Sunday Session with City girl with a country sound – Arna George16 April 2017 – posted in: Event News
Sunday Session with City girl with a country sound Arna Georgia is coming to Cupitt’s this Sunday 22 April 2018 from 12.30pm.
Arna is a county singer/songwriter born and raised in Sans Souci, in the city of Sydney. Throughout the last 10 years, she has obtained a certificate IV in performance, a Bachelor of Music (Music Theatre) and most recently graduated from the CMAA Academy of Country Music in early 2016, where she was mentored by a number of leading Australian Country Music artists and industry professionals. ! ! Throughout the last few years, Arna Georgia has performed at a number of country music festivals including the Tamworth Country Music Festival, Bluewater Country Music Festival and Americanafest in Nashville 2016. Throughout 2017 she joined Amber Lawrence and Catherine Britt on the Southern NSW leg of their “Love and Lies” tour and opened for Amber Lawrence and Travis Collins on their ‘Our Backyard’ tour, with more dates in 2018. In November of 2017 Arna joined Bill Chambers for a month long tour of the USA in which she played as band member and special guest in 17 shows around the country. She has also toured with Bill around South Australia, Victoria and rural NSW. ! ! Arna Georgia’s debut record ‘Midnight Carousel’ was released August 2017, debuting at #2 on the iTunes Country charts and at #19 across all genres. The record gained airplay around Australia and the debut single and video clip entered the CMC charts at #43. The record, produced by Bill Chambers included 7 tracks with songs co-written with Bill Chambers himself and the title track co- written with Catherine Britt. Highly influenced by the Carter Family, Hank Williams and Johnny Cash, the record has a unique, raw and traditional country sound. ! ! “I was immediately impressed with her original approach to writing in a way that combines cool lyrics with simple arrangements, resulting in song that sound fresh and new but still retain a healthy dose of the traditional country sounds of the past” ! – Bill Chambers ! ! Arna Georgia looks forward to returning to the USA in February of 2018 to write and begin working on her first full album.