HayleyMcKay

Live Act Singer/Songwriter Country
HayleyMcKay - Singer/Songwriter Country Live Act in DURHAM

HayleyMcKay Short Info

Hayley McKay is an extraordinarily gifted and time served singer and songwriter from darlington, UK, who has immersed herself in music and performing arts throughout her young life.

Summer 2015 has already seen Hayley achieve her lifetime ambition to write and perform in Nashville and now she returns to play Glastonbury festival, prior to her releasing her debut album, Favourite Place in September.

Recorded at Astar studios with Mercury prize nominated producer Andy Ross, the album features 8 original compositions that draw upon Hayley’s traditional roots while embracing a soulful pop sensibility to achieve her new British country sound.

Recently endorsed by Takamine guitars, Hayley McKay returns to Glastonbury, in 2015 following 4 previous performances at the festival. She has also been invited to open for legendary rock guitarist Albert Lee at Manchester’s Lowry and The Sage, Gateshead in September.

Other career highlights include featuring on the soundtrack of the film, Harrigan starring Steven Tompkinson and supporting acts including Hazel o Connor, Visage, Lauren Pritchard and blues legend Skip Mcdonald.

Now 23, in 2011, Hayley won a National competition that funded a scholarship to study vocals at The Brighton Institute of Modern music. from there she graduated to an artist development course in London with Access to music, whose former almuni inclues Rita Ora and Ed Sheeran.

With a background in musical theatre, pop, jazz, country, country and folk, Hayley McKay has not only forged a successful career as a professional singer performing at venues including Hammersmith Apollo, Her Majesty’s theatre and newcastle City Hall, but also as a vocal coach teaching different styles and techniques.

Hayley McKay is an extraordinarily gifted and time served singer and songwriter from darlington, UK, who has immersed herself in music and performing arts throughout her young life.

Summer 2015 has already seen Hayley achieve her lifetime ambition to write and perform in Nashville and now she returns to play Glastonbury festival, prior to her releasing her debut album, Favourite Place in September.

Recorded at Astar studios with Mercury prize nominated producer Andy Ross, the album features 8 original compositions that draw upon Hayley’s traditional roots while embracing a soulful pop sensibility to achieve her new British country sound....

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Past Gigs HayleyMcKay

  • 12 | 2015 Norton Cafe Lilli
  • 11 | 2015 London The Troubadour
  • 11 | 2015 Stockton The Rotary club
  • 09 | 2015 The Sage Supporting Albert Lee
  • 09 | 2015 The Lowry Supporting Albert Lee
  • 08 | 2015 Hardwick Live Hardwick Live
  • 06 | 2015 Glastonbury Glastonbury

Discography HayleyMcKay

  • 2016 Favourite Place Album | Willow Records

Media

  • Video Country Road - Hayley McKay...
  • Video Avicii // Calvin Harris // ...

Origin

  • DURHAM GB

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