Artist info

Genre

Indie, Rock, Roots


Sounds like

Jen Cloher, Julia Jacklin, Patti Smith, The Waifs, Peter Bibby, Angel Olsen


band members

Bianca Meier (Rita B)


Influences

Violent Femmes, Julia Jacklin, Peter Bibby, The Waifs, Big Thief, Johnny Cash, Angel Olsen, Fiona Apple, PJ Harvey , Joni Mitchell, Janis Joplin, Angel Olsen


Website

www.ritabmusic.com

Bio

Rita B (Bianca Meier - Dande and The Lion) is a Sydney-based Alt Folk artist. She’s raw and honest and makes music that is unfiltered, uncorrupted and totally unapologetic. With her debut album With Pockets Nearly Empty and A Glass Almost Full (2017) described as being "relatable, funny and just downright entertaining" (Divide and Conquer) and her single "Work" winning a place in FBi 94.5FM's top 10 most played songs in 2018, Rita B also cuts a mesmerising presence on stage and her one of a kind voice has to be heard to be believed.
Currently focusing on making new material of the same calibre as well as collaborations with like-minded artists, Rita B will likely be carving her name well and truly beyond Sydney's live music and recording scene.

Review

Review by Nkechi Anele Nkechi Anele

02 Sep 2019

Triple J
40

At first, I thought the folk band was there to soften the Stella Donnelly-like frankness of Rita B's badass lyrics but now I realise they are as much the bark as they are the bite. Killer!

At first, I thought the folk band was there to soften the Stella Donnelly-like frankness of Rita B's badass lyrics but now I realise they are as much the bark as they are the bite. Killer!