HOME Sound Sessions 2022

Saturday 1th October

Hosted by Reece Williams, HOME Sound Sessions 2022 will showcase three Black female artists performing original new music and covers, spanning rap, R&B, classic Motown and pop.


Described as an “absolute incredible talent” by Andrew Marston of BBC Introducing, Lakshmi is a Manchester based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a background in classical music. Along with her band and string trio, Lakshmi released her debut EP on 1st May 2020, which combines soulful folk/pop with haunting lyrics and string arrangements. Lakshmi has performed as a soloist at the Birmingham LG Arena and with the RNCM Session Orchestra, and was recently named BBC Introducing Artist of the Week for Hereford and Worcester. 

Also trained as a classical violinist, Lakshmi has performed and recorded extensively as a session musician for artists including Ed Sheeran and Tyler the Creator, Ollie West and the Wildflowers, The Brand-New Heavies, and Garage Classical. Lakshmi draws influence from artists such as Lianne La Havas, Jorja Smith and Elbow. 

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