Emergency Tiara is the New York based artist you need to get to know. Fronted by Juri, the lead singer, queen, curator and ringleader extraordinaire to the Emergency Tiara kingdom. In Juri’s kingdom, everyone can feel like royalty in an instant - through her unique and intriguing pop sounds, ranging from sultry soul to rampaging swing anthems - taking in everything from French noir to J-Pop in between.
Juri was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. Classically trained in voice and piano, Juri is driven by the power of music to uplift audiences, having developed her love of singing through early performances with the likes of leading performers including: Japanese classical vocalist, Ken Nishikiori, on La Damnation de Faust, conducted by Seiji Ozawa (now musical director of Vienna State Opera).
Juri has worked with artists and industry icons such as Tata Vega, Raheem DeVaughn, Bootsy Collins, Dontae Winslow and Valerie Simpson.
Emergency Tiara has performed most recently in 2019 at SXSW and Primavera Sound Festival and was the support act for Belinda Carlisle’s UK tour in the fall.