DISCOVER BIRMINGHAM: LUCY MAY WALKER+ MIDGE + ELLIE POOLE + LUCY SHAW

Lucy May Walker is a folk-pop Singer/Songwriter originally from Worcestershire, now living in London. Her EP, Heartbreak Songs, reached No. 3 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart, receiving numerous plays on BBC Introducing across the Midlands.

The title track, Heartbreak Song, was played on Jeremy Vine’s BBC Radio 2 show after he spotted her busking in London. She was then invited to play two original songs live on the show in October 2018. Vine described Lucy as “just brilliant” on the show which was listened to by more than 7 million people.

Lucy May has sold out headline shows across the UK and has supported the likes of The Dunwells, Lucy Spraggan, Hue and Cry and Wet Wet Wet. She is currently writing and recording new material which will be released later this year.

Lucy May Walker Links: Website | Facebook | Spotify

Watch the official music video for ‘You’re Not Alone’ below:


Midge – Indie folk, with soft melodic tunes. Taking inspiration from the likes of Isaac Gracie, First Aid Kit and Phoebe Bridgers. Featured on BBC Introducing and part of the New Street Records label. Midge will be releasing a single this December, ahead of a debut EP early next year.

Midge Links: Facebook | Instagram 

 

 

 

 

 


Ellie Poole is a 19-year-old singer-songwriter from Birmingham who takes influence from musicians such as Nick Drake, Fiona Apple and Joan Baez.

Ellie Poole Links: Facebook | Twitter | SoundCloud

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch Ellie Poole’s cover of ‘Hurt’ below:


Lucy Shaw is a 22-year-old singer-songwriter and guitarist from Birmingham. She has already accumulated a wealth of experience in the music industry, including performing at festivals such as BBC CarFest North and South (2017, 2019), HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2019, Statfold Barn Festival 2019, Lunar Festival 2018, Gilwell 24 Festival 2019, Worcester Music Festival 2018 and more.

She will be performing at The Great British Folk Festival 2019 and has performed alongside up and coming country artist Sally Rae Morris (Gasoline and Matches).

Lucy has headlined her own shows, performed around the country and been a support act for established artists on their European and Nationwide tours including Mahalia, Jerry Williams, and Ben Ottewell. She seeks to take her audience on a storytelling journey through her acoustic folk-country style.

Lucy has released four singles on Spotify and is set to release two more over the next six months. These tracks have received national radio play from stations such as BBC Introducing West Midlands, BBC Introducing Hereford and Worcester, Touch FM Radio, Switch Radio, Brum Radio, Island Radio and many more.

Lucy was a winner of GT’s Records ‘Young Entertainer of the Year’ (2015), finished in 6th place out of 96 entries in the national ‘Stripped Back’ singer-songwriter competition (2016), and finished in 4th place out of 100 entrants in the national ‘Search for a Star’ competition (2018). Lucy has been likened to artists such as Joni Mitchell, Taylor Swift, Lucy Spraggan and Kate Nash.

“I think she has a wonderful voice…a very unique voice…it’s kinda just a cool voice…Lucy’s style is cool, it’s edgy, it’s quirky, it’s different, it stands out” Liam Clarke – Touch FM.

Lucy Shaw Links: Facebook | Website  | Spotify