Galway, County Galway
Niceol Blue grew up in the Oregon countryside, USA, and now lives in the West of Ireland – both environments shaping her unique style; a mix of lyric-driven melodic folk, blues and rock. She has performed to audience acclaim at venues of all sizes across US and Europe, from Electric Picnic to the Crane to The Helix. Her work as a solo artist has been described as “an exceptional singer-songwriter with powerful vocals” (iamedia, and a ‘Bright Talent” (Galway Independent).
Niceol released her album, entitled “Rise”, in 2011, and has subsequently been touring with her band The Copper Soul, as well as playing around Galway and beyond with her blues/rock band "Prodigal Blues" and her Americana band "Wilde Ida". She is also the creator and curator of 'Mná Mná', a popular monthly showcase highlighting women in music.