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Quenel Mott - Live Music

Landing his first gig as the guitarist for the very popular covers act Gung Ho, Quenel has played venues all over south East QLD.

During his time performing with Gung Ho, Quenel would constantly challenge the conventions of pub music with his unique styles and interpretations of modern songs which have acclaimed great attention. 

"There is no doubt that Quenel is leading the way, influencing a new sound for venues everywhere and has introduced a new age in pub and venue music, setting a new expectation for cover artists."

The Story Bridge Hotel
Brisbane

 

“we recently had Quenel playing at our wedding day – he was the perfect choice for us!  Quenel played a variety of music, suiting the group of people we had.  Quenel was able to change his music as the crowd responded by dancing and kept the party going.  Quenel was personable and made our day very enjoyable.  Thanks for an excellent job”

Lisa Turner 
Mainfreight Air & Ocean - Export Development Manager 
Brisbane

"Good morning Treva,
I just wanted to let you know that Quenel was fantastic!!  I absolutely loved him, he is a great musician and we were all happy with his work.  He worked in so well with us, there was no issues at all.  I hope he enjoyed his night too…. Thank you for recommending him to me and I certainly highly recommend him to anyone looking for an artist.
Regards"

Toni Thomson
Mort & Co Ltd

 

Also available as corporate duo - The Hired or band The Firing Squad

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April-Main-Pic_bw_1.jpgApril Constitino - Live Music

April is an acoustic guitarist/singer based in South East QLD, Toowoomba.  Currently playing solo, and duo gigs with musician Dean Fraser Young.

April has been playing guitar since 15. She mostly plays cover songs ranging from contemporary popular styles by artists such as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, John Mayer, Maroon 5, Brooke Fraser, Rihanna, Adele to name a few. 

April also enjoys performing old classic hits by Cold Chisel, Mark Seymour, Take That, James Taylor, Crowded House etc. 

Available for Weddings and Corporate Events

 

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Andrzej Fenner - Live Music

Whether it’s Sunday afternoon and you’re looking to have a few drinks with your mates or it’s Friday night and you want to forget about your work week Andrzej Fenner has got you covered.  

Andrzej has been playing his guitar and singing since he was 8 years old and is always looking to perform quality over quantity. He has a great vocal range that allows him to play a wide variety of music. This means that he has something for everyone, doesn’tmatter if you’re 20 or 70.

So if you are looking to book one of the best quality musicians/entertainers around for your next event Andrzej Fenner should be your number one choice.

"Morning Treva,
Just an email to praise the entertainment provided.
Andrzej is one awesome guy. He absolutely nailed his sets and everyone enjoyed themselves immensely !
Please pass on our thanks to Andrzej and thank you also for organising him to be here.
Will definitely recommend Queensland Entertainment to anyone holding an Event. Thanks again.

Angela Haitsma
CPB Contractors - Site Administrator

Hi Treva & Andrzej,
Just wanted to send a quick email to say thank you to Andrzej & the band for playing at our wedding. They were awesome and a lot of people have said to me they loved the band. So thank you Andrzej for your last minute improvising, amazing voice and for getting people in the mood to party. 
If we are ever in the market for another live band, I know who I'll be contacting :)

And thanks Treva for your assistance in organizing the entertainment over the past few months, you made it very easy during a very busy time.

Elisha

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Andrew Campbell - Live Music

Andrew Campbell is a Brisbane based covers soloist who's been playing all over South East Queensland for the past ten years.

Equally at home pumping out rock songs in a bar or performing jazzy fingerstyle guitar arrangements on a Sunday afternoon, Andrew is a versatile artist with a huge song list who can adapt easily to most venues.

You'll think you're hearing a duo when Andrew uses his looping pedal to layer multiple guitar parts at once.  A clever trick to make one man and his guitar sound like much more.

Treva
Andrew was wonderful and performed above our expectations, everyone at the reception thought he was great.

Col McBean
Father of the bride

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Treva Scobie - Live Music

A solid acoustic interpretations of rock songs and a well rounded vocal range, to be an all-in-one entertainment package.

His musical journey has given him the opportunity to support or performing alongside many Australian recording artists and musicians.

Treva Scobie also invests his time, knowlege and energy in many ways to strengthen the live music industry. Treva's support and comittment to venues, clients and other performers has been the key to his success.

“You can always rely on Treva to deliver. If there’s 1 person in the bar or 200 he will give 100%. It is hard to believe that he has the time to perform as much as he does and manage as many acts as he does, which is a testament to the professionalism of his whole set up. I always enjoy Treva’s sets and catching up for a chat before, during, and after.”

