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August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm£5
Hattie Briggs is a 24 year-old singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Recently named Fender Undiscovered Artist of the Year 2017, she won the prize of supporting Lucy Rose at the prestigious O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Since making the decision to drop out of a Russian degree in her second year at Oxford University, she has released fourteen EPs, two critically acclaimed albums, had airplay on BBC Radios 1, 2, and 6 Music, and embarked on tours around the UK, the Netherlands and the U.S. During her travels she has supported some well known bands and artists, including chart topping duo, Ward Thomas, at the O2 London’s Brooklyn Bowl, Lauren Aquilina, Stornoway, Jamie N Commons, Seth Lakeman and Grant Nicholas (Feeder). Influenced by Foy Vance and Jeff Buckley, Hattie writes and sings straight from the heart. Her crystalline vocals, and insightful lyrics resonate across all ages, rekindling old memories and capturing imaginations. Combined with catchy melody lines and a cheeky, charismatic stage presence, it’s unsurprising the youngster is seriously impressing industry figures and fans alike.
“Brilliant songwriter, understanding of harmonic movement is really strong, your voice is off the scale.”
Kev Jones – Communion Records, Bears Den
“Your songwriting is stunning…you have an assured finger style…you can hold an audience.”
Neil Whitcher – Artist Relations at Fender
“You have a Joni Mitchell style purity in your voice…You are a fully formed artist ready to go.”
Georgie Rogers – Radio DJ/producer – BBC 6 Music, Soho Radio
“Hattie Briggs is a triple threat; top of the pile singer, songwriter and musician.” ***** Simon Redley, Maverick