One of Ireland’s most exciting rising talents, Nell Mescal, has announced a headline Belfast show at Voodoo on Monday 11th December 2023. Her fourth release, ‘Punchline’, is released on Friday and comes off the back of a whirlwind month which saw Nell support P!NK at Hyde Park, Florence & The Machine across Ireland as well as performing to stadium-sized audiences with Dermott Kennedy.
Slots at the likes of Latitude Festival, All Point East, Kendall Calling and shows with The Last Dinner Party are all to follow before Nell and her band head back on tour for her newly announced headline run across the UK & Ireland this Autumn.
With only a clutch of releases so far, Nell’s rise has been formidable, drawing on her childhood, relationships, Irish roots and her family as big inspirations for her songwriting. Don’t miss one of this year’s must-see new artists out on tour and keep your ears peeled for more new music in the coming months.
Nell Mescal is a 20-year-old singer and songwriter from Maynooth in Kildare, Ireland. She has been singing all her life and has been performing in groups and choirs for as long as she can remember. This young emerging talent began writing music when she was just 13 years old and finally took the decision to make music her career during the pandemic, something that in hindsight, has given her the time and space to focus on her sound and what she wants to articulate in her songs.
Since leaving school, Nell moved to North London and found herself surrounded by other young creatives and kindred spirits. Many of whom are helping Nell to discover more about what she’s capable of, are collaborating with her and giving her a thirst for knowledge that will allow her to take creative control of her future as a musician.
Her debut single ‘Graduating’ was released in July 2022 and produced by Steph Marziano. ‘Homesick’ kickstarted 2023, quickly followed by ‘In My Head’ – which was co-written with Kai Bosch – in March. ‘Punchline’ will be released via LAB this July.
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