Ruth Trimble is a well-renowned singer songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and has been a regular on the musical scene in her home country since 2010. Working alongside other big names, she
has performed across the US, UK and Europe and has requests for more international destinations coming in.
As a multi-instrumentalist with an appreciation for many musical genres, she has completed several tours with twice grammy-nominated singer songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman, opening her shows as well as playing in her band. In 2012, Ruth completed an intense '50 states in 50 days' tour of the US with singer Kevin Montgomery, gathering many new fans of her music along the way.
Having taken a break from her professional career as a pharmacist, Ruth has had the time to focus on her song writing and has released two albums - her 2012 debut 'Things I want to Say', and her 2013 Christmas release ‘Each Christmas Till Then’. Both albums have had extensive radio airplay across the UK and Ireland, recently finding their way on to Bob Harris’s playlists at BBC Radio 2!
Ruth's style is unique and her songs are heart-felt. She pours emotion into her music and her productions complement that beautifully.
In between focusing on her own music, she has been able to share her skills as engineer, mixer and producer with other musicians at her home studio ‘Chicken Shed Studio’. This keeps her busy doing what she loves – immersed in music! Amongst other projects, Chicken Shed Studio has most recently been used in the recording of Beth Nielsen Chapman’s album ‘Uncovered’ and Robin Mark’s ‘Liberation Praise’.
Ruth is passionate about her music and loves performing to a live audience where she gets to impart her lively personality, great sense of humour and love for life! She always has a story to tell!
Alongside being a regular touring band member with Beth Nielsen Chapman and Kimmie Rhodes, Ruth is currently focussing her creative attention on her third studio album. One to watch, there are bound to be many exciting things around the corner for her.
Quotes about Ruth's music:
"A gorgeous collection of beautiful songs, like a string of pearls"
Beth Nielsen Chapman, singer songwriter
"beautiful chord progressions"
Beverley Craven, singer songwriter
"Ruth Trimble writes and plays beautiful, melodic, lyrical, bittersweet songs where tune and words are each given their place as partners in song"
Cherrie McIlwaine, BBC Radio Ulster
Paddy MacDee, BBC Newcastle