Bobbie is originally from Rhode Island, USA. She recieved classical voice training at Indiana University then State University of New York and also studied voice with Guy Wade.
While living in New York she was lead singer with various popular line ups and toured world wide. She formed the female trio The Righteous Sisters which toured the U.S. extensively and was lead vocalist with The Overtones.
In London she was lead singer with Da Da, an original pop/funk band. Also in London she sang jazz standards with the late Alan Clare (who worked with Frank Sinatra, Liza Minelli, Judy Garland and Tony Bennett among others).
Bobbie has appeared extensively and is much sought after as a session vocalist for studio recording.
Her vocal style is mainly soul, blues, R&B with a touch of folk thrown in.
Since moving to Ireland in 2001, Bobbie has appeared with a varied list of line-ups and duo groups, including the soulful and funky five-piece Soul Chain, also performing with Soul Central and various duo and jazz lineups.
Jazz gigs include combos with pianist Blaise Smith, pianist/sax player Carole Nelson and drummer Cormac Larken.
Watch out for newly formed soul funk band Onassis, with a set list that includes soul standards by Michael Jackson and Aretha, guarenteed to keep you on the dance floor. As an added bonus, blues legend Nigel Mooney joins them on guitar. look out for their upcoming website. Available now for bookings.
Bobbie’s duos with the legendary guitarist Dave Prim, singer/guitarist Mick Burke performing soul/R&B favorites. With Czeck born singer/guitarist Jon Dragon she perfoms a soothing mix of muxic which includes songs made famous by Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Tracy Chapman, Jamed Taylor and Eva Cassidy.
Bobbies recordings and live performances have been aired on many radio stations, including RTE1 on the John Creedon show and Lilian Smith’s Late Date.