BIO

October, 2016

Tessa Belinfante’s voice is the gateway to her soul. Her crystal-clear, unique sound is a perfect blend of melancholy and optimism and takes you on a compelling journey through her life. Her talented band reinforces her voice with tight beats, ingenious guitar riffs and steady bass. Goosebumps guaranteed.

October 6th, Tessa Belinfante and her band presented her debut album “Fly As We Fall” at a sold out release show in Paradiso, Amsterdam. The album is a co-operation with her drummer and producer Philippe van Schil. Their shared musical interests and strong friendship started 12 years ago and has evolved ever since, letting them become a powerful writers duo.

Highlights:

– October/November 2016: “Fly As We Fall” tour: including TivoliVredenburg, Roodshow Radio 2, TROS Muziekcafe Radio 2, several music cafe’s, instore concerts at Concerto and Plato’s, festivals and lots of living room concerts

– Over 1.000.000 plays in total on Spotify.

– Winner of jury and public’s choice award “Grote Prijs van Nederland”, category pop/rock in 2008 with former band Two Way Radio. 

– A sold-out album release show with Two Way Radio at the Melkweg, Amsterdam, 2008.

– 3rd place ‘Team Trijntje’ – The Voice of Holland, 2012.

– Hitsingles (covers from the show The Voice of Holland): Pride (U2). Clocks (Coldplay) and Just Hold Me (Maria Mena) in top 10 iTunes.

– Acoustic EP release at the Bitterzoet, Amsterdam 2015.

– EP promotional gigs: Radio 2 at TROS Muziekcafe, 3FM, Radio 1, 6FM, Uitmarkt.

– EP single “I Wonder”: currently 237.000 plays on Spotify.

– April 2016 single release “Turn Around”, currently at 177.000 plays on Spotify

-September 2016 single release “Perfect Lie, currently at 37.000 plays on Spotify

– Guest performer of Trijntje Oosterhuis Theater Tour – 10 shows, 2015/2016

– June 2016 performing aftershows of Adele at Club Ziggo

– Summer 2016: Festival performances: Rollende Keukens, Amsterdam Kookt Oosterpark, Amsterdam Kookt NDSM-werf, Nijmegen Kookt Goffertpark (all mainstage), Wijland festival, Uitmarkt festival at the Museum Square. 

-Tessa is also an established songwriter with placed songs for SONY/ATV Music and the Missing Sync.