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Zoë welcomes interviews from newspapers, magazines and radio stations.

Below you will find tech spec, bios, press and web quality images, samples of music and live performances, and videos. Please contact us if you need any further information by using the provided form.

Management email: chris@jts-mgmt.com

Short Bio:

Ethereal vocals, poignant melodies and stirring lyrics describes 23 year old award winning Scotland based nu-folk musician, Zoë Bestel, hailed as one of the country’s most fascinating young singer-songwriters. As well as numerous BBC radio and TV performances, Bestel has captivated audiences across Denmark, Germany, Finland, Norway, and the Czech Republic, with festival highlights including Orkney Folk Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, and Celtic Connections

“Audiences are fast catching up with the fact that, in Bestel’s hands, the ukulele shrugs off its stereotypical comedy baggage and becomes the instrument of choice for one of Scotland’s most fascinating young singer-songwriters.” – The National

Long Bio:

Ethereal vocals, poignant melodies and stirring lyrics describes award winning nu-folk singer/songwriter and musician, Zoë Bestel, hailed as one of Scotland’s most exciting emerging talents. With her first EP, 35 Missed Calls – released in 2012, when she was just 14 – reaching number three in Amazon’s folk chart, two years later her self released debut album, Sir Lucas and the Moon awarded Album of the Week by the Scottish Daily Record, followed by the critically acclaimed album, Transience, released on vinyl on record store day 2018, Zoë is winning admiration nationally and internationally with fans eagerly awaiting a fourth release. Having been invited to support such artists as The Peatbog Faeries, Emily Smith, Paul Brady, Bella Hardy, and Snow Patrol’s Nathan Connolly, as well as numerous BBC radio and TV performances, Bestel has captivated audiences across Denmark, Germany, Finland, Norway, and the Czech Republic as well as leading UK festivals including Celtic Connections, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, Stonehaven Folk Festival, Orkney Folk Festival, and headlined The Ukulele Festival of Scotland.

“Audiences are fast catching up with the fact that, in Bestel’s hands, the ukulele shrugs off its stereotypical comedy baggage and becomes the instrument of choice for one of Scotland’s most fascinating young singer-songwriters.” – The National

“She’s destined for stardom” – The Spectator

“Pure artistry” – The Herald

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1x DI

Zoë uses a TC Helicon VoiceLive 3 so will need on stage power

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Manager: chris@jts-mgmt.com

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