Born into a Sikh family in Tottenham, Amrit Kaur Lohia is a singer-songwriter, Sarangi player and vocalist in genres of Punjabi folk, R&B and soul. She also plays the Mbira and Dilruba. Based in London, she tours internationally as a performer, educator, youth worker and social entrepreneur. She was recently named a BBC Music Introducing artist. Praised for her live ability by the legendary record producer Rick Rubin, her notable performances include Glastonbury Festival 2017, MTV, Somerset House Summer Series, TEDxSOAS, Jaipur Literature Festival (India), UN General Assembly for Unicef, Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe (NYC), Royal Festival Hall, Polish Jazz Festival, UC Berkeley, Princeton University and Columbia University. Her music has been played on BBC6 Music by Cerys Matthews and BBC Radio Asian Network and she has composed music for BBC television series and theatre productions across the UK.

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