“Jasmine’s songs ranged through a string of rhythms and meters that spoke honestly, with a sense of the poetic.” - Eric Pozza, Canberra Jazz
“Her lyrics are authentic and her storytelling is sincere.” - Markos Papadatos, Suite 101
Jasmine Beth plays original songs about people of all kinds–from problem gamblers to problem politicians. Her main influences are folk and country singer-songwriters of the 1960s and 1970s, including Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, John Prine, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, and Roger Miller. When borders are open, she spends a lot of time on the road, touring Australia and the UK every year. Her single 'The Gambling Man' (2021) was a Finalist in the Great American Song Contest 2021, shortlisted in the Australian Song Contest 2021, and Commended in the UK Songwriting Contest 2021. Her latest single, 'Has Anybody Seen My Heart?' was released on 1st April 2022.
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Jasmine performs regularly at festivals and clubs in cities, towns and villages around Australia and the UK.
In the UK, she has appeared at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival; the Fleetwood Folk and Blues Festival; Carlisle Folk and Blues Club; Shammick Acoustic Club, North Devon; Stratford Arts House (supporting Barbara Dickson); Loughton Folk Club, London; Seend Acoustic Club; Cross Folk Club, Sheffield; the Spice of Life, London; and many other events and venues.
In Australia, she has appeared at Tamworth Country Music Festival; Cobargo Folk Festival; Majors Creek Festival; the Irish and Celtic Music Festival, Yass; Bonnie Doon Festival; Pfeiffer Wines Festival; Ironfest, Lithgow; the Oyster Festival, Narooma; the Batemans Bay International Fringe Festival; the Burn by Night Festival, Goulburn; the Basement, Sydney; the Vanguard, Sydney; and many other events and venues.
Jasmine released her debut, self-titled EP in 2012, and her single 'The Gambling Man' in May 2021. Her single 'Has Anybody Seen My Heart?' will be released on 1st April 2022.
2021 - Finalist, Great American Songwriting Contest (for 'The Gambling Man')
2021 - Shortlisted, Australian Songwriting Contest (for 'The Gambling Man')
2021 - Commended, UK Songwriting Contest (for 'The Gambling Man')
2016 – Artist-in-residence, Bundanon Trust
2015 – Keynote speaker, Interpretation Australia National Conference
2014 – Finalist, Australian Songwriting Contest
2010 – Second Prize, Sydney Singer-Songwriters’ Competition
2010 – Winner, Grumpy’s Inn Singer-Songwriters’ Competition
2010 – Second Prize, Kommotion Singer-Songwriters’ Competition
2009 – Winner, Bermagui Seaside Fair Music Competition
2009 – Semi-Finalist, U.K. Songwriting Competition
1997 – Eighth Grade Piano (Classical Performance) (AMEB) (Honours)