FRIDAY 29th November - 1.30-2.30pm - Art Beat
Shayna King picked up her first guitar at age six and with ambition beyond her years, began writing her way through life’s musical landscape. Influenced by Female Songwriters & Rock Legends alike, the Christchurch, New Zealand based Songwriter has built a reputation for heart-felt sincere songs, accompanied by distinctive warm toned vocals and captivating performances.
Shayna's debut single “Broken Hearts” received significant national support and was placed second overall in the New Zealand Unreleased Chart for www.theaudience.co.nz - September 2012.
The Title track of her debut self-funded album, “The Day is Young”, was released on May 1st 2013, in conjunction with New Zealand Music Month. The song debuted at number 14 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Chart and was also recently selected as a semi-finalist in the International Unsigned Only Songwriting competition in July.