Jonna

About Jonna

Talent der Lage Landen

Jonna (aka Laura Vanden Heede) won the singing contest "Talent der Lage Landen". Shortly after, with the help of a professional mentor, she began working on original material. Her song Too Bad For Me can be heard in the 2013 film "Crimi Clowns The Movie".

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Attention, work in progress! (CD rehearsal) ☺

Development

In 2013, Jonna performed as the opening act for Ibernice MacBean & The Johan Clement Trio at Café Malvine in Heffen, Belgium. Since then she has shared the stage with popular artists such as Jean Bosco Safari, Wanda Joosten, Günther Neefs and Gene Thomas.

Jonna can be found performing at venues such as Lo Pétillante in Ranst, Café Malvine in Heffen, De Hopsack in Antwerp, Theater M in Mechelen and De Hoppzak in Den Haag.
2014 saw Jonna appearing at festivals like Maanrock, Rijmrock and Brugges Festival.

Gigs

In 2015 Jonna released her first full length album “Inner Child.” After the release of the album, she put together a fantastic band consisting of:
Lukas Somers (Guitar), Jered Kerstens (Keyboards), Tijl Piryns (Drums), Benny Van Acker (Bass), Camille Vanlerberghe (backing vocals), Wanda Joosten (backing vocals).

"Inner Child" is available via and also at Vynilla Record Shop in Gent.
You can stream her music on Spotify.

Projecten

Since September 2015, Jonna is a fulltime student at Codarts, The Rotterdam Conservatory, where her focus is on Jazz singing. She is constantly performing and writing new material.