Amanda St John is a soulful singer-songwriter from Glenariffe, Co. Antrim. She is a mainstay on the Irish radio, festival and gig circuit and has been described as a "Head-turning vocalist with serous song writing prowess.........a sensational artist" (Visit Dublin).
In May 2018 Amanda and her band travelled to Alabama in the USA to follow in the footsteps of her heroes 'Aretha Franklin, Etta James Wilson Pickett (to name a few) to record an album in the legendary FAME Studios, Muscle Shoals (due for release in early 2019).
She has worked with artists like Brian Kennedy, Eddi Reader, Mary Coughlan, Gareth Dunlop, Ciaran Gribbin (of INXS) and Jon Tiven (Grammy winning Nashville writer/producer who has worked with BB King, Van Morrison and The Rolling Stones etc...). Gaining substantial media interest in Ireland and the UK including extensive airplay on the BBC and RTE as well as reviews in Hotpress Magazine & The Irish Times Amanda is known for her passionate and powerful live performances and is fast establishing herself as one of Ireland’s leading vocalists. With live sessions with the infamous ‘Whispering’ Bob Harris and Gaby Roslin on BBC Radio London, many festival slots and tours of UK, Ireland and USA under her belt the future is looking very bright indeed for this talented musician.