Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Alternative
Location: London, UK
Discography: Flying Machine EP (2012), Tourist EP (2015), Somebody's Story EP (2017)
Record Label: Shut Up Jo Records
Emma Ballantine will be releasing her excellent new EP called 'Somebody's Story' in April 2017, it's based on stories sent to Emma by other people. Featured by Q Magazine and tipped by Glamour as 'One to Watch in 2016’, Emma Ballantine is rapidly gaining recognition for powerful songwriting and a ‘shapeshifting vocal gift’ (Gigslutz). A finalist in the UK Unsigned Songwriter of the Year competition, Emma’s music has been played by BBC Radio 2, BBC 6Music and BBC Introducing and she has been described by Resonance FM as ‘a unique voice among modern songwriters’.
Emma has toured around the UK and Germany, playing at festivals including Glastonbury, Sidmouth Folk Week and Home Farm Festival. Originally from Salisbury and now based in London, she has played some of the capital’s best known venues, such as The Bedford, The Troubadour, The Barfly and Hard Rock Cafe. Emma’s latest EP, Tourist, reached no.15 in the iTunes charts