Shukura is a UK born, NZ raised, Australia based singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist with a powerhouse voice. Influenced by Alabama Shakes, Anderson. Paak, Lianne La Havas & Matt Corby, Shukura’s sound is a refreshing blend of soul, roots & blues. In the studio she lays down drums, vocals, guitar & ukulele on her records & her live shows feature soulful vocals over live-looped percussion & guitar layers. In 2016 she released her debut single One by One & EP Rearview, as well as playing Caxton Street Festival and opening Brisbane Festival as the first live music act. One by One was played on Triple J & featured in international blogs. 2017 is off to a great start with One by One announced as a finalist for the 2017 Queensland Music Awards & the recent release of Shukura’s second single Release Me, which has also received Triple J airplay. Soul / Blues / Roots
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