"this single [On My Mind] shows great promise which has all of the hallmarks of a bone fide authentic folk artist about to make a mark." - REMY
Jane Willow is a Dutch singer-songwriter who moved to Ireland at age twenty-one to pursue music. Her music is laced with Leonard Cohen and Nick Drake influences and her light vocals are often compared to the likes of Norah Jones and Lisa Hannigan. In her music she experiments with folk and country elements, whilst keeping her rich, soft and velvet-like voice at center stage.
In recent years Jane’s played an incredible amount of gigs, performing at Vicar Street, Whelan’s, The Workman’s Club, Galway’s Roisin Dubh and Electric Picnic. In August 2017 she opened for Glen Hansard in Vicar Street. She followed this gig with a full band show in the Grand Social. In November 2017 Jane successfully raised over 4000 euro on fundit.ie for her first EP. Jane’s been featured in The Irish Times, The Irish Times Women’s Podcast, RTE Radio 1, BBC Radio Ulster, Lyric FM and recently won of the Intercollective Competition 'Best Musician' (2018).
On her debut EP she collaborates with Dave Hingerty (drums: Kila, The Frames), Vyvienne Long (cello: Damien Rice) and regular band members Joanna Marie Burke (backing vocals), Eoin Healy (bass), Derek Copley (mandolin) and Scott Flanigan (keys). On August 28th she released her second single and music video for ‘Onward Still’. On the back of this she played a solo gig as part of a double headline for a full house at The Cobblestone. On Thursday November 22nd in The Sound House Jane will bring a full band and some very special guests to the stage to launch her debut EP 'Onward Still'. While she will also bring her new EP to an international audience in The Netherlands in De Mezz, Breda on Saturday November 17th.