Vera Jonas Experiment
HU Budapest – Singer/Songwriter / Alternative Pop / Indiepop / Pop / Indie
Vera Jonas Experiment


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Launching Gagarin Records & Management
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Last Song Single 2018
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Borzongásaim Single 2018
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Remixed, part 3 EP 2017
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Remixed, part 4 EP 2017
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Tiger, Live! EP 2017
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Remixed, part 1 EP 2017
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Remixed, part 2 EP 2017
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Tiger, now! Album 2016
self published
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Wanted EP 2014
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Game Album 2013
Nyolc Produkció Kft.
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Evergreen Single 2018
Launching Gagarin Records & Management
Daniel Sandor
Launching Gagarin Records & Management
Daniel Sandor
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Highlights ★ INES#talent 2019 program ★ showcases: Eurosonic 2017, Zandari Festa 2017, BUSH 2018, Indirekt 2018, PIN 2018 ★ Asian tour in Japan, China and South Korea (2018) ★ European tour in Germany, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Romania (2017-2018) ★ Indie/Alternative Album of the Year 2017 Award (Hungarian Grammy) ★ festivals: Sziget, VOLT, Fingers Up (Czech), Tauron Life (PL), Valley of Arts etc ★ sync: HBO series in 18 countries, UPC commercial, Hungarian blockbuster movie, award-winning Hungarian director's new movie (2018) ★ Junior Songwriter of the Year Award 2016 (Artisjus) ★ sold out show at Palace of Arts Budapest 2017 ★ Nagy-Szín-Pad (Main Stage) Hungarian talent show finalist on national television ★ interviews in Elle, Marie Claire Hungary (2017) ★ Sofar Sounds Hamburg during Reeperbahn (2016), Sofar Sounds Debrecen (2017) Award-winning Vera Jónás sways you with her tender music or makes you dance with her tiger-wild songs.

After Tauron Life festival in Poland and an extensive festival tour in Hungary, Vera toured in Asia in September with her band, Vera Jonas Experiment, and will tour in Europe in October and November 2018, releasing new songs all throughout the year.

The band performed three shows at Eurosonic 2017 and played at South Korea’s Zandari Festa. The first album, GAME was also released in Japan where they toured in the spring of 2015. The Experiment regularly plays in Austria, Germany, Belgium, Romania, Slovakia and the Netherlands and are frequent guests at Hungary’s top clubs and festivals like Sziget and VOLT.

Last March, Vera Jonas Experiment won the Indie/Alternative Album of the Year Award (Hungarian Grammy), while Vera received the prestigious Junior Songwriter Award of Artisjus, Hungary’s copyright agency.
The band was finalist in Hungary’s greatest talent show organized by Sziget Festival and the Hungarian National Television/Radio. She was chosen to participate in songwriting camps in Berlin and Budapest. She recorded a session for Sofar Sounds Sessions in Hamburg and a session for BalconyTV in Budapest. Vera sings the main theme of an original HBO series broadcast in 18 countries around the world, and a UPC advertisement. The band is constantly on tour in Hungary and abroad.

She graduated from the London Centre of Contemporary Music School in 2012. She was handpicked to the OneBeat program sponsored by the US Department of State, participated in a two-week workshop in Florida, and toured the Eastern Coast of the US.

After commuting between London and Budapest, playing live extensively with bands in both cities, she settled in Budapest and started to build her career from there. She formed Vera Jonas Experiment in 2011, released two LPs (GAME, Tiger Now!), a remix album (Remixed), a live EP (Tiger Live!) and an EP (WANTED). The song, What would they do?! was the original soundtrack of a Hungarian mainstream movie, while her featuring with highly-acclaimed Hungarian producer-songwriter Máriusz Fodor has reached the Top30 of Hungary’s top alternative music radio.

2018: Alternative/Indie Album of the Year and Electronic Album of the Year nominations - Fonogram
2017: Zandari Festa, Seoul, South Korea
2017: Alternative/Indie Album of the Year Award – Fonogram
2017: three shows at Eurosonic 2017
2016: Alternative/Indie Recording of the Year nomination – Fonogram
2016: Junior Songwriter Award winner – Artisjus
2015: Junior Songwriter Award nomination – Artisjus
2014: Best Album nomination – 13th Independent Music Awards
2014: Best Spoken Word Song nomination – 13th Independent Music Awards