Rose has been performing as a folk singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist since 2007. She plays Guitar, Appalachian Dulcimer, Mandolin, Ukulele, Piano and Banjo and has supported and worked with many artists including Boo Hewerdine, Phil Beer, Ethan Johns and Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman. Over the years Rose has released seven albums, one of which was featured in the top 5 best Folk Albums of 2016 by the Telegraph.
Rose is amazing musician and vocalist, able to perform a large array of her own self penned folk songs or a mix of country and americana classic songs with her own unique twist! Combined with a full PA system, lighting rig and LED backdrop you'll have an evening to remember.
“Rose is an exciting new talent. A fabulous singer, instrumentalist and writer. I saw her transfix an audience recently. Fantastic!!”
- Boo Hewerdine, boohewerdine.net
“Roseanna has a charming quality that we rarely see these days. She effortlessly draws the audience into her world”
- Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, kathrynrobertsandseanlakeman.com
"Roseanna’s voice breathes an elusive and subtle vibrancy into the lyrics that beguiles you to listen."
- Charlie Elland, folkwords.com
"The stylistic versatility in Roseanna's writing mirrors her musical prowess"
- David Kidman, fatea-records.co.uk
"Roseanna’s effortless vocals and the overlaying of different harmonies are a defining characteristic of her music and coupled with her mastery of guitar, mandolin and banjo"
- Emma Hayward, Pure M Magazine
- Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:A completely unique, tailored musical performance. We're able to offer unique self penned songs by Roseanna Ball or various tribute sets focusing on Country, Americana and Folk Music. We can provide everything needed for private parties and events, nothing is left out. The full professional PA system, mixing desk and sound technician is all included as standard with no additional costs.
- What are the highlights of your career?Being a part of The Telegraph's Top Folk Albums 2016. Opening Wickham Festival to a crowd of approximately 500 people.
- What is your competitive advantage (special features)?We're able to completely tailor a unique set just for you and your event. We can include many of your favourite country, americana and folk songs. Just ask! Your event is unique and we want it to be a fantastic memorable experience for everyone involved.
- What kind of events do you usually serve?We serve all manner of events including weddings, conferences, festivals and private parties.
- How can event planners pay for your services?Events can be paid for in cash or via bank transfer.
- How long do you play for?Negotiable :-)
- Do you have your own PA and lighting?We provide a full professional Yamaha DXR8 PA System and separate 12-channel mixing desk. Separate lighting systems are also available such as party lights and White LED Curtain backdrop.
- How much space do you require?Enough room for one or two musicians and a sound technician. Additional space for a small mixing desk and some space for 8" PA Speakers and Tripods.
- My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?Yes! If you contact us with plenty of time to spare we should be able to learn and include your favourite song.
- How many breaks do you take? How long are they?15min break every 45mins generally but this could be changed
- Can you just play without singing?Yes I can "noodle" for hours and I don't need set music to work from.
- Can you do covers?Yes I can learn covers, I know quite a few already :-) My favourites to cover are Bobby McGee (Kris Kristofferson), First Date (by Blink 182), Time of your Life (Greenday), Hurt (Johnny Cash), and There you go (Buddy Holly).
Rose is happy to perform covers and can learn them on request. Trained initially in classical guitar she can also perform some classical works if prefered.
Country Music, Folk Music, Americana Music and Pop. Most musical genres can be catered for, simply request and we'll do our best to assist.
A full Yamaha PA system is provided as standard, with a sound technician. If needed, additional lighting can be provided including a LED backdrop and two seperate disco/party lights mounted on a standard T-Bar system.