Jane Willow is a Dutch folk musician who moved to Ireland at age twenty-one to pursue music. Her music is laced with Leonard Cohen and Nick Drake influences. She experiments with folk and country elements, whilst keeping her rich, soft and velvet-like voice at center stage.
In recent years Jane’s played an incredible amount of gigs, performing at Vicar Street, Whelan’s, Temple Bar Tradfest and Electric Picnic. She’s supported the likes of Glen Hansard, The Unthanks, Andy Irvine, Paddy Casey, Kíla, David Kitt and Mark Geary. On her debut EP ‘Onward Still’ (Nov ‘18) she collaborated with musicians Dave Hingerty (drums: Kíla, Josh Ritter), Vyvienne Long (cello: Damien Rice).
Her single ‘The Fool’ reached the finals of Radio Nova Discovered with radio DJ Colm Hayes picking it as his favourite song. Her single ‘Rise Above It All’ was released in September and picked up radioplay on BBC Radio Ulster, RTE Radio 1, PLAY IRISH and more. Her new single ‘Give It Time’ is coming out on February 7th, she will celebrate its release at an intimate show in The Cobblestone on Saturday February 29th.
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“An alluring listen full of heart and soul.” “a remarkable voice” – Hotpress
“Jane Willow has made a serious impression on those that value craft and musicality above all else.” – The Irish Times (Tony Clayton-Lea)
“We thought we’d play a track from Jane Willow tonight. Who incidentally is even better live than she is on her records” – Mathieu Norry (RTE Radio 1)
“Jane Willow’s otherworldly voice and serene musicality pulls you into a wonderfully crafted songspace. Luminous, peaceful, comforting and uplifting all at once.” – Fiachna Ó Braonáin (RTE Radio 1)