Louise Golbey

Singer, songwriter and musician, Louise has played Glastonbury, Isle Of Wight Festival and recorded at the famous Maida Vale Studios for BBC Introducing…

She has established herself amongst a variety of acclaimed producers and DJ’s and her strong fanbase continues to grow, developing a solid reputation within the UK soul scene performing extensively across London and beyond.

Louise has performed regularly at many legendary venues such as Ronnie Scotts, The Hippodrome and The Jazz Cafe as well as gigs in France (Musique Cordiale festival) and Hamburg in Germany.

She has worked on tracks with Example and The Newham Generals (signed to Dizzie Rascal’s Dirtee Stank label) and supported and shared the stage with a number of acclaimed artists including Jessie J, Paloma Faith, Katy B, Ryan Keen, Mr Hudson, Lianne La Havas, Omar, Anthony David, Alexander O’Neal, The Drifters, Loose Ends, Roy Ayers, Mitch Winehouse (in aid of The Amy Winehouse Foundation) and Ed Sheeran (who appears in one of Louise’s music videos and even mentions her in his ‘thank yous’ on his first album).

One of her biggest gigs to date was opening for the legendary George Benson at Kenwood House Picnic Concert in front of 6,000 people and she supported The Stylistics on their sold out UK tour. Louise has also opened for both Roberta Flack and most recently En Vogue at The Indigo2.

Her tracks are played regularly on Radio 1, 1Xtra6Music and BBC London and is a firm favourite on Jazz FM, Mi-Soul and Capital Xtra. She also guested on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme to talk about music streaming recently and has appeared on London Live TV.

She works with a wealth of different producers including Mercury Music Prize nominee Drew Horley (De La Soul, Estelle, Roots Manuva, TY & Natalie Williams) and features on Nick Doe‘s soulful house version of ‘He Loves Me’, a Jill Scott cover which is out on the Restless Soul label and reached No. 1 in the Soulful House Charts. 

Her first full album ‘Novel’ is out now and includes a track with UK Soul legend Omar, one with Mo Pleasure (MJ, Earth Wind & Fire) and a track produced by Aamir Yaqub who won a Grammy for his work on the latest Rihanna album at Metropolis Studios.)

Her music video ‘How It Is’ (which she also recorded in French) was nominated in the UK Music Video Awards. The track is featuring on Soul Lounge 11 (Dome Records) compilation.

We welcomed Louise to Summer Soulstice in 2019 when she gave a faultless live performance along with her band on a sunny Saturday afternoon.

Louise Golbey on the main stage at Summer Soulstice 2019.
Photo by Paul Hodson ©Summer Soulstice Ltd.

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