The Shufflemen is a local band performing originals and covers of blues and other hues. Originally formed as MGT a three-piece outfit, the introduction of a fourth member cemented the feel and groove. With a new vigour and a slight change in direction the band decided it was time to re-name the outfit The Shufflemen.
Scott Cook (www.scottcook.net) has been living out of a van or a backpack for the last eleven years, touring almost incessantly across Canada, the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and elsewhere, and distilling his experiences into straight-talking, keenly observant verse.
All the way from Co. Clare, Ireland, the prodigiously gifted Susan O’Neill’s soulful & husky-voiced performances are truly something to behold. Using guitar, harmonica, trumpet and a loop pedal, Susan delivers a timeless and powerful blend of the old & new. Her inspirational fusion of soulful Irish folk & her own acclaimed original material makes for an entertaining & enchanting musical experience.
Acclaimed singer songwriter and unique Australian performer William Crighton embarks on his first headline solo tour throughout April and May 2019. He will be be joined by UK artist ‘Beans on Toast’ who is a leading torch in the new wave of UK folk artists. The pair met whilst playing at ‘Boomtown’ in the UK in 2018.
Irish Mythen was born in Ireland and now resides in Charlottetown Prince Edward Island Canada.
Her latest release, the self-titled Irish Mythen, gained her recognition around the globe with nominations and wins coming from Music PEI, East Coast Music Association, Folk Alliance International and SOCAN.
Louey Howell & FUNKATU An eclectic Fusion of Funk, Reggae, Soul, Ska & Hip-hop. Led by the drummer on didge & vocals with funky bass & wicked uninhibited guitar this high energy band perform original songs about life, love, community & good times. Our intention is to create awareness & spread good vibes while creating music that makes people want to dance.
Áine Tyrrell's second album, Return To The Sea, is due for release in January 2019. Ahead of it's release, Áine and her band are playing a few "exclusive listening rooms" to launch the singles from the album: "In This House" (already out) and "Row Back The Levy" (released on 8th NOV).
SUNRAY' Single Launch Tour The Sunshine Coast’s award winning ‘Band of Frequencies’ combine their love for the ocean, family and adventure with a multifarious musical career that encompasses surf film soundtracks, ocean conservation campaigns, collaborations with respected artists and performing at a myriad of festivals, events and venues around the globe.
“Diana Anaid is a singer with a dynamic, energetic and emotional voice. She has the power to genuinely reach out to the listeners with her poignant delivery and timeless lyrics, and she is always passionate about creating beautiful music with a deeper meaning and a unique lyrical approach " thebandcampdiaries Review 2018
Hat Fitz and Cara can in no way be mistaken for a dainty duo. They are festival favourites throughout Canada, Australia, Europe, and the UK and it has been said they pack more energy into one song than most have in an entire career. A unique combination of hill-style Gospel blues with old timey flavourings and stripped down to just voices, guitar and vintage drums, Hat Fitz & Cara embellish impeccable rootsy originals with soulful vocals reminiscent of a time once forgotten.
Much of the country was oblivious to the career Nathan Cavaleri lead beyond prime time Australia. By age 12, he found himself the centre of a bidding war between the labels of Michael Jackson, Prince and Madonna. By age 16, he’d toured with B.B. King as his guest, and played at the Kennedy Centre in front of The Clintons with Etta James and Bonnie Raitt. All after winning his battle with Leukaemia. Whether it was signing a CD for Jimmy Page, jamming with Dire Straits Mark Knopfler or being called “The Bomb” by Dr Dre, Nathan viewed the world just as any kid would, with childish naivety.
Daryl James’ passionate live performances evoke everything from introverted retrospection to wild untamed dance-floors. With an earthy blend of pure acoustic and gritty overdriven guitars he plays with innovative tunings, intricate finger-picking and body percussion, to all out driving blues/rock riffs and soaring solos.