Nicola McGuire is an accomplished vocalist living in Galway city.Nicola has been singing and performing from a very young age. Nicola is well know and sought after in the Wedding Industry for Church and Civil Wedding Music and with her Wedding Band 'The Cosmonauts'.
Nicola performed with the Black Magic Big Band for 4 years before forming her own Jazz ensemble. Nicola toured as the only vocalist with famous Irish dance show "Dance of Desire" visiting major cities in America and had a residency in Dubai.
In March 2011 Nicola toured The USA with Irish show 'Women Of Ireland'. The show featured the best in Female Irish talent and also featured Frankie Gavin and De Dannan.
Nicola joined The Women of Ireland again in March 2012 for a tour of the east coast of America.
Nicola attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA for Vocal Performance, she has featured on City Channels programme "Spotlight" as a well known singer from Galway. Nicola has recorded backing vocals for many Irish recording artists. Most recently she has recorded backing vocals on two of Mike Denvers best selling albums. Nicola appeared on The Late Late Show with Mike Denver in January 2013 .
Nicola also features on the album 'Robert Mizell's songs of Garth Brooks'. Nicola performed backing vocals for her close friend Lucia Evans for her Irish tour and her concert at the Volvo Ocean Race 2009. Nicola has voiced many radio adds and has hosted "Miss Galway" competition "Mr. Galway" Competition and also "Coyote Factor" singing competition. She has appeared as guest judge in "Weststar" sing competition.
Nicola is highly sought after for church and civil weddings. She travels throughout the country performing at wedding ceremonies during the day and with The Cosmonauts by night. Nicola's Jazz trio also perform for pre wedding reception.
Nicola was Nominated in the Claregalway Hotel's I Do Wedding Service Awards. The wedding team at The Claregalway Hotel has witnessed the hard work and dedication that is demanded of wedding service suppliers over the past 7 years. The behind the scenes efforts that are exerted by professionals in the industry often go unnoticed. The ‘I Do’ Wedding Service Awards will give the very best in the industry the recognition that they deserve.
I am delighted to announce that I am the Winner of the Weddings Online Awards 'Church Singer of the Year' 2014
Nicola is delighted to have been once again shortlisted in the 2013 Weddings Online Supplier Awards "Church singer of The Year" She has reached the top 4 in Ireland.
Delighted to be in the top 5 Church singers in Ireland for 2013