ABOUT FRANKIE SOUTH
Frankie South is a professional guitarist based in London UK, working in theatre productions, recording sessions, and live shows.
Recent theatre work includes being the guitarist in the new Olivier Award winning hip-hop musical ‘SYLVIA’ starring Beverly Knight at The Old Vic Theatre, and playing the Guitar 1 chair on 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 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 shot straight to 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.