Born and raised in Ireland, Sarah began writing songs at the age of 12. At 14 years old she represented her country Ireland in a song contest in Europe. Her father is a blues musician from India who inspired her with his musical influence and at the age of 18 Sarah moved to Spain where she performed regularly in bars and nightclubs in the family band. She was discovered and brought to Miami by Jon Secada and was taken under his wing, co writing and being produced by grammy award winning producer Tim Mitchell. In 2009 Sarah was part of Shakira's promo tour singing background vocals and playing guitar and banjo. She also opened with her band for Smashmouth and Jason Mraz at the Sunfest Festival and she sang with Carole King, Gloria Estefan, Queen Latifah, Ricky Martin and other artists at the Estefan's Charity event "The Power of Love Gala" in Las Vegas.
Sarah's first Independent CD "One for two" was released in 2012 and her EP "Dream" was released in 2013.
In 2014 she started writing, producing and recording her last album while she continued playing in the Miami music scene. Her third studio album is called "AGAIN" The album’s first single, “Silly Little Love Songs” was described by British music critic Paul Reynolds as “… a positively euphoric experience. That chorus is just delightful, sparkling like sunshine dancing off the lake on a bright summer day…”
In 2016 Sarah promoted her new single “Miss You” performing in New York, Paris and Lisbon.
Sarah recently performed background vocals and guitar on stage with Luis Fonsi while he promoted his smash hit song "Despacito"
Sarah is currently writing and in the studio with her band for her fifth Album "Brave" to be released in 2017. Her music brings her around the world but you can currently find her at the famous Faena on South Beach where she has a residency twice a month.
All three of Sarah Packiam’s Albums are available on Itunes, Amazon, Spotify, Pandora and the usual virtual stores.