“Cortney Dixon is becoming one of the most talked-about live acts on the UK circuit, with a gift for intelligent lyrics and a distinctive voice."
NW EVENING MAIL
Cortney Dixon, Newcastle’s young award-winning and rising star, has been recording with producer Jim Lowe (Stereophonics, Charlatans). She releases the first of her awesome songs this Summer followed by further singles over the coming months culminating with a vinyl EP release at the end of 2019.
Cortney, who won Ubeat Songwriter of the Year, is a creative and prolific writer. In addition to her solo work, she collaborates with both experienced writers and new, inspiring talent like herself. Mainly writing for her own releases, she’s also building a portfolio of songs for other artists.
Raised on an eclectic mix of music, she loves St Vincent, Christine & The Queens and Bon Iver, is a fan of ska/punk bands including The Specials, The Clash and The Beat and grew up listening to Fleetwood Mac, Bowie and Kate Bush.
In addition to taking herself off to Austin, Texas and charming audiences at unofficial gigs at SXSW, her love of Live performance and popularity has seen her share the mainstage at shows fronted by major acts as well as headline smaller venues. An awesome performer and well known on the Live circuit in her hometown and the North of England, Cortney will be gigging with her full band throughout the UK.
Cortney’s authentic and inclusive Geordie warmth, sense of fun and quirky charm attracts and connects with everyone she meets. With mega talent, unique style and a natural charisma, this young artist is destined to grace international stages and connect with the world’s music-loving fans over the coming years.