“her unique and melodic sound ended the show on a very big high, an artist with a great future ahead”
Cariss Auburn is a singer-songwriter and self-taught producer from Wolverhampton. She cites her influences as a wide mix of genres including jazz and 90s r&b, but 80s funk and soul have her heart. Since being long listed in Glastonbury's Emerging Talent Competition and supported by BBC Introducing West Midlands for her debut EP 'Unphased', she's been a regular performer in the Midlands and London. Her new single 'Way Down' is out now on all major platforms.
Cariss kicked off her performing career with opening slots for soul legends Alexander O’Neal, Imagination and Heatwave at iconic venues The Jamhouse, Birmingham and The Jazz Cafe, London. She has since become a regular performer in the Midlands and London making appearances at Sofar Sounds, supporting the likes of Freya Roy at Servant Jazz Quarters. Most recently Cariss gained funding from pillar of the Birmingham creative community, Punch Records, and put on her own successful headline show to a sold out crowd. She will be soon heading out on a UK tour as part of Punch records' Soul Acoustic 2020 on a stellar lineup of fresh UK talent.
RADIO APPEARANCES & AIRPLAY
Cariss has enjoyed airplay from BBC Introducing WM throughout her career from the release of debut EP 'Unphased' to 'Way Down' gaining multiple plays. 'Way Down' the latest single has garnered international attention from radio stations in the UK, US, Canada and Australia.She has local support from Brum Radio, Switch Radio and BBC Wm the latter on which she has made regular appearances and performances. She looks forward continuing the year touring and releasing new music.