George St Thebarton
Naomi Keyte + Katie Pomery
With lyrical sensitivity and a rich sound, Australian singer, songwriter and musician Naomi Keyte makes intelligent alternative pop. Her warm, confessional style of songwriting offers an insight into the close attention Keyte pays to the world around her.
Raised in a musical family, Keyte began writing songs at age 12, and spent her formative years playing in indie darlings ‘Gold Bloom’ and rhythm and soul band, ‘The Transatlanics’.
Keyte’s first album, 2017’s ‘Melaleuca’ was nominated for ‘Best Release’, ‘Best Folk’ and ‘Best Female Artist’ in her hometown of Adelaide.
In 2016, Keyte was named ‘Best Live Voice’ at the National Live Music Awards. Live performance highlights include WOMADelaide, OzAsia Festival, Here’s to Now and the Basket Range Festival. Her band features Felicity Freeman on bass guitar, Tyson Baird on drums and Thomas Kneebone on electric guitar.