Sally Goldsmith, has created songs and poems from the words of ‘ordinary’ local people for her new work ‘Out of the Ordinary’. The Sheffield poet, singer and songwriter was performing at Sheffield’s Festival of the Mind and has a published a new book of the same title. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
South Yorkshire’s very own Ray Hearne visited the Sheffield Live! studios. As well as performing a couple of songs he spoke to us about his influences and what inspires him to write.
Natz from the Local Talent Show spoke to Philippa Hanna about current tour with Leona Lewis and upcoming projects.
A Sheffield songwriter has made it through to the semi-final stage of the UK Song Writing Contest. Elouise Short, from High Green, has been singing from a young age, but only began writing her own songs when she was given a piano and bought a Ukelele. Sixty thousand songs from across the world were entered into the contest, organised by Brit Trust.