Captivating, moving and truly salt of the earth. Tanya Ransom weaves her signature sound of folk blues and alt country amongst ornate melody’s and powerful vocals. Whether accompanied by her band or a one woman show wielding her guitar, ukulele and percussion, she draws in her audience with her unassuming warmth and personality.
Residing in the remote North-West hasn’t deterred Ransom from seeking a successful music career, supporting artists Kate Miller-Heidke, Boy & Bear, John Butler, Missy Higgins and Tim Rogers to name a few. With performances at Nannup Music Festival, Blues at Bridgetown, North West Festival, Fairbridge Festival and WAMFest, from playing intimate House Concerts to performing in front of thousands, she is no stranger to the stage.
The multi-nominated artist has produced two full length albums working alongside fellow West Australian musician and sound engineer Dave Mann (We Two Thieves, Dave Mann Collective) and award winning sound engineer James Newhouse of Real2Reel (The Waifs, Ash Grunwald).
Awarded WAM Best Regional Act 2020 and recipient of the inaugural Nannup Music Festival Directors Award, there is no sign of slowing down for Tanya Ransom. The Kimberley songstress new EP ‘Breakdown To Breakthrough’ is a collection of songs that explore the intricate emotions of the human condition. Released at the end of 2021, the first singles ‘Armour’ and ‘Cyclone’ received spins on Double J, Triple J and added to high rotation on ABC Radio.
Tanya’s performances at Nannup will see her backed by an incredible band of West Australian musicians including Wil Thomas, Roy Martinez, Tilly Kelleher and Daine Spowart, together painting a vivid narrative that will leave you attached to her raw emotion and storytelling through song.