Manchester-based artist IORA, makes alternative electronica. IORA’s music started with her passion for singing, storytelling and connecting to audiences. She is now a resident artist at the Roundhouse in London. Her EP 'eYes Of a bEAst' was released in February 2020 supported by the PRS Women Make Music Fund and in the past by the PRS Emerging Artist Fund. Notable performances include playing sold-out shows, most recently supporting Badly Drawn Boy at the Roundhouse. Other supports include Stealing Sheep as a part of the 'Rising festival' at the Roundhouse and then in Liverpool on the final night of their tour. Past performances include Southbank Centre, Festival Square (MIF), Geffrye Museum, Bridgewater Hall and Royal Albert Hall. IORA’s voice has recently featured on award-winning short film ‘Time Bascule’ (Best experimental film at Montreal International Film) directed by Di Maidstone. IORA has been supported by BBC Introducing in Manchester, as well as BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 music, Unity and Amazing Radio. Her music has also been supported by Brighter Sound and Beth Orton, Delia Derbyshire Day, ReformRadio, and Manchester International Festival.