Kay Elizabeth


Kay Elizabeth, B.A. Ethnomusicology, M.A. Performance and Culture, is a London based, California born, singer-songwriter, dancer and performance artist.

She founded and leads the band Black Orchids for which she plays rhythm guitar, writes and sings. She also fronts the Brasil-Funk inspired band The Fontanas.

A member of Paraiso School of Samba ssince 2007, she was Queen of the Bateria in 2015. She has among other things created various works in collaboration with Shunt Lounge. Kay Elizabeth is looking forward to the release of Black Orchids' album in October 2017.