13th October 2018: Rebekah Kirk, Mental Health Gig, Pride Prom Project

An interview & acoustic set with the wonderful Rebekah Kirk followed by Brooke & David on the Mental Health Gig and a phone interview with the Pride Prom Project.

Rebekah Kirk was born in Glasgow, Scotland and has been performing since 2009 and been writing songs since 2012. She accompanies herself with guitar and piano.

In 2015, Rebekah was named Best Emerging Talent after submitting her song Ocean Lullaby to the Recording Festival, she has also gotten to the semi final of the UK Songwriting Competition with three of her original songs.

In late 2016 she was picked to be part of a Hit The Road tour which is a project run by the Scottish Music Centre for young musicians specially chosen by the centre who believe they have a bright future in the music industry and to date she is the youngest person to have ever been chosen to take part. Her vocal range spans between C#2 – A5.

She was recently crowned ‘Best Busker in Glasgow’ in a recent competition and October 2017 was awarded the Danny Kyle Award at the Paisley Spree.

So far, Rebekah has played in venues around Glasgow such as the O2 ABC2 (supporting Kawehi), Britannia Panopticon, Classic Grand, Barrowlands, Òran Mór (supporting Frances), The Garage Attic (supporting Stevie Parker) & King Tuts.