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Jess Kav

Ambient // Dublin 8, Dublin // She Her

Existential, Ambient Soul for the over-thinkers.

Is excited to share new music and first solo work with the world in 2024. Dark beats, beautiful piano with big vocals. Mid tempo beauties and sexy industrial madness.

About me:

Jess Kav has been a key figure in creative communities in Ireland and abroad and a prominent fixture in the Irish music scene. Raised by an Irish-Nigerian mother and Soul enthusiast, she was fed a musical diet of Motown, Jazz and Irish Indie. After studying at London’s Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance and Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Jess has focused on songwriting, touring, recording, writing and social change.

Jess has toured worldwide as a backing vocalist with The Waterboys, while also writing and releasing music with original band BARQ until 2020. She has previously worked with Zaska, Villagers, Eleanor McEvoy, Hozier and The Commitments.

In 2022-2023 Jess worked in the Dublin Theatre world, performing with BIPOC creative activists and performing artists collective, "Hot Brown Honey" in 2022 and Nancy Harris's "Somewhere Out There You" in The National Theatre (The Abbey) in November 2023.