Mon Oct 30 2017

The Gemma Sugrue Band

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St.
Doors 10:30 pm - Admission: FREE


Playing upstairs in The Frisky Whiskey Bar as part of GUINNESS CORK JAZZ FESTIVAL, Gemma is an avid performer and has played leading roles in various stage productions and is also a popular backing vocalist and session singer having performed/recorded with artists including Camille O' Sullivan, Brian Deady, John Spillane, Jack O' Rourke, The Niall McCabe Band, Jericho, Laoise Leahy, Aine Whelan and has supported acts including Chic, Billy Ocean, Jerry Fish and Lee Fields. She also fronts the live soul act, Stone Fox and is a featured guest jazz vocalist with The Hot House Big Band, The Sam Barker Trio and is hired as a vocalist for function bands including Spring Break, Soul Driven, The Pearls, The Incredibles and The Magnetics.. Gemma provides live vocals with DJ, Stevie G and has guested at fashion events including Miss Universe finals, Dress for Success and La Chat Noir. Gemma also works for company, "Singers for Hire" and is in high demand as a freelance vocalist for weddings and events. She has toured Australia, The Caribbean, Europe and the UK as the soprano soloist with theatre group, Ceol Chiarraí. Her recording experience includes studio sessions for Audio Sunshine and Arena on RTE Radio 1, live sessions on Newstalk and Cork's 96fm, Redfm, work with composer C.S.L. Parker and has provided session vocals for Red Door Productions, French Quarter Studios, Navian Studios, Brian Deady independent and many other promotional recordings.

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