Wednesday 30 May 2018
Time: 9pm - midnight
Nova presents SELIN & THE BAND, originally from Istanbul, Turkey, raised in UK. Selin is a 19 year old musician, who was first introduced into the world of music at a very young age by her father, who was an amateur musician. The two would sing together while her father also played the guitar.
Selin spent most her life in UK but at the age of 11 they moved back to Istanbul, where she started her youtube channel, which gained her recognition in the Istanbul music scene. At the age of 15 she came 3rd in “Best Female Vocalist” in Turkey’s nationwide music contest.
The following year Selin came 1st for “Best Female Vocalist.” A couple months after this, Selin joined a Funk / Soul band called FREY and they played at several venues and festivals in Istanbul. Selin moved to London in 2016 to continue her musical journey, and is currently studying at BIMM London.
She now has an originals band, consisting of Funk / Soul and RnB tunes, with her talented young musician friends from BIMM, and they continue to gig around popular live music venues in London.
ELOISE, eighteen-year-old singer-songwriter with an old head on young shoulders and a “penchant for writing catchy, electronic noir-pop” (The Telegraph). She defies her youth with incredible poetic and emotional maturity; and her soaring vocals recall the intensity of London Grammar’s Hannah Reid with the streetwise swagger of Lana Del Rey.