closely with Dave Swift and Derek Nash, Bass guitarist and saxophonist in the Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, and drummer Darby Todd, who has played with The Darkness and currently on tour with Martin Barre ((Jethro Tull lead guitarist) more recently recording her new song "Love Me "  Between them they have played with legends such as Tom Jones , Kylie Minogue , Amy Winehouse, George Benson, Chaka Khan to Eric Clapton and Paul Simon, Paul McCartney , Gary Moore) Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow & Deep Purple ) and many more – See attached photo of the guys who played on Love Drug  & Love Me.


In addition  she also had success with songs Can’t Stand This Anymore and Love Drug,


Niamh has written and also performed it acoustically on BBC Radio York - BBC Music Introducing in York and North Yorkshire and many other local radio Stations.


Upcoming gigs include the following:



Ilkley Carnival



Guiseley Potting shed



Harrogate Potting Shed



Soundbar -Sun



Bingley Potting Shed

7-9 pm


Grassington-fest - Game Keepers



White Lion - Kildwick



Guiseley Potting Shed

3-5 pm


Skipton Sheep Day



Harrogate Potting Shed

7-9 pm


Bingley Potting Shed

7-9 pm


Smoking Leeds

4.30 - 6 pm


Goats Head Steeton tba



Rendezvous Hotel - Charity event



Bushfeild  Arms - East Morton



Skipton Lights Switch on



Skipton Christmas Market



Skipton Christmas Market


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