The all-girl singing group, Blackbyrd, consists of song writer, lead singer and guitarist, Tarryn Lamb, backup vocal singer and rhythm guitarist, Tamsyn Maker and second lead singer and guitarist, Axene has been signed by EMI Music.
Their first album ‘Strong’ was a big success as it achieved Gold status and received five nominations, which contained five number one hit singles. The album was also nominated for a SAMRO Wawela Music Award for “Best South African Duo/Group”. BlackByrd’s second album “Home” showcases growth in song-writing and musical maturity. This album contains warm lyrics and memorable tunes that South African fans love.
They have also made a massive impact on the South African Afrikaans music market after successfully performing at major Afrikaans festivals and were also selected as support acts for top international performers such as British act Mike and Mechanics, Italian singer Patrizio Buanne and British artist Jamiroquai. These three ladies have grown as group and have proved that they have a great deal to offer the South African public and is surely on their way to becoming a household name. the Stellen
Catch Blackbyrd perform live this Saturday, February 6, 2015 at the Stellenbosch Wine Festival.