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Niceol Blue

Alternative // Galway, Galway // She/They

NICEOL BLUE grew up in the Oregon countryside, USA, and now lives in the West of Ireland – both environments shaping her unique style; a mix of lyric-driven melodic Blues, Roots, Country and Folk. She has performed to audience acclaim at venues of all sizes across US and Europe, from Electric Picnic to the Crane to The Helix. Her work as a solo artist has been described as “an exceptional singer-songwriter with powerful vocals” (iamedia, and a ‘Bright Talent” (Galway Independent). Niceol released her first full album, entitled 'Rise', in 2011, and, after a long stint fronting several bands, including 'The 12 Bar Blues Band', 'Neptune's Fancy', 'Wilde Ida', 'FunkBundle', and 'The Grand Stretch House Band'; she is now settling into a renewed solo career, with her new release 'Hallow- A Lullaby for Gaza'. Niceol can be found gigging around Galway and beyond. She is also the creator and curator of 'Mná Mná', a popular monthly showcase highlighting women in music.