Katharine Timoney is a singer-songwriter from Northern Ireland. Her lead single 'Don't Fret' from her 2022 EP, produced by Ben Castle, featured on JazzFM's A List for four consecutive weeks and quickly gained Spotify's editorial support on playlists 'Cosy Jazz', 'Fresh Finds Jazz' and 'Best Vocal Jazz of 2022'. The EP's title track 'Life Came into Colour' won the 2022 UK Songwriting Contest Jazz Category and she was also winner of the 2018 BBC NI Platform Award sponsored by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland. As part of the award, she performed her songs with The Ulster Orchestra at a BBC concert in The Ulster Hall, Belfast in May 2019 and also at the BBC NI Proms in 2020.
“UK rising star embarking on her journey and we have front row seats.”
– Simon Phillips, JazzFM
“This to me is one of the best Jazz/Soul/RnB vocalists from Ireland I have ever heard. Katharine needs to change her name to Ella Fitzgerald Timoney.”
– Ray Colclough, WLR FM
“Don’t Fret features the vocalist’s obscenely rich vocal talent… It’s full of soul, warmth and sunlight.”
– Kate Brayden, HotPress IE