Nadia Reid

Nadia Reid – guitar, Sam Taylor – guitar, Richie Pichard – bass, Chris O’Connor – drums

Auckland-born, Dunedin-raised, Nadia Reid has attained global success off the back of her first two albums: Listen To Formation, Look For The Signs (2015) and Preservation (2017). In 2017 Nadia performed over 100 shows, touring through Australasia, Europe and the United States with high profile appearances at coveted arts and music festivals like Green Man and End Of The Road Festival.

With sell-out shows in London, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne and media appearances on the likes of BBC’s Later… with Jools Holland, Spotify streams reaching 17.38 million plays, #2 in Mojo Magazine for Album of the Year, and in New Zealand as a finalist for both the Silver Scrolls Awards (2017) and the Taite Prize (2016 & 2018).

This year, Nadia is working on her third record due to release in 2019.

UPSURGE Festival 2019


Just listen and lose yourself in it, for it is often glorious. THEMUSIC.CO.AU

Reid [was a] mesmeric vocalist – embracing numbers from Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht along with desolate struggle-street country and biting contemporary songs. [With] evocative covers of John Prine’s Angel from Montgomery, Mazzy Star’s Wasted and Jolie Holland’s Old Fashioned Morphine… FRANCESCA HORSLEY, THE LISTENER

The self assurance of Reid’s voice, artfully undermined by the lyrics, announces an artist wise beyond her years. SUNDAY TIMES (UK)