Dora Gola is a singer-songwriter and dancer based in Limerick, Ireland. Her soulful sound and passionate songwriting style successfully blends the styles of pop, jazz and indie. Through her sensuality of a dancer and strong embodiment of the music, Dora creates an intimate and personal relationship with the audience during her performances.
In 2016, Dora has realised her debut music video to the song “I’m Not”, which was successfully launched at the Richard Harris International Film Festival, followed by screening at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017. She has also choreographed and co-produced an unofficial music video for famous music group in Poland – LemON with an acknowledgment from the founder and singer of the band Igor Herbut.
Dora graduated with first class honours degree from the BA in Voice & Dance (Limerick) and MA in Music Performance (Cork). She also completed 6 months course in Kinesiology (Dance major) at the California State University Northridge in Los Angeles. Dora continues her work in music, holding true to her sound and vision as an independent artist and she’s ready to debut with her new material and realise an EP with one of the top musicians and producers in Ireland – Dave Keary (Van Morrison) which will feature Paul Moore on bass (Musical Director of Riverdance and former basist for Van Morrison)
Dora headlined the famous venue at Dolans Upstairs in Limerick (Venue of the Year 2017) and new and upcoming venue: Pharmacia. She successfully performed at the Awards Gala Night of the Richard Harris International Film Festival winning the Style Award 2017. You might also recognize Dora as one of the touring singers at the Crooning at Christmas with Liam O’Brian. Dora also performed as the main act of the Great Orchestra of the Christmas Charity event in Limerick which is on of the biggest charity event in the world run in Poland for the last 26 years helping raising over 10 thousand euro at the local collection.