Abz Winter

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Abz Winter

Abz Winter is a young accomplished singer/songwriter from Rugby.


Her Debut EP, Safe XX – was recently released, with two of the songs on the EP co-written with Platinum Hit record producer and writer Fred Cox ... who has collaborated with many Artists such as Grace Carter, Paloma Faith, Idris Elba, Rag N Bone Man to name but a few. Abz also spent time perfecting her songwriting skills with Jin Jin (Jess Glynne's Manager).


Earlier this year Abz was invited to perform at The Resorts World Arena on the unsigned stage prior to Boyzone hitting the main stage on their "Thank You & Goodnight" UK Tour.


2019 is shaping up to be a busy year for the teenager as she has been confirmed to perform on the support stages for Little Mix, Take That, Ariana Grande and Christina Aguilera on their respected tour dates.

 

Abz Winter is also the youngest performer for the Hillz Presents at the Arches in Coventry on May 4th 2019 and performing at London's calling's on 24th May 2019.

 

Since announcing the release of her Debut EP Abz has had lots of radio play from BBC Introducing in Coventry and Warwickshire, Hillz 98.6 FM and was placed the highest female artist as well as the youngest artist ever in their local charts and has been first for 3 weeks in a row with her song "Alright Now".  Radio Wigwam has also played her music and she has interviews with Rugby radio and Hillz FM and Freshonair coming up.

 
A seasoned performer and still only 16 Abz has performed at lots of Festivals Including Lubbenham Scarecrow Festival, Folk On The Water Festival, Fenny Poppers Festival, and Bike Fest.


In March 2018 Abz was invited to perform prior to the Wasps Game at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry which was an amazing experience with a huge crowd.


Personal hobbies include synchronised swimming where she competes at a national level.


Credits include being the highest female entrant to Hillz Fm 98.6 unsigned chart w.c 22/3 then placing 1st w/c 29/3/2019 & 5/4/2019 & 12/4/2019 and 19/4/2019 and the youngest ever Artist to place in the charts. Abz was also joint 3rd In Rugby's Got talent 2018.

 

Some of my recent reviews

“A great sound and really powerful” – FEMME (UK’s most successful independent artist).

“loving her voice and she looks great on stage and screen” – BBC Music Introducing.

“Abz has something special going on great voice” – Fred Cox.


Hotter Music Magazine Tony Collins wrote
Jul 20 2018, published Jul 21 2018 Tony Collins
“Abz Winter recently came third in a competition to find the most talented singers in the Rugby area, She was robbed.

What a voice this girl has. Big power ballads are her thing. However she opened her set with an up tempo version of “We don’t have to take our clothes off” in the style of Jermaine Stewart. Then in complete contrast a very emotional and spine tingling rendition of Queen’s “Only The Good Die Young” which had some of the audience in tears. There was added poignancy because the following week she was to attend the funeral of a friend recently passed. This girl can ring the changes and proceeded to do so by going into RAP next, closing her set by not just singing, but delivering the powerful “I (who have nothing)” by special request of Sean the barman”.


Rugby’s Got Talent Judges


“I Loved you ” “very current and your voice in phenomenal” Jo


Your whole demeanour is Fantastic ” Mervin


“Your change in vocal tone is fantastic how you go from that soft tone to that belt you have” Aimee


Dutch Van Spall - BHM 1/5/2018


Watch out for rising star Abz Winter - Her debut Chart release will be out later this year. Expect a powerful, high energy performance from this amazing artist - already being referred to as a young Amy Winehouse.

 

Hotter Music Magazine Tony Collins wrote
Hotter Music Magazine Tony Collins wrote 05 01 2018,


“I am sure that power ballads were written for Abz Winter. She opened with a Christina Aguilera number “Something got a hold on me” from Burlesque. She danced around the small stage area exhibiting moves that enhanced the song no end. I am sure her experience as a synchronised swimmer helped in this regard. I find I am liking Abz’ performances more and more, this likeable girl has a sunny vibrant personality and emanates the confidence and stagecraft instilled in her. The Zutons “Valerie” and Paloma Faith’s “Upside Down” preceded a couple of humdingers. “I who have nothing” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” which closed the show, the latter with Nicky Dawn Stewart and Lorna Dea as backing singers, nearly brought down the house. The power, control and sheer quality of this young girl’s voice can amaze. Long may she continue to entertain us”.

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