Liverpudlian singer songwriter Delta Maid has gathered her influences from across the Atlantic Ocean. The songstress has tapped straight into the rich musical tapestry of the Mississippi river, Nashville and the Chicago blues scene citing Son House, Skip James, Bessie Smith and Robert Johnson as influences.
Delta's debut album 'Outside Looking In', which was recorded at Parr Street Studios in her hometown, is due for general release on May 9th and is preceded by her single 'Of My Own'out on May 1st.
Delta has already provided support for acts such as Seth Lakeman, Ray LaMontagne, Ellie Goulding and Martha Wainwright.
Delta Maid Upcoming dates:
3rd Apr Chester - Telfords Warehouse
6th Apr Leicester - Musician (supp. Little Miss Higgins)
7th Apr Coventry - Taylor John's House (supp. William Tyler)
16th Apr Liverpool - The Family Folk-up
30th Apr London - Camden Crawl - Summer Sundae Stage
3rd May Manchester - Band on the Wall
4th May London - The Wheelbarrow
8th May Bristol - Louisiana
9th May Birmingham - Glee Club
12th May London - Slaughtered Lamb
14th May Liverpool - Ink Room at The Masque
17th May Edinburgh - Sneaky Pete's
18th May York - The Basement
19th May Liverpool - Liverpool Sound City
29th May Newcastle - Evolution Weekender
5th Jun Cheltenham - Wychwood Festival
14th July Salisbury - Larmer Tree Festival
'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.