Hattie Briggs is a 25 year-old singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, originally from Chichester but currently based in London.
Named **Fender Undiscovered Artist of the Year 2017**, she won the prize of supporting Lucy Rose at the prestigious O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Her music brings together pop, folk and electronic influences, which she delivers with honesty and intent. Since making the decision to drop out of a Russian degree in her second year at Oxford University after being shortlisted for a BBC Radio 2 Young Musician of the Year award, she has released several EPs, two critically acclaimed albums, had airplay on BBC Radios 1, 2, and 6 Music, and embarked on tours around the UK, the Netherlands and the U.S. Festival appearances include “The Great Escape” Brighton, “Secret Garden Party” and showcases at Cambridge Folk Festival. During her travels she has supported some well-known bands and artists, including chart topping duo Ward Thomas at the O2 London’s Brooklyn Bowl, Lauren Aquilina, John Smith, Blue Rose Code and Seth Lakeman.
Influenced by Joni Mitchell, Foy Vance and Jeff Buckley, Hattie writes and sings straight from the heart.
Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music – “knows exactly what she’s doing”, and “it’s gorgeous” – commenting on single “Up to You”
Kev Jones – Communion Records, Bears Den “Brilliant songwriter…. your voice is off the scale”
Date of event:8th February 2019