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Alana Springsteen @ Longroad Festival Main Stage

Frankie South is a professional guitarist based in London UK, working in theatre, live shows and home recording.

Frankie is currently Guitar 1 in West End production of the 4 X Tony Award winning show; MJ The Musical. Other recent theatre work includes guitar for Olivier Award winning hip-hop musical ‘SYLVIA’ starring Beverly Knight at The Old Vic Theatre, and the German production of ‘We Will Rock You’ touring across Europe.

Prior to this, Frankie was the original guitarist for the UK Tour production of 'Six the Musical' as a result of depping on the West End production, and has being the guitarist for shorter-running shows; '42 Balloons' (West End), and 'Ride the Musical' (Charing Cross Theatre).

Other depping credits include guitar for 'Rock of Ages' and 'The Cher Show' (UK Tours) and 'Glory Ride' (Charing Cross Theatre). 

Aside from theatre, Frankie has played guitar for a number of bands and artists, including Cat Burns (New Balance Launch event @ Versa Studios), Alana Springsteen (Main Stage @ The Long Road Festival 2023), Remember Monday (Rainbow Stage @ BST Festival Hyde Park 2023, sold out headline shows @ Lafayette and Omeara, and more), and Gina Larner (Simply Red support @ Coca Cola Arena, Scouting For Girls support @ Boisdales, UK headline tour and more).

As well as being part of live shows, Frankie recorded acoustic and electric guitars for

Vicki Manser and producer Tim Prottey-Jones, for Vicki’s 2022 album release; Playtime’s Over X. This reached number 1 in the UK Country Charts, and number 45 in the main UK charts.


Brighton is where Frankie has an abundance of experience playing in well known venues. Prior to completing her studies, she has worked with many bands and artists honing her technical skills in a variety of styles and genres. Being involved in multiple projects has enhanced her awareness as a guitarist and a musician. Having performed in studios, gig venues, large theatres across the UK and Europe, and taking part in multiple songwriter workshops, Frankie can adapt her playing to a variety of scenarios and environments.

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