Emily Slade

Emily Slade is an outstanding acoustic guitarist, singer-songwriter from North Hertfordshire. The partnership between her enchanting voice and intricate guitar playing are rarely found in one person, making Emily a captivating performer. Her debut album ‘Shire Boy’ led to a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nomination, and she now tours as part of the mighty Phil Beer Band.

Emily took up the acoustic guitar at the age of nine, making her stage debut that same year. At 19, Emily studied English and Education at Cambridge University. During her final year she launched her record label ‘Rustic Thorn Records’ to release a five track EP, ‘Small Talk’, and took to the road.

Emily is widely hailed as an intelligent contemporary British songwriter. Her songs approach modern day issues, relating to real people. She is a woman quite clearly at ease with her audience. Her winning personality and presence have endeared her to audiences on both sides of the Atlantic.

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