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Talitha Jae is like a breath of fresh air on a warm sunny day.
She gets her inspiration from a mix of jazz, folk, country, indie, pop, and blues. Her wistful interpretations will take you on a dreamy journey into your past. With a delicious jazz undertone, her voice is often described as an angelic sound that gives you the feels.
She's won and placed in numerous competitions for both singing and songwriting. Notable mentions include country music competitions, being a top 10 national finalist in the Listen Up Music Songwriting Festival in 2018 and semi-finalist in 2020, and 2023, receiving third place in the Folk/Acoustic category at the Australian Songwriters Association Awards, second place in the Tablelands Folk Festival Songwriting Competition, among others. She was awarded Mental Health Musician of the Year for QLD in 2022 thanks to the Mental Health Foundation of Australia, and also completed a mentorship under Sara Storer thanks to the Women in Music Mentorship Program. in 2023 she was selected to attend the Australian Women in Music Awards as a Regional Delegate, and has recently returned from Tamworth, where she graduated from the 2024 Senior Course at the CMAA Country Music Academy.
Talitha recently released her debut EP ‘Spilt T’ with the support of a Regional Arts Development Fund Grant. The launch event at Bulmba-Ja Arts Centre sold over 120 tickets and received raving reviews. The EP and singles have gained attention and recognition in countries all over the world, with ‘I’m Done’ reaching number one on the AMRAP regional charts.
Talitha has performed at a number of festivals, most notably Savannah in The Round, Tablelands Folk Festival and Cairns Festival. She has performed for Music View TV (formerly Balcony TV), supported Clare Bowditch, Bob Evans, and The Wolfe Brothers' performances in Cairns, and followed Pierce Brothers at Tanks Up Late.
If you're lucky enough to catch this little miss sunshine in one of her dynamic performances, you will surely drift away into the neverlands, bundled up in good feels.