NEWISM: North East Women In Soul Music
This event hosted by Hoochie Coochie will bring you the very best current, upcoming soul artists based in the North East, featuring: Georgia May, Kate Bond, Phibi, Fallu and Frankie Jobling. A fantastic night of original music, forefronting five female vocalists, backed by incredibly talented live musicians.
Georgia May: Georgia May is a Soulful vocalist, born and raised in Newcastle upon Tyne with Nigerian roots. Her sound is defined by soothing timbres exposing contrasting emotions of lust and heartache, with a poetic lyrical narrative.
Kate Bond: Born and raised in Bradford, Kate Bond is a Neo Soul/R&B singer songwriter now based in the north east. Her songs are often written from an intersectional feminist perspective, her lyrics inspired by the cheek and charm of Joy Crookes and Amy Winehouse.
Phibi: Phibi is a 20 year old alternative r&b singer/songwriter and producer from Durham, England. Musically Phibi is inspired by a multitude of genres ranging from r&b to metal, to folk to rap. Phibi is self taught and currently producing her own music.
FALLU is an alternative R&B artist, incorporating elements of neo-soul and psychedelia into her unique tones. After being told she was ‘too northern’ for London drama school, Karla Farrar began her new endeavours as FALLU in Manchester, emerging onto the scene with her debut single ‘Eventually’ in May 2019.
Frankie Jobling: Frankie Jobling is an R’n’B singer and songwriter from Newcastle. After studying music in Manchester, she returned to her native North East and continued honing her sound and unique voice.