2017 FOLK ALLIANCE AUSTRALIA YOUNG ARTIST OF THE YEAR
2017 ROS HALES AWARD FOR WOMEN IN MUSIC
“Monique takes her years of music training and her brilliantly quick and creative mind and delivers a performance that is stunning to fans of any music genre. Her songs are intimate and soaring – both sonically and lyrically, and her stage presence is pure joy”.
– Matt Smith, Folk Alliance International president
“Monique brings courage and a zeal for life together in her music – she’s a joy to hear”.
– Punch Brothers bassist, Paul Kowert
“Monique Clare captivated her audience at The Black Malabar with her raw talent and inescapably honest songwriting that flowed throughout her set… A wonderful performance that we all really enjoyed.”
-Zac Perrington, The Black Malabar
“The closeness of soloist Monique Clare’s voice and cello fosters an inviting warmth to her upending of folk traditions. Once you’re in… it opens up to be something quite special”.
-Nick Rodwell, 4ZZZ