Shukura is a UK born, New Zealand raised, Australia based singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist with a powerhouse voice. Influenced by Alabama Shakes, Anderson. Paak, Lianne La Havas & Matt Corby, Shukura’s sound is a refreshing blend of soul, roots & blues. In the studio she lays down drums, vocals & guitar for her records & her live shows involve soulful vocals over live-looped electric guitar, midi drums and keys layers. In 2016 she released her debut single One by One & EP Rearview, as well as playing Caxton Street Festival and opening Brisbane Festival as the first live music act. One by One was played on Triple J & featured in international blogs. 2017 has seen One by One announced as a finalist for the 2017 Queensland Music Awards, the release of Shukura's second single Release Me, which also received airplay on Triple J, a move to Melbourne playing venues such as the workers club and workshop bar and Shukura announced in the line up for Outside Tribe Festival and Bendigo Blues and Roots Festival.