In conversation with Adelaide-based modern folk artist Naomi Keyte

In conversation with Adelaide-based modern folk artist Naomi Keyte

Naomi is one of those performers who has the uncanny ability to reach right into your rib cage, grab hold of your heart, and not let go. I’ve had the great pleasure of watching her on stage a few times now, and the ease at which she gathers up each audience member into the palm of her hand borders on the supernatural.

Ahead of our second and final co-headline show in Melbourne on Thursday 4 October, I chatted to Naomi about her life as an independent artist, songs as watercolour paintings, and her experience supporting Aldous Harding. – GF xx

“My songs are often a way of processing people and place. I'm also quite a visual songwriter; when I write it feels a bit like watercolour painting…”

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Just announced: Winter Pop Up Tour

Just announced: Winter Pop Up Tour

Four dynamic indie-pop music-makers from across the country are joining forces on a collaborative East Coast tour this June.

Georgia Fields, Pheno (Canb), Matilda Abraham (Syd) and Merpire (Melb) present a delectable evening of alt-pop passion and creative camaraderie as they perform a mix of solo originals, rearranged covers and cute collabs!

Conceived out of a desire to build community across state lines with likeminded, independent artists, this DIY mini-festival celebrates the unveiling of new music from the singer-songwriters – each a distinct voice in melodic, story-driven pop.

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Georgia joins the line-up for Hobart's Festival of Voices!

Georgia joins the line-up for Hobart's Festival of Voices!

This intimate solo performance will see Fields unveil brand new material composed during her recent artist-in-residence at Jackie Winter Gardens, as well as share songs from her critically-acclaimed albums Astral Debris and Georgia Fields.

Festival of Voices (FoV) is Australia’s premiere celebration of the voice. It started in 2004 in response to a brief of how to activate Hobart in the middle of winter. It was decided that it would be a good idea to light a bonfire in the middle of the city and have a sing along. The idea caught on, and today FoV attracts audiences of 30,000 people over a two-week period in July.

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