Singer/Songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland.
WINNER BLUES & SOUL MAGAZINE “RISING STAR AWARD 2014
NOMINEE: BRITISH BLUES AWARD 2013 BEST ORIGINAL SONGWRITER
NOMINEE: MRU Awards 2012 BEST SINGLE (Lipstick & Cocaine)
WINNER: MRU Awards 2102 BEST BLUES/ROCK ACT
Mostly underground for years as a secret songwriter. Kaz is now established as one the biggest singers to come out of Northern Ireland, locally called “A Vocal Force” on stage, she envelops the fighting spirit of a true powerhouse singer in Blues/Soul & Rock n Roll.
Kaz is loved for her down to earth attitude; she brings fun to every performance & is loved not only by her fans but anyone who meets her. She has lived and sang “The Blues” but has much more to offer across different genres in her song writing so is now embarking on a more commercial route writing. With her new band, debut album due in Summer 2014 & a UK Tour September 2014 this formidable lady is a singer songwriter with a difference, she captivates an audition with her vocal range & emotional portrayal of her life.
GET READY is Kaz Hawkins brand new show & will be taken to venues across Northern Ireland. Featuring Stompin Heptkatz Dancers, Candy Girl Usherettes, Fireaters & specially prepare visuals by Director Stephen Mullan. “Get Ready is a celebration of Life & Love“. Too book this show please email email@example.com
With support gigs under belt such as Van Morrison, Nanci Griffiths, Pat McManus, Chris Farlowe, Matt Andersen & a special duet with Belfast’s Brian Kennedy when she supported his album launch. Kaz has the backing of many influential representatives in Belfast with a recent presentation from The Lord Mayor of Belfast Máirtin Ó Muilleoir quoted saying “Belfast is proud of your talent & we know you will go on to great things & support you in all you do” when he was wishing East Belfast Arts Festival good luck in 2013.
Kaz has also written the anthem for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland CHARITY for The Belfast City Half Marathon 2013 & has donated the song “Run for yer Man” for download for Cancer Research.
Kaz has also used her life experience in a short film called Believe WATCH HERE