September – Marnie Glum

We may be a little biased, but Leeds has an incredibly supportive network of musicians. You’ll often see people in various different bands, or you might stumble across photos of several top-class songwriters collaborating; basically, you’ll see line ups containing friends, colleagues and collaborators (*cough cough* like ours). Charlotte Lynch is a Leeds-based musician whoContinue reading “September – Marnie Glum”

September – Sam Brown

You may well recognise our first artist playing for Bloom Sessions at Wharf Chambers in September! She’s been a regular at Sela Bar, as well as busking on the streets across Leeds and recently played NYMAZ’s Rural Fest 2021. However, if you’ve been unlucky enough to miss out, don’t worry… we’ve got you – SamContinue reading “September – Sam Brown”

August – FIKA

The time has come to introduce you to the final artists for our first gig of Summer ’21… fasten your seatbelts, we’re going punk. The Swedish translation of ‘fika’ is ‘to enjoy coffee with friends, taking time to savour the moment’. Being present in the moment and having fun with friends is taken literally byContinue reading “August – FIKA”

March // International Women’s Day 2021 – Olivia Brearley

Not long now to wait for International Women’s Day 2021, we are counting down the days until the sessions go live via #OportoTV at 8pm on the 8th of March. In the lead up we’ve spotlighted the musicians who will be taking part; however, in addition to Laura Kindelan and ZAY, we also wanted toContinue reading “March // International Women’s Day 2021 – Olivia Brearley”

March // International Women’s Day 2021 – Laura Kindelan and ZAY

By this point the cat is out of the proverbial bag… we are collaborating with #OportoTV, Girls Can Play Guitar and three fantastic creatives to put on a very special International Women’s Day event!! Earlier this week we released the event poster designed by the supremely talented Olivia Brearley, which spotlighted the two North Yorkshire-basedContinue reading “March // International Women’s Day 2021 – Laura Kindelan and ZAY”