// Genres: Contemporary folk
// Website: www.anitageorge.com.au
// Facebook: @anitageorgemusic
Darling of the folk festival circuit. A 'rare treat' (Free Press Canada). 'A fine musician' (Trad and Now). With Triple J and PBS Fm airplay, John Butler Seed Grant recipient and award winning folk/roots/blues singer-songwriter Anita George has captivated audiences nationally and internationally including the National Folk Festival and NXNE (Canada). Joined on strings and harmonies by Daniel McCracken-Hewson and Catherine Leslie.
Darling of the folk festival circuit. A 'rare treat' (Free Press Canada) and 'a fine musician' (Trad and Now). Unique folk/roots/blues singer-songwriter Anita George captivates audiences with her tales, stunning voice, carefully crafted folk guitar playing, occasional toots of the blues harmonica, and warm, charismatic onstage presence.
Winner of best female performer at the Australian Busking Championships, NMIT Battle of the Bands, and grand finalist in the PBS Festival of Song, Anita began to make waves internationally after being selected to showcase at the International NXNE festival (Canada), and followed this with a tour of North America. She was mentored by John Butler after receiving a JB Seed Grant and her releases 'The River' and ‘Storm to the Moonlight’ have received Triple J, PBS Fm and international airplay.
A regular on the folk-festival circuit, Anita honed her craft over several years of touring festivals and venues across the world including the Sunshine Music Festival (Canada), NXNE (Canada), Falls Festival, National Folk Festival, St Kilda Festival, Cygnet, Tablelands, Majors Creek, Bruthen Blues, Bendigo Blues and Roots, Healesville, Illawarra and Newstead folk festivals.
Anita is joined by Daniel McCracken-Hewson on cello and backing vocals and Catherine Leslie on violin, glockenspiel and backing vocals.