Cheshire based Ade Birkby is an award winning UK Christian Singer Songwriter who performs mostly original acoustic rock music. His music reflects the sounds and styles of his influences which include Counting Crows, Jack Johnson, and Dave Matthews Band with undertones of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.
Ade is a Sponsored Artist with Australian Professional Stompbox manufacturer Wazinator performing solo, duo and with a band, accompanied by his wife Sonia Birkby. Solo performances are enhanced by live looping and stompbox, band performances add cajon based percussion and keys.
His debut EP Save Me was released in July 2017, from which songs Save Me and Heaven Is Near both won Higher Commended Entry Awards in the 2017 UK Songwriting Contest. Ade has since released his new album Stay and has opened for larger acts including Philippa Hanna one of the biggest names in UK Gospel.
As an Ambassador for Compassion a Charity that empowers children to overcome poverty; Ade's goal is to use music to inspire, to challenge and to speak up for those without a voice. All profits from music and performances go to Compassion UK.