Sharon Lazibyrd is a talented, original and award winning singer- songwriter who writes striking, ethereal and melodic songs. Her songs are influenced by musicals, music hall and everything from Julian Cope to English folk. She has performed across the UK and in Ireland including Glastonbury Festival winning the South West Music Awards Best Folk Act of 2013 with her duo Lazibyrd. She has recorded a session for Bob Harris, included in the FATEA showcase sessions and invited to take part in a BBC Introducing folk residential. Her music has been played by BBC Radio 6 Music as part of the BBC Introducing Mixtape as well as on over 50 folk and indie shows worldwide. She is BBC Introducing Artist of the week in Jan 2018 on Georgey Tonight which goes out nationwide across the BBC network. She performs on ukulele and violin.
“I love her gorgeous folk” Chris Hawkins BBC 6 Music
“A voice that can really deliver the core of the narrative” Neil King FATEA magazine “Messages that need to be heard…beautifully put together” Steve Clarke Cuillin FM
Sharon is performing two songs for Dusk at Warkleigh, After the Dark there’s Sun, and Time has its Own Song