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BIOGRAPHY

Denvah is a singer/songwriter/musician from Rockhampton, Central Queensland. Since her introduction to the Australian country music scene in 2018, Denvah has created a stir across the industry. Denvah’s beautiful yet distinctive voice stops people in their tracks, whilst her down to earth appeal and quirky charm connects her with the audience and leaves them feeling right at home. Denvah’s “natural effervescence is just something you can’t extinguish” (Felicity Urquhart), making her live performances a must-see. With a voice that was made for country music, her rich tone and pitch perfect accuracy is an absolute delight to the ears. “it just blew us away; she’s such a talent, such a natural songwriter…” (Brad Butcher).


With a background in dance and musical theatre from the age of 4, the stage truly is Denvah’s second home. Ever since her earliest beginnings as a performer, the joy and sparkle that she radiated from the stage has remained with her. In 2015, at the age of 15, Denvah began to gain experience in the local music scene, regularly performing at open mic nights. Her reputation as an outstanding live vocalist quickly grew and she began to receive gig offers from venues around the local region. In 2018, Denvah attended her first Tamworth Country Music Festival, the highlight of which was performing ‘Sleep on it’ with Busby Marou at their sold out Longyard Hotel show. In November 2018, Denvah won the ‘One Hot Night’ battle of the bands competition and as a result was invited to open the ‘One Hot Night’ concert which featured artists including Busby Marou, Pete Murray, Ian Moss and Tia Gostelow. In 2019 Denvah recorded her self-penned debut ep ‘Just the Beginning’, at a makeshift studio at the Shell House on Great Keppel Island with Nathan Davis and Jeremy Marou. Additional instrumentation, mixing and engineering was later provided by Matt Fell at Love Hz Studios. 

 

Denvah then burst on to the Australian country music scene in 2020 with the much anticipated release of ‘Just the Beginning’. In the months following her sold out launch concert which also featured Brad Butcher and Felicity Urquhart, Denvah’s first two singles ‘My Favourite’ and ‘Do it Again’, reached #6 and #7 respectively on the Australian Country Hottest 50 chart and both remained in the top ten for multiple weeks. Her songs received extensive radio play on both commercial and community radio stations across the country including Kix Country, ABC Country, Tamworth 88.9 and Triple M Country, to name a few. ‘My Favourite’ went on to become the 8th most played song on Tamworth’s 88.9 FM for 2020, and the 26 th most played song on Kix Country in the same year.


Denvah has now performed at various festivals and events including TCMF, NQ's Rock'n Country, Gympie Music Muster, One Hot Night, Legend and the Locals, Hats off to Country Festival, Country on Keppel, The Village Festival, Capricorn Food and Wine Festival, Keppel Vibes, Rockhampton River Festival and Country on Kershaw. Along the way, she has worked with, performed with, and supported artists such as Busby Marou, Troy Cassar-Daley, Brad Butcher, Felicity Urquhart, Melanie Dyer, Caitlyn Shadbolt, Fanny Lumsden, James Johnston, Darlinghurst and Shannon Noll and has received widespread accolades and support across the music industry from other performing artists and music industry professionals alike. In January 2021, at the Rockhampton Australia Day Awards, Denvah received the Young Citizen of the Year Award for her contributions to the arts and her volunteer work. In March of 2022, she went on to feature in the Courier Mails’ CQ’s Most Influential 30 under 30 list.

Denvah kicked off 2023 with a bang as a standout Toyota Star Maker Grand Finalist. She released a new single "Should Have Known' in February and then released her second single for 2023 'Typical', in early June.  'Should Have Known' and 'Typical' were both recorded at Kasey Chambers and Brandon Dodd’s Rabbit Hole Recording Studio in NSW.  In August 2023 Denvah was the Runner Up in NQ's Rock'n Country Reboot competition and the Open Winner for the NAB Gympie Music Muster Talent  Search 2023.

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