Niamh

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:

 

07/05/2018

Ilkley Carnival

12.30

08/05/2018

Guiseley Potting shed

7-9pm

26/05/2018

Harrogate Potting Shed

7-9pm

27/05/2018

Soundbar -Sun

 

02/06/2018

Bingley Potting Shed

7-9 pm

18/06/2018

Grassington-fest - Game Keepers

 

23/06/2018

White Lion - Kildwick

 

24/06/2018

Guiseley Potting Shed

3-5 pm

01/07/2018

Skipton Sheep Day

TBA

10/07/2018

Harrogate Potting Shed

7-9 pm

13/07/2018

Bingley Potting Shed

7-9 pm

15/07/2018

Smoking Leeds

4.30 - 6 pm

11/08/2018

Goats Head Steeton tba

9pm

18/08/2018

Rendezvous Hotel - Charity event

7pm

29/09/2018

Bushfeild  Arms - East Morton

TBA

26/11/2018

Skipton Lights Switch on

TBA

02/12/2018

Skipton Christmas Market

TBA

09/12/2018

Skipton Christmas Market

TBA


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