Marco La Shiazza
The Crown Hotel Group, QLD

 

"We had Treva Scobie at 2 of our 21st parties and a wedding, he is amazing ! He won't disappoint !"
Ashleigh Knox (on local social network search for entertainer) 

"Hi Treva 
I just wanted to say a huge thank you for Monday night. The Geon team were really happy and so was I."
Danielle Boyle
Director of Image Marketing, QLD

Our musician ****, was sick and had to cancel two weeks out from the wedding. As the agent for ****, Treva stepped up to the plate and was absolutely incredible on such short notice. Thank you for everything, Treva !
Sam and Tom
Bride & Groom

 

Also available as duo (The Dynamic Duo or The Hired) and as a band (Gung Ho or The Firing Squad)

 

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Melanie Mac - Live Music

With her guitar in hand, Melanie takes her acoustic lounge style pop and soft easy listening music accross the South East of QLD.

Mel gathers inspiration in her music style from many modern artists, including Ed Sheeran and John Mayer.
Learning the guitar at a young age Mel also took the initiative to enrol in the Vocal Adrenaline Performing Arts, broadening her musical knowledge and experiences.

Melanie Mac has begun to become a popular choice within the corporate and promotional entertainment industry and is well suited for events and venues that require soft background music or a cheerful, relaxed atmosphere.

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Nyssa Ray - Live Music

Don’t let Nyssa Ray’s petite stature and cute ringlets fool you. This girl’s voice has a power you don’t want to miss.

Her unique blend of dreamy vocals on laid-back guitar with solid percussion will take you on a moving journey in every song.
Influenced by the likes of Melissa Etheridge, John Mayer, Tina Arena and Alannah Myles, Nyssa’s voice is a melodic “yellow brick road” that demands following.

This year is full of promise for her fans who want to take Nyssa home after seeing her live: her debut album is currently in production and due for release before the end of the year.Inspiration for this album has been found behind doors of emotion, in hidey-holes of pain, and sitting in the arms of love.

Live or recorded, you’ll be captivated by the narrative of authenticity flowing through her performance and unable to refuse the unspoken invitation to share in life’s curiosities as experienced through Nyssa’s musical eyes.

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Kim Sheehy - Live Music

Twenty Five year old Kim Sheehy is a singer songwriter based in sunny Queensland.

Not one to do things conventionally, she pushes the boundaries creating a sound that falls comfortably within the folk/pop genre with a touch of jazz, blues, country and rock. Her songs seamlessly cross from exploding angst driven vocals to tender and optimistic melodies, however, whatever Kim sings, be it her own composition or someone else's; its the voice that will stop you in your tracks.

Before Kim’s appearance on the hit TV show “The Voice – Australia”, she had been providing entertainment in every which way you could for around 15 years. In cafes, pubs, clubs, hotels, resorts and corporate events. She is a skilled multi instrumentalist and vocalist in her own right; she graduated from Griffith University’s Bachelor of Popular Music and now performs covers for all ages and events. No matter the function, no matter the song, Kim Sheehy can deliver a professional and diversely entertaining show.

Also available as a duo or trio.

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Brian Carlon - Live Music

Born on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, entertainment was in Brian’s blood with a father who had been in the industry most of his life. 

Brian knew from an early age that music was what he wanted to do with his life and worked hard to learn as much about the industry as he could.Brian has a multitude of talents, playing guitar and piano  as well as an amazing vocal talent.
His music spans the decades from 
the 60’s to today’s hits.  His music can be anything from laid back relaxed to rock and roll dance tunes. He has been entertaining patrons at venues all over Australia for the past thirteen years as well as gigs overseas in Malaysia. 

Brian is available as a solo entertainer, duo, trio or 
with his band. 

"Treva,
Just to let you know that Brian and his mate Tony did a great job at my party.
Thanks for helping to point me in the right direction - it worked out 
spot on!
Thanks again."

Andrew Buckley

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Nathan Walmsley - Live Music

Nathan Walmsley is establishing himself as one of Southern Queensland’s most sought after acoustic soloists.

Nathan has been a professional musician for over 15 years and has performed consistently in various live entertainment venues, corporate and private events and music festivals.
Nathan embraces a naturally live acoustic sound and with his vocals, guitar and stomp box, he can cater to any environment from relaxed cafés to full blown festivals.
Nathan’s professional approach and many years of entertainment will guarantee an enjoyable encounter for every live music lover.

