Image of artist ROE, holding hands above head in front of red brick wall

EVENT | ROE live at Nerve Centre

Saturday 18 Dec 2021 - 8:00pm

The final stream in our series of online gigs this year, ROE performs live at Nerve Centre.

Devastatingly sincere and relatable, ROE is a songwriter that pours her heart into every word that she writes. With her self-styled brand of “Existential Indie Pop” she writes sad songs about being human, mostly.

Hailing from Derry, NI, ROE left college before finishing to travel the world playing festivals and to focus on writing songs that felt real. 

Her 2020 EP Things We Don’t Talk About’  saw ROE cross 1 million streams on Spotify and is the culmination of 4 years of relentless writing, releasing and touring as a completely independent artist.At 18-years-old she received a coveted slot on the BBC Introducing Stage at Glastonbury in 2017, which led her on to perform across Europe, North America, India and beyond; supporting local legends. Snow Patrol on their 2018/19 UK Arena Tour. 

The winner of Best Emerging Artist-Northern Ireland Music Prize, 2018 and recipient of the PRS FoundationMomentum Fund, 2020, ROE’s music has been used as part of a TV and radio campaign for BBC Music NI, in ITV’s ‘The Only Way is Essex’, Channel 4’s ‘Made in Chelsea’ and Netflix’s ‘Terrace House’.

With her previous releases, she has gained extensive support and plays from BBC Radio 1and Radio 6 Music, regular play-listing across Irish radio on RTE2FM and Today FM, and her monthly listeners on Spotify continue to grow steadily.In September 2021, ROEs single ‘Cruel’ was chosen as BBC Introducing’s Track of the Week, seeing her play-listed for the first time on BBC Radio 1.

The gig will be streamed on Facebook and YouTube on Saturday, 18 December at 8pmSign up to our Live Music Mailing List to be sent a link when the set goes live.

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This gig is supported by the Department for Communities through Arts Council of Northern Ireland.