Fiery flamenco and bohemian singer, Felicity Lawless stimulates the senses and elevates the soul with music fusing Gypsy, world, rock and folk elements.
From the streets and tapas bars of Spain and bustling Japanese live music venues, to Australian festivals, malls, bars, hotels and restaurants, Felicity Lawless has delighted many diverse audiences with her journey through sound and emotion. Fusing world music and gypsy elements with folk and rock, her sound is characterised by flashy flamenco fingerpicking, soaring vocal melodies and hypnotic rhythms. An exhaustive list of nationwide and international shows along with a number of residencies, current and past, is a testament to Felicity’s powerful live show and its ability to cross boundaries of all musical tastes. She performs with an energy that infuses her crowds with enthusiam and joy.
Solo, Lawless performs with guitar and cajon, creating a big sound with powerful lyrical content. As a duo, she has performed with Paul George (Tijuana Cartel), Scott French and Brennan Smith (French Butler Called Smith), Julia Rose and Katia Demeester. Her new band comprises Scott French, Brennan Smith and Alex Elfes as well as intermittent special guests on horns, harmonies and violins and is a world music extravaganza.
Felicity Lawless is launching her new EP ‘Rainspeak’ from June 2013, which was recorded at Lovestreet Studios and features performances by Paul George, Julia Rose and Scott French among others.
She has played Island Vibe 2012, Corinbank Festival, Mardi Grass (6 years running), Surfers Paradise, Adelaide Fringe and Nannup festivals. She has played over 40 festivals with various bands, toured the East Coast 7 times, Adelaide and WA once and toured Japan in 2012.
Felicity currently has a residency at Pablo Pablo Tapas Bar and Rabbit and Cocoon Marketta. She also had a weekly residency for 3 months at Mandala Organic Arts Café with Katia Demeester and currently has a weekly residency at the Burleigh Sports Club as well as monthly residencies at Sofitel, Skypoint Q1, Queen St Mall, The Cave, The Oracle, Palmy Café. Felicity plays regularly at The Valley Markets, Nerang Markets, Burleigh Markets, Solbar, Goodna Hotel.
Although Felicity Lawless has only been performing as a soloist for two years, she has already released her first solo album “Goodbye Cruel Heart”. She has released 3 full-length albums with bands (Anarchist Duck, Bertha Control) and 3 EPs (Julia Rose, Anarchist Duck).
Felicity played Island Vibe 2012 and recently supported Dallas Frasca at the Great Northern in Byron (July 2012). She is often found accompanying Tijuana Cartel's amazing guitarist, Paul George, at venues around the Gold Coast and is often accompanied by percussionist Brennan Smith (A French Butler Called Smith), Julia Rose (Julia Rose, Anarchist Duck, CC the Cat, Bertha Control) and Katia Demeester for her solo project. She toured Japan in 2012 with Julia Rose playing 7 shows including Hard Rock Café Osaka.