With a repertoire ranging from pop and rock to country, his influences include Coldplay, John Butler, Bryan Adams, The Eagles, Keith Urban and Ed Sheeran to name a few.

Also available as a duo or trio

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Drew Wilson - Live Music

With 2 albums and 2 EP releases under his belt, singer/songwriter Drew Wilson has decided to put the original journey on hold and go back to where it all began; playing the songs that made him want to perform in the first place.

Putting his own spin on and reworking classic songs from the 60’s all the way to current chart hits, Drew will have you reminiscing and falling in love with the songs all over again.

Whether it’s solo, duo or band, Drew can entertain for any situation and has been a hit during his residencies on Hamilton Island and is well known as a musician to hang around and watch along the esplanades of the Sunshine Coast.

"Perhaps the greatest discovery of the day was a Sunshine Coast musician by the name of Drew Wilson, whose folk-like tunes had many an indy fan gasping."

Sunshine Coast Bulletin

* Also see Drew under "Original Acts"

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1D4 9454Rachel Mac - Live Music

With over nine years of professional local and international live experience, singer/ songwriter, Rachel Mac, is a seasoned and powerful performer whose work as a musician has taken her around the world and back.

Rachel has fronted bands and played as solo pianist/vocalist at many five star Australian venues including a residency at the Sofitel Hotel in Brisbane and performances at the Conrad Treasury and Conrad Jupiters Casino, Novotel Hotel, Stamford Plaza, Sirromet Winery, Dunk Island Resort and various other five star venues. She has performed at various festivals and events in solo, duo and band format.
Internationally, Rachel has been contracted as resident performer, six nights per week, at five star venues including Swisotel, Dalian (China) and Marriott Hotel Shanghai (China). In the studio, Rachel has often undertakes vocal sessions for well-known Brisbane producers.

Her debut EP was released in Australia in 2007 and full length album is due for release in 2010.

“Rachel’s performance was consistently of the highest quality... her vocal ability is exceptional as recognised through our frequent client comments”

Lloyd Donaldson
General Manager - Swissotel Dalian, China

 

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Jason Fichera - Live Music

This dynamic acoustic pop/rock artist is gaining in popularity by crafting intimate stories through his unique style and interpretation of well known and classic songs.

Armed with a voice that soaks through the listener, Jase continues to build a solid reputation bringing a modern day class to any entertainment function. During his 15years experience, Jase has shared the stage in support of some of Australia’s leading music acts such as Daryl Braithwaite, Shannon Noll, Tim Freedman (The Whitlams), Ash Grunwald, Christine Anu, Glenn Shorrock (Little River Band), Mia Dyson and Small Mercies just to name a few.

The Australian singer-songwriter has performed all over the world in numerous countries and cities from America, UK, and Europe. Last year Jase was hand selected to perform a special function for the Queen’s Royal Guard in London. Jase will bring a unique style and ambience that is professional and engaging to set the right mood and provide an unforgettable experience to patrons.

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Greg Josephson - Live Music

Experienced, versatile singer/musician.

Renowned as a world class Jazz and Soul crooner, Greg can easily accommodate & appeal to a huge range of ages and musical tastes (subject to audience demand and playfulness)

For example, He can:  Swoon your Mum with a Lionel Richie or Marvin Gaye tune, then impress a dad with a Beatles, Bill Withers or a Lenny Kravits tune , then impress your 12 yro daughter with a Taylor Swift or Adele (even Beiber: that costs extra!!) , then impress your Nan with a Sinatra or Platters,  Impress the pub crowd with a Chisel tune, the Hipsters with Jeff Buckley or Bob Marley, the Teen boys with Bruno Mars, the 23 yro ladies with Ed Sheeran or John Legend,  all whilst still impressing the discerning Jazz crew with delicious Bossa Nova (in Portuguese) or  sophisticated George Benson, Michael Buble or Vince Jones numbers..    

Though predominantly a soloist, Greg can also offer a duo &  jazz band. 

Perfect for weddings or corporate events.

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Kent Tonscheck - Live Music

Kent has performed as a featured vocalist for Queensland’s Creative Generation on Channel 10 television Australia.

He’s continued on, performing in main street events and at Basketball halftime shows in Toowoomba, all awhile playing regular gigs at a number of other events and venues, such as Sideshow Alley Main Stage during The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2014 and Open Day for Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, as he completed his Bachelor of Creative Arts. 2015 saw Kent playing Easterfest and First Coat Festivals while performing regular live radio gigs.

