Gemma Khawaja

28 November 2014, 24 November 2017, 10 May 2018

Gemma Khawaja

Gemma Khawaja  is a singer/guitarist from the Midlands, currently based in Norfolk, who performs  traditional songs of the British Isles and creates her own  songs inspired by folkloric customs, folk poesy & poetry.

She says “I enjoy stories & themes found in traditional songs and ballads. I love the richness and beauty of the melodie,s and the journey each song takes you on.”

Gemma is a past  winner of Islington Folk Club’s Trad2Mad competition – unsurprising when you hear her beautiful voice!

“…performs traditional songs and ballads and her own compositions with captivating authority.” – Stephen Hunt, fRoots


“…powerful, unpretentious and rooted” – Mike Harding


 “Gemma has an honesty of expression, a quality that’s indelibly imprinted on her vocal cords. Such Mortal Sport is highly captivating and absolutely compulsive listening.” – David Kidman, Fok Radio UK


Click here  to listen to some more of Gemma’s songs on Bandcamp!

Click here to go to Gemma’s website!

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