Sallay-Matu Garnett is an Irish-Sierra Leonean singer-songwriter who performs and records under the name Loah.
With her unique blend of Afro-soul, she released her debut EP This Heart in 2017 followed by an entire EP of remixes in 2018. She has toured in Ireland, the UK, Sierra Leone and the USA and has held major slots at festivals including Electric Picnic, Body & Soul, Longitude, Cork Jazz Festival, Sounds from a Safe Harbour, the Dublin Fringe Festival, Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris and SXSW. This year she will release a number of musical collaborations with Irish producers, starting with “Buffer Fly” produced by Fehdah which dropped on April 19th. She will also star as Mary Magdalene in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s iconic Jesus Christ Superstar at the Barbican, London this summer.