Manchester based singer songwriter Izzie Walsh has a unique sound that blends country, bluegrass, folk and Americana. Described as “So original and individual” by Bob Harris. She has built an impressive organic fanbase over the last few years, captivating a range of audiences with her distinctive voice and style.
Izzie Walsh has a vibrant touring history to date, with performances all across the UK and internationally. She has sold out Manchester’s Deaf Institute multiple times, and is a festival regurlar with performances icluding C2C London, Bluedot, The Long Road, Wilderness, Greenbelt, Manchester Folk Festival, Tunes in the Dunes, Big Feastival, AmericanaFest UK and SummerTyne Americana Festival, and supports with The Slow Readers Club, David Ramirez, Noble Jacks, Morganway, Curse of Lono and Sound of the Sirens.
Outside of the UK, Izzie has performed in Canada as Indie Week’s best U.K. act, and will be back supporting The Red Hill Valleys in 2023. She has graced the main stage at Australia’s famous Tamworth Country Music Festival in association with Buckle & Boots and is always looking to increase her global footprint.
She has two BCMA Awards and an Indie Week UK award, was chosen for the English Folk Expo Artist Mentorship Scheme in 2022, and is currently part of Global Music Match. Which is helping to develop her career and expand her network further.
With three past EP’S and numerous singles, Izzie is currently working on her debut album set for release in 2023.
“I always think the (BCMA) Horizon award is one of the most exciting because there we’re looking into the future, a Star of the future, in this case it’s Izzie Walsh.” – Bob Harris: BBC Radio 2
“Izzie Walsh never fails to pull at your heartstrings and provide a hugely enriching musical experience.” David Sue : Manchester Evening News
““Izzie might be young in years, but she is already showing a maturity way beyond that. ‘Take Me Back’ is a must buy.”Nick Cantwell – Belles and Gals
“Gothic Bluegrass with a hard edge her voice is amazing, strong and sensuous, compelling everyone to listen to her”. ‘Take Me Back’ is a must buy.”UK Country Radio
“Look out for Izzie Walsh – a star in the making!”- Jimmy Wagg: BBC Radio Manchester