Jenny Mitchell


“Alt folk-country” is how Jenny Mitchell describes her sound. With a rich, husky voice and extensive songwriting and touring experience, her musical journey has taken her from performing more traditional country to incorporating more alternative, folk and rock influences into her sound.

Growing up in Gore, New Zealand’s country music capital, Mitchell’s upbringing was steeped in the genre. Music commonly played in the house where she grew up included The Dixie Chicks (now known as The Chicks), Johnny Cash, George Strait and Slim Dusty. Her father, Ron Mitchell, is also a singer/songwriter who has released his own country album, and her younger twin sisters, Nicola and Maegan, also sing. Jenny grew up attending the New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards, which take place annually in Gore, and has been singing in public since the age of four.

Jenny Mitchell, Tamworth Country Music Festival opening concert, 2013.
Jenny Mitchell - Tug of War CD
Darlin' - Jenny Mitchell & Band live at the Little Theatre (2016)
Jenny Mitchell, opening act for Hollie Smith, 2017.
Jenny Mitchell - Trouble Finds a Girl ft. Tami Neilson
Jenny Mitchell - Tug of War (2022)
Jenny Mitchell - Wildfires (2018)
Jenny Mitchell, overall winner, Gore Gold Guitar Awards 2017.
Jenny, Maegan & Nicola Mitchell - Travelling Bones (Live)
Jenny and Ron Mitchell - This Guitar
Jenny Mitchell - Make Peace with Time (2022)
Jenny Mitchell at Auckland Town Hall with her sisters Maegan and Nicola Mitchell, opening for Nadia Reid.
Jenny Mitchell performing a house concert in Sweden.
Jenny Mitchell perfroming with her sisters and her dad Ron Mitchell.
Jenny Mitchell at her first Radio New Zealand live to air performance, pictured with bandmate and long term friend Mike Hood. 
Jenny Mitchell & Band - Tug of War | Live at Loho (2022)
Gold Guitar winner 2017 Jenny Mitchell
Jenny Mitchell - Somehow (2022)
Jenny Mitchell & Band - Snakes in the Grass | Live at Loho (2022)
Jenny Mitchell's 2015 album The Old Oak with cover art by her uncle, Jeff Mitchell.
Jenny Mitchell on New Zealand's Got Talent.
Jenny Mitchell & The Mitchell Twins - The Bush & the Birds (2022)
Little Patch of Heaven, Jenny Mitchell - Gold Guitars 2014
Jenny Mitchell's grandparents Grace and Bruce Mitchell in their NZ's Got Talent T-shirts.
Jenny Mitchell - If You Were a Bird (2022)
Jenny Mitchell, Gold Guitar winner 2017, with her father Ron Mitchell.
Jenny, Maegan & Nicola Mitchell - So Far (Live)
Jenny Mitchell co-writing at APRA Songhubs.
Jenny Mitchell with her father Ron Mitchell.
Jenny Mitchell - Lucy (2022)
Baby Jenny Mitchell with Australian country music legend Slim Dusty.
Jenny Mitchell - The Old Oak (Good Morning, 2015)

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