In December 2014, Kent attended the Applause Rising Talent Showcase in Florida, USA as one of 37 from across Australia & New Zealand to present his skills in Singing and Modelling. He impressed a lot of agencies attaining a massive 5 callbacks and winning runner-up Solo Vocalist overall.

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Dean Fraser Young - Live Music

Dean has been playing guitar since 1985 and has a range of modern and vintage guitars in his tool kit.

Playing in bands, duos and solo with haunts stretching from as far as Tasmania to Memphis, Tennessee, styles lean towards older pop tunes from the 60's - 90's, country/rock and few of the new favourites, adding his own laid back acoustic flavour.

Dean loves to play afternoon sessions at your local, intimate background music at your cafe, special function dinners, or your milestone birthday celebrations in your back yard.

Dean delivers the whole package, with a small setup footprint, high quality equipment and sound and the utmost professionalism.

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Jake Davey - Live Music

When you have a passion for something, it becomes you.

For Jake Davey, music isn’t just a hobby. He may be a singer, song-writer, producer and performer, but for Jake, music isn’t just what he does – it’s who he is.
Jake’s fate was sealed the moment his father placed a guitar in his hands when he was six years old. He’s rarely had it out of his hands since. He began writing songs at age 12, and by the time he’d reached his mid-teens, Jake was being booked for shows frequently.

Jake is now a regular performer in restaurants, clubs and at festivals on the east coast of Australia. His modern, acoustic pop/rock style, combined with his contagious enthusiasm for life, has won him fans from all ages – and recognition from within the music industry. In 2013 alone, Jake played over 150 shows , one of the most memorable being chosen as support artist for Aussie legend, "Rick Price". Early 2014 he was chosen as the support act for "Casey Donovan" ( Australian Idol ) In 2014 he supported "Taylor Henderson" (X Factor) and "Jai Waetford" (X Factor) whilst on their regional tour. Jake has taken 2015 head on supporting "Diesel" and most recently his favourite Australian rock  band "Thirsty Merc".
He’s inspired by the likes of Ed Sheeran ,  John Mayer, Pete Murray , Boyce Avenue and Tyler Ward – but when it comes to his own music, Jake is determined to remain true to his style. With a home studio, an assortment of mentors, and a willingness to put in the ‘hard yards’, Jake has resolved to forge his own path when it comes to a music career.

 Jake is proudly endorsed by G7th “The Capo Company”

“I love making things happen,” he says. And with his energy, talent and unapologetic love for what he does, there’s no doubt things will continue to happen for Jake Davey. 

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Nik Conomos - Live Music

Offering Australia's one of a kind entertainment line ups, Nik Conomos specialises in just about anything - weddings, private functions, corporate events and public venues.

Singing DJ

Nik Conomos is the only entertainer known in Australia who sings and Dj's at the same time, so you get the best of both worlds with Djing which keeps the flow constant and the live interaction side with his crazy vocal range so there isn't this stop and start, he keeps mixing into the next song on the fly to keep the party going.

Acoustic Performer

Armed with only a loop station, guitar and just his voice, you would be amazed at the sound he can produce as only just one person.
Perfect for a chill out session or to get people up and dancing, Nik’s versatility makes him a premier vocalist and entertainment based in QLD.
Nik also performs with other amazing male and female vocalists as a duo or the ultimate trio.
With a voice likened to Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake, you’d be amazed and take a second look just to see if it is in fact he who is singing.
With over eight years of full time professional experience and an extremely diverse set of skills, Nik is the one man for the entire show or function.

Also available as a duo or trio

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Hayley Chalmers - Live Music

A versatile singer and guitarist, Hayley’s repertoire includes songs from a vast array of artists including Katy Perry, Lorde, Nirvana, The Beach Boys, Michael Jackson and Bob Dylan.

Her performances are intimate and engaging, evoking comparisons to artists like Angus and Julia Stone, Birdy, and Joni Mitchel.
As well as developing her career as a solo artist, Hayley has worked as a musician in a number of high profile contexts, both in the studio and onstage for artists including Wendy Matthews, Lior, Rick Price, Damien Leith and Mark Sholtez.
In addition, Hayley regularly performs at local events, functions, weddings, cafes, and has performed with the Toowoomba Choral Society and Toowoomba Concert Orchestra. She is currently completing a Bachelor of Creative Arts majoring in contemporary voice at the University of Southern Queensland.

