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Amy Montgomery

“Amy Montgomery is a revelation,… this Irish singer-songwriter is poised to become an exceptional new voice in the alternative rock music canon. Uninhibited, raw and with a sound like no other artist of her generation, Montgomery has a rare power that distils personal pain into something visceral and liberating.”- Independent, ones to watch

Nominated as ‘Artist of The Year’ in Northern Ireland Music Prize and tipped as ‘One To Watch’ in Independent Newspaper. Amy Montgomery is an Irish artist from Belfast. Decked out in war paint and flamboyant stage costumes, she presents a fearless and confident persona as both performer, singer and woman. She may only be 24, but her tribalistic movements on stage hold an ancient quality that will leave you in awe.

Regurlarly touring throughout Ireland, UK, Germany, Australia, Her powerful vocals and performance channel the edgy energy of Alanis Morissette or Nine Inch Nails. With a massive, charismatic stage presence that has been likened to Freddie Mercury in the past, Amy and her incredible band present an energetic show that you will never forget.

Festivals highlights so far include Electric Picnic, Greenman, Kendal Calling, Stendhal, Glastonbury, Cambridge Folk Festival Main Stage, Main Stage Shambala Festival, Black Deer Main Stage, Blizzarrrd Rock, Co-headline at Sisters Festival (AT), A Summer’s Tale, Rolling Stone Beach and Park Weekenders in Germany with FKP Scoprio. Her music has a global appeal, and she was recently chosen as one of a select few artists to represent Belfast at One Young World Summit in Manchester.

“I would not be surprised if Amy Montgomery were to find herself on the pyramid stage at Glastonbury.” – Gigging NI
“A Warrior Soul Cradled In Tradition – Amy Montgomery was one of the standout performances at Cambridge Folk Festival 2019.” – Trebuchet Magazine
“A force of nature” – Newcastle Herald, NSW, Australia

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