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, ukulele & guitar for her records & her live shows involve soulful vocals over live-looped 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 is off to a great start with One by One announced as a finalist for the 2017 Queensland Music Awards & the recent release of her second single Release Me, which has also recently received airplay on Triple J. Shukura has been announced in the line up for Outside Tribe Festival and Bendigo Blues and Roots Festival 2017.