19-year-old Sophie Mashlan is still a fresh face in the New Zealand folk scene but has been rapidly gaining attention for her enchanting performances and evocative songs. Primarily taking influence from the folk genre, she is forging her own sound, with a mixture of elements from pop, country and alternative. Sophie is an avid performer, opening for major artists including Vance Joy, Graham Candy and Joshua Radin. At just 17 years old she singlehandedly organised her own national tour and has since featured in festivals such as the Auckland Folk Festival. She is starting to receive media coverage of her music and has been featured on TV1’s Seven Sharp, as well as being interviewed on Radio New Zealand. Sophie’s debut album is set to be released in early 2019.