Anousha Victoire is a bilingual contemporary Australian folk singer-songwriter known for use of soaring melody and poetic lyrics to showcase her crystal clear vocals and unique self-styled fingerpicking guitar. Peppering her storytelling songs with anecdotes of travel and (mis)adventure, this lively songwriter may be familiar to Newcastle audiences from her emergence in the 2000s as anABC Newcastle Music Awards winner in folk and world music categories and a finalist several times including for best female vocals. She went on to release multipleEPs, performed regularlyin local venues and along theeast coast of Australia,playing several music festivals and gainingairplay on ABC local radio and Triple J, before leaving the live music for some years to fulfil a dream to do humanitarian work. After gently easing back in to music via a heartbreak themed cabaret show in 2018 at Brisbane’s Anywhere Pop-up Theatre Festival with two other singer-songwriters, Victoire set about recording her first full length album, including a song she began recording way back in 2008! Now performing her own songsinduo mode with the lovely Skye Harrisonfrom ‘As of Sky’, Anousha Victoire looks forward to sharing the album with an exclusive pre-release show just for Newcastle. Joined by guest guitarist Robbie Long and Skye Harrison she will be appearing at the Royal Exchange Theatre on Bolton St, Newcastle, on Thursday 21 November 2019 , sharing the stories behind the songs from the album and making a limited number of pre-release hard copies of album available on the night