Lily-Jo is a pop soul singer songwriter from Manchester, UK. She comes from three generations of musicians and grew up singing in Church. After studying Performing Arts at college she went on to perform backing vocals alongside the likes of Damon Albarn, Nenah Cherry, De La Soul, Roots Manuva. 2014 saw Lily-Jo transition to the front of the stage as she released her self-titled debut mini EP with a gig at Glastonbury Festival and a whole range of national, and local press coverage including, BBC.
In summer 2015 Lily-Jo released her debut five track EP 'Need to Know', after signing a record deal with LIGHT Music. Lily-Jo spent the summer gigging at festivals across the UK and Europe.
Lily-Jo has a passion to inspire hope within her audience, and writes songs that bring freedom. Not only is Lily-Jo a musician but she is also a qualified Counsellor and has a passion to see people living up to their true potential. In early 2016 Lily-Jo released her very own online mental health resource. 'I was finding that after shows, people were letting me know that they were really connecting with my music on a deeper level and they were sharing their life stories with me. They were stories I was used to hearing within the counselling room. Stories of abuse, neglect, depression. I was aware that I wanted these people to have an ongoing resource that they could take home and connect with.The Lily-Jo Project features information, interviews, videos, audio, on the common mental health issues including; Low mood, anxiety, self harm, eating disorders, childhood trauma, and low self-esteem.' Lily-Jo spent 2016 touring the UK and Europe as the female vocalist for EDM band LZ7, where she performed in arenas across Holland, Finland, Switzerland, Belarus, and Norway.
2017 is set to be Lily-Jo's biggest year yet as she heads out on her first ever UK tour with pop sensation Ben Haenow. Click here to get hold of your ticket. Why not follow along on her social media using the icons below and sign up to her mailing list on the contact page to keep track of all the exciting things she's up to.