Manchester based singer songwriter Izzie Walsh has a unique sound that blends country, bluegrass, folk and Americana. Izzie Walsh has built an impressive organic fanbase over the last couple of years. Not only does she have two BCMA Awards and an Indie Week UK award under her belt, but Izzie is also a former BBC Introducing Artist of the Week and has even performed on ITV’s Cold Feet.
Izzie Walsh has a vibrant touring history to date, with performances all across the UK and internationally. She has played sold out headline shows at venues such as Manchester’s Deaf Institute and London’s Slaughtered Lamb as well as co-headlining with the amazing Curse of Lono, and touring Australia with Buckle & Boots Festival. She is a festival regular and you’ll be sure to see her all over the festival line-ups again this year! Some of the highlights she has played to date include; Bluedot, The Long Road, Buckle & Boots, Americana Fest UK and Summer Tyne Americana Festival.
“I always think the (BCMA) Horizon award is one of the most exciting because there we’re looking into the future, a Star of the future, in this case it’s Izzie Walsh.” – Bob Harris: BBC Radio 2
“Izzie Walsh never fails to pull at your heartstrings and provide a hugely enriching musical experience.” David Sue : Manchester Evening News
“Izzie might be young in years, but she is already showing a maturity way beyond that. ‘Take Me Back’ is a must buy.” Nick Cantwell – Belles and Gals
“Gothic Bluegrass with a hard edge her voice is amazing, strong and sensuous, compelling everyone to listen to her”. ‘Take Me Back’ is a must buy.” UK Country Radio
“Look out for Izzie Walsh – a star in the making!”– Jimmy Wagg: BBC Radio Manchester
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