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Aussie indie folk & blues artist, "Melbourne's Best Busker" available for parties, concerts, originals and cover gigs, lessons & recording!
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform while walking around a venue
I own a PA system
Folk, Folk rock, Country, Acoustic, Covers, Indie, Easy listening, Originals, Blues, Australian music
Guitar, Piano, Composer, Singer, Harmonica
Concert, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Instrumental teaching, Composition teaching
Rolling in the Deep Adele
Someone Like You Adele
Don't Wanna Miss A Thing Aerosmith
Ironic Alanis Morissette
Oughta Know Alanis Morissette
Hand in my Pocket Alanis Morissette
Little Plastic Castle Ani Difranco
Sway Bic Runga
Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers
Piano Man Billy Joel
Knocking on Heavens Door Bob Dylan
Time after Time Cindy Lauper
Bow River Cold Chisel
Flame Trees Cold Chisel
Four Walls Cold Chisel
Khe Sanh Cold Chisel
My Baby Cold Chisel
When the War is over Cold Chisel
The Scientist Coldplay
Bad Moon Rising Credence Clearwater
Better Be Home Soon Crowded House
Don't Dream It's over Crowded House
Cannonball Damien Rice
Caledonia Dougie Maclean
Tiny Dancer Elton John
Blue Suede Shoes Elvis
Hound Dog Elvis
Dreams Fleetwood Mac
Landslide Fleetwood Mac
Iris Goo Goo Dolls
Slide Goo Goo Dolls
Time of Your Life Greenday
Holy Grail Hunters & collectors
Throw Your Arms Around Me Hunters & collectors
Goodbye my Lover James Blunt
You're Beautiful James Blunt
I’m Yours Jason Mraz
Lifting me Higher Jimmy Barnes
Imagine John Lenon
Slow Dancing in a Burning Room John Mayer
Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell
A Case of You Joni Mitchell
The Captain Kasey Chambers
The Last Day on Earth Kate Miller-Heidke
Caught in the Crowd Kate Miller-Heidke
Heal Over KT Tunstall
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
Even When I’m Sleeping Leonardos Bride
This Love Maroon 5
3am Matchbox 20
Push Matchbox 20
Billie Jean Michael Jackson
Scar Missy Higgins
Sound of White Missy Higgins
What About Me Moving Pictures
Turn Me On Norah Jones
Champagne Supernova Oasis
My Happiness Powderfinger
Under the Bridge Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Angel Sarah McLachlan
To the Moon and Back Savage Garden
Strong Enough Sheryl Crow
Straight Lines Silverchair
Someday Someday Thirsty Merc
Free Falling Tom Petty
Baby Can I Hold You Tracy Chapman
Fast Car Tracy Chapman
Gimme One Reason Tracy Chapman
Drops of Jupiter Train
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison
Moondance Van Morrison
London Still Waifs
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I will always try to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Yes. I can hook up an ipod to my PA system, supplying background music between breaks to keep the ambience going. If you have a smart phone, depending on the connection, I may also be able to set up your playlist.
How much time do you need to set up?
I usually set up about 1 hour before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
My set lists is crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to for the room, the guests, and the event. However, I'm definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes, absolutely. I bring my own instruments, PA/sound equipment, and ipod for background music.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £50 for this service to take into account rehearsal times, etc.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Clients love that I tailor my music to suit the event. Whether it's a concert, background music, upbeat, or downbeat, I try my best to read the vibe and create a great atmosphere. I particularly love story telling
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Since 2008 I have performed in festivals, concerts, private parties, corporate events, pubs, clubs, house concerts, village halls & backyard parties. I have toured internationally including Canada, Australia & Ireland. In the UK I have performed at the Troubadour - London, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, King Tutts - Glasgow, String Jam Club - Selkirk, etc.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
I particularly enjoy the music of Tracy Chapman, Fleetwood Mac, Joni Mitchell, The Waifs,
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
In 2008 I sang at the opening for the Melbourne Marathon, Australia, with an audience of over 8000 people. Wow!
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£125|
|Up to 1 hour||£200|
|Up to 2 hours||£270|
|Up to 3 hours||£350|
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