Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock, Roots


Influences

Dermot Kennedy, FLETCHER, Daughter, Angie Mcmahon, Middle kids, Ben Howard, Amy Shark, LAUREL, Paramore


Website

www.hopewilkinsmusic.com

Featured Gig

8

May

Hope Wilkins

The Street Theatre

Canberra, ACT

7:30pm

Gig

Hope Wilkins

Strong impact coarse language and/or themes

15 May

The Basement

Canberra, 2617

2 Cohen St, Belconnen, ACT

7:00pm

Bio

Canberra Singer-songwriter Hope Wilkins has emerged with a repertoire of indie pop/folk anthems, captivating the nation with her arresting live performances and confessional lyricism. Drawing influence from the likes of FLETCHER, Holly Humberstone and Amy Shark, Hope leads listeners on an emotional rollercoaster filled with both big smiles and heartbreak.


Introducing herself through her debut single "Waste" in 2019, Hope started to pick up momentum, securing a spot in the triple j Unearthed music video competition and gaining triple j airtime on Home and Hosed with Declan Byrne. Her jaw-dropping vocal range has garnered huge support from her hometown, as well as the wider community radio scene. Hope doubled down on her live performance as both a soloist and with her band, landing a series of high-profile support slots with the likes of Greta Stanley, Hollie Col and Hands Like Houses.


Following the release of her debut EP "Coffee Cups" in late 2020, Hope has had a busy past twelve months, selling out a string of live shows, gaining airplay on triple j, as well as receiving a nomination for the Best Live Act in the ACT - National Live Music Awards.

Still buzzing from these wins, Hope recently stowed away on a songwriting retreat alongside fellow Canberra icons Joel Tyrrell (Hands Like Houses), and Lucy Sugerman, where she wrote her upcoming single “Problems”, the first step towards her newly refined sonic identity.

Unearthed in 2019

NIDA Video Clips

24 Mar 2019

Winner

Hope Wilkins

Hope Wilkins

Shoutout to our comp winners!

They'll make a clip with the legends from NIDA!
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Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

19 Oct 2020

Triple J
35

Hope has charged this track with emotion and an endearingly messed up energy. Cos life can be a huge fkn mess sometimes.

Hope has charged this track with emotion and an endearingly messed up energy. Cos life can be a huge fkn mess sometimes.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

29 Jul 2020

Triple J
40

it's a personal tale that just explodes and that cathartic break out around 2:30 is life giving.

it's a personal tale that just explodes and that cathartic break out around 2:30 is life giving.

Review

Review by Claire Mooney Claire Mooney

24 Feb 2020

Triple J
40

Great to hear from you lady. I love the rawness you bring through that guitar and into your songwriting. It must be liberating to let it all out.

Great to hear from you lady. I love the rawness you bring through that guitar and into your songwriting. It must be liberating to let it all out.