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Emmy Bree & Anousha Victoire at The Press

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The Press Coffee and Book House

22 September 

Doors 5.30pm for 6pm start

Drinks available from the bar

Anousha Victoire is a weaver of everyday dreams, stitching together folk/world influenced melodies with bell-over-water clarity of vocal tone. The introspective singer-songwriter blends delicate ideas with a heartaching immediacy. Her trademark fingerpicking folk guitar style and haunting vocal melodies are complemented by soaring, emotive strings and vocal harmonies, blending into folk storytelling songs that could be timeless classics. After a surprise win of an ABC Music Award for Folk for one of the first songs she wrote in the early 2000s, she went on to build a loyal local following, while the early songs gained indie and ABC radio airplay. Performance credits include the National Folk Festival, St Albans Folk Festival, Planet Dungog, Woodford’s Women Out Front showcase, and tours of the east coast of Australia, particularly at home in intimate concerts and folk clubs.Initial EP releases back in early 2000's won additional awards and gaining her recognition with her song  the plight of the last asylum seeker on Nauru with "Last Man Standing". She returned to the studio with 2020 full-length album ‘Precious Things’, and the single ‘Rather Be Your Lover (Than Your Wife)’ featuring guest bluegrass musicians Gleny Rae and Robbie Long, received airplay on Double J. 2023 heralds the launch of a brand new studio EP ‘Embers of the Night’ produced by Gareth Hudson.

Emmy Bree writes and collects songs in the Irish, Scottish, Australian, and American folk traditions. Weaving her training in jazz and contemporary music through the fabric of folk and old time song, Emmy captivates audiences with her warm, authentic style, soaring vocals, her familiar yet original songwriting, and her fresh take on historical folk songs.

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