On the Americana Highway

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On the Americana Highway

With a style reminiscent of Gillian Welch, Sarah Jarosz and Lucinda Williams, Americana songstress Jemma Nicole made her first musical steps as part of the duo Pretty Radio. After six months of performing, the duo made it to the Top 100 of 2011’s X Factor auditions. It proved to be a golden year, with Jemma going on to place second in ‘Songwriting’ at the South Australian Country Music Festival. In 2013, she made it to the semi-finals of the International Songwriting Competition. Soon it came time for Jemma and her musical partner to go their separate ways, allowing the singer-songwriter to release her debut EP, Kill Your Ghost. A full-length is expected in 2015. Babushka Bar, Ballarat – March 21.