"Women with a Song"- New Music Alliance Singer-Songwriter Showcase:



Holyoke Media (1 Court Plaza, Holyoke, MA 01040, Holyoke MA)

*The New Music Alliance and Holyoke Media have partnered to present the Premiere show at Holyoke Media's brand new state-of-the-art facility.

*Performers were selected as 4 of the Best New Voices in Western New England Music

**Who's Appearing?**

**1) Faith Rheault, Agawam, MA**

**2) Simone Marie, Wolcott, CT**

**3) Kelly English, Manchester, CT**

**4) Glori Wilder, Great Barrington, MA**

(See More Information on the artists below)

- Performers will each do a 30 minute set that will showcase their original compositions 

- The event will conclude with all the performers joining together on stage for an ensemble performance.

Admission: $10 (Seating is limited)

**1) Faith Rheault**(pronounced “roe”)

Faith is a talented singer songwriter from Western MA. Singing since the third grade she began following her passion to write songs as a teenager & released her first single “Monsters” in 2018 & her first EP “Eyes Open” in 2020.

Faith has a similar vibe to Adele & Norah Jones and draws inspiration from her favorite artist Kacey Musgraves. Her songwriting style is raw & emotional and her songs are all based on her life experiences. She has a passion for performing and does so often at local breweries, wineries & restaurants. She also appeared at the prestigious BIG E last summer. 

Song Link: https://open.spotify.com/track/67SrH8i5dkYu2kcSREWqYW?si=d5f97afe5b4b4c17

**2) Simone Marie**

Simone Marie is a 25 year old singer-songwriter from Wolcott, CT.  Simone

started singing & playing piano at the age of 5 and has been jamming

ever since! She received a Bachelors in Jazz and Commercial Music from Hofstra University, and a Masters in Jazz Studies from the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz.

Simone started creating her own music shortly after attending college. She released her debut EP in 2020 and her album "Entwined" in 2022.  "Entwined" was included on Chip McCabe's list as one of the Top 20 Albums in Connecticut in 2022. Some of her influences include Amy Winehouse, Melody Gardot, and Carole King.

Song Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmqdR08JmGw

**3) Kelly English**

Kelly is a singer/songwriter from Manchester, Connecticut. A graduate from Berklee College of Music, she has been writing and playing music for 15 years. Kelly was a finalist in the 2015 NewSong Songwriting Contest, and also took home first prize in the 2018 New England Songwriting Competition. Kelly’s debut album, “City Limits” (NewSong Recordings) came out in 2017. Her music has been described as “soothing, empowering, and enchanting alt-pop” (The Deli NYC). Inspired by the likes of Phoebe Bridgers and Taylor Swift, Kelly’s writing is honest and emotional in its delivery.

Song Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvbRkDQ2hDM

**4) Glori Wilder**

Glori Wilder is an R&B, Soul, and Pop singer-songwriter from Great Barrington, MA. Glori grew up in the woods of Connecticut, surrounded by a family of musicians who guided her musical influences. Artists such as Norah Jones, Lauryn Hill, Fiona Apple, Mac Miller, and the Gorillaz impact her melodic phrases, production, and lyrical storylines.  

At 18, Glori began to partner with label & artist development firm Deep Stream Records. Glori uses her music as an outlet to speak up for herself and in support of others who just can’t find the words. She hopes to continue to inspire her listeners toward personal growth and self-confidence.

Song Link: https://open.spotify.com/track/75RF0s0lNWTeCFy5IjyTrT?si=d6eb953693944643

EVENT LOCATION: 1 Court Plaza (23 Suffolk St.) Holyoke, MA