The four members of 19-Twenty stand on a stage with a packed audience behind them. The crowed is cheering and excited.

jorja cate

At just 12 years of age, Jorja Cate, a singer-songwriter coming from the scenic Port Fairy, penned her debut original track, Fly, drawing inspiration from the deep bond with her brother. The enchanting tune, recorded at the Moyne Sessions Pop-Up Recording studio in early 2021, marked the beginning of Jorja’s musical journey.

Now 14, Jorja has evolved into a captivating artist with her recent performances at local gems like Port Fairy Winter Weekends, Young Makers Market, and Twilight Market have showcased her versatility, effortlessly blending covers with her soul-stirring original.

The accolades for Jorja’s talent extend beyond local borders, as evidenced by the praise from Universal Music Australia. Their feedback underscores the maturity and beauty of ‘Fly,’ commending Jorja’s global appeal and comparing her vocal stylings to iconic artists like Adele and Celeste.

As she readies herself for upcoming performances at Warrnambool Lake Pertobe Summer Night Markets and Crossley’s 15 Minutes of Fame in January and February, respectively, Jorja is also crafting a new composition for a debut at the esteemed Port Fairy Folk Festival in March.

Jorja’s journey is not just about melody; it’s about growth, exploration, and a natural love for the art that she’s possessed since the days she first began to talk. Keep an ear out for this rising star, for the world is indeed Jorja’s musical oyster!