Manchester Folk Festival: Lady Nade
- Thu 21 Oct 2021
- 9:00 pm
Hot on the heels of her UK Americana Award nomination, showcasing at Folk Alliance International and International Live Music Conference Singer-songwriter Lady Nade is soaring into summer with her third album release ‘Willing’. Continuing to champion the positive connection between music, well-being and the importance of equality and diversity within the arts. Despite the global pandemic 2020 was full of high-notes; performing at many online festivals in the UK and USA including Thriving Roots, Folk On Foot and Folk Alliance international as well as selected to be one of 12 artists to represent England at Global Music Match and hailed “A Global Match pandemic success story”.
Lady Nade started writing poems and songs as a form of healing from grief, performing in venues across her native city of Bristol, her work developed into a calling to connect with her fans on a deeper level and help lead them through life’s complicated tapestry with the healing power of music. She pours creativity into every song, often lavishing them with a recipe to match.
Lady Nade’s nominated Song ‘Ain’t One Thing’ features on her upcoming album, it promotes positive body image, anti-bullying and anti shaming through musical expression. The release was a huge success reaching the hearts of so many, gaining airplay on BBC Radio 2, Northern Ireland & BBC Radio Ulster , BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Wiltshire and Bristol as well as several online publications including; Folk Radio, Americana UK, Black Ballad UK and Holler.
If you like artists like Yola, Birds of Chicago and Amethyst Kiah Lady Nade will be right up your street.
This gig is part of Manchester Folk Festival, which aims to create the spirit of a festival in a field… minus the chemical toilets…. and the mud. Browse this year’s festival line-up.