Friday Night Live presents Beth Macari

Friday 20 August 2021

Doors 7:00 pm, Stage 9:00 pm

Tickets £10

Friday Night Live presents Beth Macari

Newcastle’s own Beth Macari has continued to build an impressive career over the last 5 years. With major support slots & impressive recordings has continued to grow & grow as an artist. Beth is a friend of Hoochie Coochie & with her band wants to showcase new material including her new single “How to Love”

Beth Macari’s journey has been a diverse one so far, with the Geordie soul singer already having wealth of experience under her belt before embarking on her solo career.

After spending two years on the road with “Loose Women” star Jane McDonald, Beth fronted the house band on Sky One’s celebrity panel show “Bring The Noise”, where she performed alongside Melanie C, Tinie Tempah, Anne Marie and Nicole Scherzinger. A brief stint with the Manchester Camerata orchestra on their “Motown & Northern Soul” tour followed before Beth headed back to her native Newcastle Upon Tyne to focus on her own music.

“Your voice came from the Baby Jesus!” – Nicole Scherzinger

With a love of Soul and Motown always at the forefront of her sound, Beth fuses her old school roots with the contemporary flavours of R&B, Dance and Pop to create a diverse sonic palette of sounds from every decade.

“I Promise (That I Got You)”, the lead single from her 2020 EP “I Am Everything”, broke into the US Official Soul Chart top 20 with Beth winning the US Soul Radio “President’s Choice Award” as voted by thousands of listeners.

The EP also featured the single “I Am”, mixed by long-time Andrew Lloyd Webber producer, Nigel Wright and the song lead a successful charity campaign for a North East mental health charity with the help of a star studded music video which also included home-made submissions from Beth’s fans.

“Beth Macari is surely one of the best singer/ songwriters in the North East” – Crack Magazine

Taking her original music on the road, Beth has supported the likes of Hot 8 Brass Band, Rae Morris, Davina Michelle, Hollie Cook and PP Arnold as well as sharing festival stages with the likes of Noel Gallagher, Melanie C, Jakes Shears and The Kaiser Chiefs.

In 2020, while live music ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, Beth was invited to play the UK’s first socially distanced music venue, the Virgin Money Unity Arena, opening up for Les Misérables star Alfie Boe.

Beth has also been a guest on BBC stations around the UK, performing live on their Newcastle, London, Manchester, York, Bristol and Kent stations as well as various others across mainstream radio.

“Sonically powerful, beautifully poignant and highly emotive, this track is without a doubt Beth’s most ambitious to date complete with a stunning and heart rendering vocal that is more than worthy of the national media acclaim she continues to receive.” – Planet Radio

Never afraid to try new things, Beth has also flirted with the dance music scene. Collaborating with legendary DJ Kissy Sell Out on his single “Like That” and going on to release her own single “Clone” on US house label “Carrillo Music”, which racked up one million radio plays in the US alone.

Beth’s next two releases, “Boy” and “Stronger” went on to premiere on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio London respectively, with Beth being invited by Gaby Roslin to perform live on BBC London several times and feature as “Artist of the Week”.

“Beth Macari is a super star!” – Gaby Roslin

 

 

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