The Amy Winehouse Experience aka Lioness

Friday 22 March 2019, 6:30pm - 10pm

The Waterfront

In her short career, the talent of Amy Winehouse created a lasting impression on the music world of the 21st century. Recording three critically acclaimed albums from her debut ‘Frank’ in 2003, the Grammy Award winning ‘Back to Black’ in 2007 and the posthumous ‘Lioness’ in 2011 along with the covers of ‘Cupid’ and ‘Valerie’ with Producer Mark Ronson, no one can deny the talent and impact of this often-misunderstood star.

Lioness provide an authentic tribute to the precocious talent featuring TV’s ‘Stars in Their Eyes’ finalist and ‘X Factor’ bootcamp contestant Emma Wright as Amy Winehouse, plus a full backing band to recreate the authentic sound of this heady mix of jazz, soul and pop. With a full stage show showcasing the talent of this songstress will take you on a journey through the emotional roller coaster of her song writing, guaranteed to have you singing and dancing along throughout the performance.

The band are made up of hand-picked experienced musicians, carefully selected to maintain the accuracy to the original performances of the UK’s brightest star that so tragically burned out in 2011. The crafted show focuses on the vocal talent and soul of Amy, unhindered by the dark side to her addictions to alcohol and substances. Lioness provide, without doubt, the most authentic recreation of Amy Winehouse, designed to entertain and deliver the experience of Amy at her very best.

Having recently completed their third UK and Irish headline tour wowing audience covering in excess of 5,000 miles with 24 shows in 3 months closely followed by shows in both Spain and Gibraltar the band are red hot. The response from venues, promoters and audience alike has exceeded all expectations. The Amy Winehouse Experience AKA Lioness have delivered at every level.

Samples of live performances can be viewed online at:

• 2018 Spring Tour Trailer -

• 2018 Spring Tour Montage -

• 2017 Spring Tour - Behind the Scenes -

• Valerie -

• Back to Black -


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For management enquires contact Shadow Management;

For booking please contact the exclusive booking agent The Sounds That History Saved Agency; e-mail


Audience Reaction

“When Amy died I was heartbroken one because a true musical artist had died to soon and two because I never got to see her sing live. I was so excited to hear of a tribute artist impersonating the iconic singing star but was sceptical and thought there couldn't be another... So, so, so impressed thank-you  ” – Nicky (Dublin)

“Wow! Emma Emma Emma...What an experience! You all brought your A-game, so cool and classy, great sound and vibe! I've no more words to express what you gave, I can only say I miss Amy a little bit less tonight...thank you Emma & guys! Xxx” – Lyndsey (Crewe)

“Amazing integration with the audience and it's like Amy's spirit jumps inside you when you’re on stage, you're a very gifted artist. I was blown away and lost inside the rhythm the whole night. Thank you” – Michael (Blackpool)

“Great show tonight by @wearelioness at the @theeverymancork . Can't get over how much her voice is like Amy Winehouse's. If you like Amy's music u need to go see these guys ” – Joyce (Cork)

“Amazing show at The Everyman last night! As a massive Amy fan, it was an absolute fantastic experience. LOVE the Lioness shirt I got too btw. Thanks again!” – Daniel (Cork)

“Exceeded expectations, brought Amy back to life. A must experience gig” – Charles (Manchester)

“You guys were fantastic!! What a great performance, Amy would be proud xx” – Dawn (Inverness)

“Such a great performance, amazing voices & coolest backing singers ever!” – Erin (Oxford)

“Last night was a truly majestic evening of beauty! Stood right at the railings at the front and felt like Amy was in your soul. Thank you for keeping the magic alive and will hope to see you back in Nottingham again soon” – Lee (Nottingham)

“I saw you tonight in Bristol. You’re the closest to Amy I’ve ever seen and I’d like to praise you all for putting the time and effort in to recreating the talent of one of the world’s best musicians. I really enjoyed the show. I’ll definitely see you again” – Connie (Bristol)

“Just wanted to say a massive thanku for the gig on sat at the O2 Glasgow, me and my friend had the best time. What a show, perfect voice. Hope you come back to Glasgow soon” – Alan (Glasgow)

“Introduced my 14 year old niece to Amy Winehouse last year and what an amazing way tonight for her to experience The Lioness… you capture the whole essence of her. Thank you!!” – Theresa (Birmingham)

“You must go and see them. They are brilliant. If you love Amy, you will love them” – Matthew (Brighton)

“Close as I’d ever get to my Amy. You’re amazing” – Inky Punky (Derby)

“What an awesome night! Your voice is truly beautiful” – Claire (Cheshire)

“She and the band are awesome! Saw them last month, go see!! ” Karen (Manchester)

“Amazing loved the show it was fantastic xx” – Margaret (Newcastle)

“Thanks for a fab show, great night out for me and my daughter. Thanks Lioness and your amazing band for being so great with Chloe, you all really made her night and mine of course  xx” – Sarah (Gibraltar)


Venue & Promoter Responses “You were all so friendly and easy to work with, made my life very easy that night. The show was electric and had nothing but good feedback from customers. Hope to see you again soon.” – Alistair Horn (O2 Academy, Liverpool)

“You were all an absolute pleasure to work with that day. Even more so considering my day was incredibly hectic, I managed to catch the show and it was fantastic, everyone really enjoy themselves. I certainly heard a lot of customers complimenting the performance afterwards.” – Samantha Grace (O2 Academy, Islington)

“Thank you for a great weekend, the band and yourself were an absolute pleasure to deal with and the show is just incredible. I look forward to many more shows in the future.” – Phil Kealy (Tallaght Civic Theatre, Dublin)

“Lioness AKA The Amy Winehouse Experience isn’t just a regular tribute act. From the back to the front there is talented musician upon talented musician. On arrival the very petite (and very pretty) Emma does not look like Amy at all and may leave you wondering who you have booked but as soon as she belts out those first vocals during a sound check you know you’ll be fine! A short while later she reappears with Amy’s trademark swagger and snarl and you wouldn’t believe it’s the same person. The backing singers (and you can’t really call them this) are again vocally superb and the tracks they do during a costume change fit in perfectly with the crowd. Included in the set are all of the well known Amy tracks plus a few that maybe are not as well known – a great balance of ballads and get off the floor and dance it should keep everybody in the crowd happy.

The act are professional and easy to work with. They will provide social media activities to fit in with your event and provide any information / images required. We would definitely look to book again!” – Darren James (King George’s Hall, Blackburn)

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