Rachel Hawker is an energetic, singing/song-writing, sensation from Brighton.
Storming onto the scene, Rachel’s powerful voice and passionate performances have been creating a buzz in the music industry. Hailing from the musical hotbed that is Brighton, the talented singer/songwriter is currently recording her debut album set to be released in 2016.
Born in the seaside town of Worthing, Rachel started playing the guitar at the age of 9, writing her own songs at 11, and has been singing for as long as she can remember. The multi-instrumentalist has been wowing audiences all over the south coast with her voice, and takes great pride in being a genuine artist who is immersed in every part of the creative process. From writing, recording and producing her own demos, to animating her own music videos, Rachel is the ‘real deal’.
Drawing from her influences in soul and rock, the raw power and rasp that is unleashed in her performances can only draw parallels with artists such as, Janis Joplin, Sheryl Crow, Florence and the Machine and Alanis Morisette.
Having shared stages with the likes of Toploader, Laura Marling, and Andy Burrows (Razorlight), Rachel has already built up an impressive list of credentials, including supporting top comedians such as Jo Brand, Alan Davis and Phill Jupitus on several variety performances at top venues across the South.
As well as performing her own material, Rachel has a talent for interpreting other peoples song’s and giving them a new lease of life. Her vocal range and unique tone enables her to play a wide range of covers from lots of different genres.
A passionate and committed performer, Rachel’s live shows are not to be missed.