NEWISM – North East Women In Soul

Thursday 28 October 2021

Doors 6:00 pm, Stage 6:30 pm

Tickets £5

NEWISM – North East Women In Soul

Hoochie Coochie are proud to present.

NEWISM: North East Women In Soul Music, hosted by Hoochie Coochie: a luxury bar in Newcastle, playing hard Funk, solid Soul and cool Jazz music. The event 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. Tickets: £5 available online before or £6 otd About the artists:

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. She’s heavily influenced by 90’s hip hop, RnB and acoustic soul. Georgia’s captivating vocals are complimented by Daps on keys, Glen Smiley on Bass and Lloyd Kroft on Drums, bringing live instrumental flavour from their gospel and jazz influences.

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. Her debut single was featured on BBC Radio 1.

Phibi: Phibi is a 20 year old alternative r&b singer/songwriter and producer from Durham, England. Phibi’s music journey started off with her playing her grandmother’s piano at 5 to then picking up her fathers guitar at 7. She states her vocal influences to the likes of Jeff Buckley, Erykah Badu, John Martyn and James Maynard Keenan. 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. With support from BBC introducing, FALLU also established herself as a diverse artist, featuring on garage track ‘Time’ with Leeds based record label 1forty. FALLU is now bursting onto the Newcastle music scene psychedelic spectrum of colour and funky bass rhythm ‘Sunshine Down’ that was released April 2021.

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. Influenced by old school soul and jazz titans such as Aretha Franklin and Billie Holiday, Frankie’s sultry R’n’B vibes stay true to those roots whilst bringing them into a more contemporary world.

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