Women of Soul Collective
Women of Soul is Australia’s premier collective of soulful songwriters and performers. Their 2023 LP ‘Feel Good’, nominated for the prestigious Australian Music Prize, is the first album in Australia to be entirely composed, produced and performed by an all female team. Making their Bluesfest debut, Women of Soul present a high energy set of original soul, disco and funk. Featuring vocalists Stella Angelico, Chelsea Wilson, Carla Troiano, Candice Monqiue, Fem Belling, Alzzy and Germaine McCarthy backed by Monique diMattina (keys), Tamara Murphy (bass), Emily Shaw (drums), Ash Ballat (trumpet), Jess Mahler (saxophone) and Stella Anning (guitar). Led by by Artistic Director, Vocalist, Broadcaster and DJ Chelsea Wilson, Women of Soul have been featured on ABC Radio National, Mi-Soul London, TODAY Extra, The Age, Double j, PBS 106.7FM, RRR 102.7FM, and were guest hosts on triple J’s Roots ‘N’All program. Performance highlights include Melbourne Recital Centre, The Malthouse Theatre, Federation Square, Adelaide Fringe Festival and a special live broadcast from the MPavillion for Australian Music Week on ABC Radio.