Belfast, County Antrim
Sonja started playing guitar around ten years ago and immediately started to write her own music. In 2011 she joined a band as lead vocalist and became more experienced as a writer and performer. When the band split Sonja began playing open mic nights in Belfast as a solo artist and released an EP in 2014.
As well as being a regular at the Empire’s Society Sessions, Sonja has played at Sunflower Festival and OntSofa in London. She recently performed in Nashville, New Orleans and San Francisco and featured on the Norm’s Rare Guitars YouTube channel in L.A.
In 2016 she released her debut single, Christmas Time In This Town, raising money for the Alzheimer's Society.
She is currently working on a new EP to be released in late 2017.