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Emily Marguerite - Live Music

Based on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Emily Marguerite is an experienced, vibrant singer and pianist dedicated to providing quality entertainment across South-East Queensland.

As an accomplished vocalist and seasoned performer, Emily tailors each event to bring an emotive originality to much loved Pop and Contemporary classics.

Specialising in weddings and private events, Emily is a versatile and passionate performer perfect for creating an intimate atmosphere at wedding ceremonies and cocktail style events. With an extensive repertoire list ranging from Adele to John Mayer to Frank Sinatra, she will provide a unique live music experience to make your event an unforgettable one.

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Tony Boyd - Live Music

Acoustic performer Tony Boyd is bound to make an impression for any venue or occasion. 

Performing your favourite songs with his own unique style, Tony provides inspirational lead vocals that will leave you in awe.
Now permanently QLD based, Tony is a versatile professionally trained vocalist with many years experience, including his time in Melbourne playing solo, duo, trio & full band at many public, corporate & event venues. This included 4 years residency at Crown Casino, and various shows for 3 years running at the Australian Open Tennis. 

For the solo acoustic show, a discretely used loop pedal & vocal harmoniser also add to the sound. Do you need chill out songs early, but upbeat material later? No problem! Tony has a large diverse repertoire that caters for any situation. Tony can also MC events and is happy to play appropriate recorded music during breaks.

Additionally, Tony is available to book as the Sunset Bliss duo/trio with Suzie Keenan on vocals & percussion. 

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Rachel Ritzau - Live Music

Warm, diverse female vocals (rootsy, bluesy, rocksy).

Rachel warms up any venue or event with her comprehensive song list and engaging, down-to-earth stage presence.
The Beatles, Led Zepplin, U2 and Allanis Morriette, Ed Sheeran, Vance Joy an tons more; Rachel has the right songs and good vibes for any occasion.

Rachel can also perform as a duo.

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Jay Bishoff - Live Music

American-born songwriter, Jay Bishoff, ran away from home at age 16, hitchhiking to San Francisco with a friend.

He performed in California and up and down the west coast, USA, for several years before eventually immigrating to Australia in 1997. Jay has impacted in Australia, both as a performer, and as a concert organizer on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland.

An avid adventure traveler, Jay recently spent 3 and a half years living and performing on the tropical island of Bali. This worldly songwriter features impacting lyrics that connect deeply with audiences, combined with diverse guitar styles and smart arrangements.

Featuring original compositions and a wide variety of quality covers (from the 60s to today), Jay’s eclectic sound is coloured by: rock, folk, blues & roots, funky rhythms and world music influences. His songs often tell stories – of travel, love and loss, and heart-fuelled dreams. Jay’s performances offer a sense of shared music community: the audience is part of the music, and this performer thrives on spontaneous, living connection.

He still loves to hitchhike – most recently across Europe. Jay says he is no longer ‘running’ – just celebrating life on the open road.

Now he is back on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, and happy for it.

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Mr Baritone - Live Music

Mr Baritone is Matty Bateson with his unique, powerful, diverse & warm vocal tones, & acoustic guitar with loop pedal; performing great covers.

Matty’s full repertoire consists of a wide variety of great cover songs - Top 40, Pop, Rock, Funk, Reggae, Country, Folk, Soul, Old Classics, Gospel, Blues & a hint of Jazz. He has a lower range baritone voice & adapts to songs accordingly.
People often comment on how well he covers Johnny Cash & Eddie Vedder from Pearl Jam.

Even with this powerful lower range, Matty can also sing very softly and through some higher tenor ranges.

Matty has always been great with the audience providing quality entertainment.

Since 2003 Matty has been performing in & managing the well-established Covers Band, Trio & Duo “Punchline”. He is the lead & rhythm guitarist with some lead vocals sharing with lead vocalist Jeunesse Douglas.

With a few years of live solo gig experience in pubs, hotels, restaurants & events; Mr Baritone now performs great old covers & traditional songs at Aged Care Homes, RSLs, Sports Clubs & Community Clubs.

Matty volunteered for almost 2 years at Pres Care Vela Carina, then in June 2017 performed his first Aged Care gig there. This went so well & inspired him to seek more gigs for the elderly there & elsewhere.

Mr Baritone’s MacBook consists of over 20,000 songs to choose from in the breaks if required (or can use Spotify) & he has excellent quality sound gear.

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Mark Bono - Live Music

Since the year 2000, Mark has had a real presence in the Brisbane covers scene performing at everything from chilled out background gigs, to kicked-back afternoon sessions, weddings, engagements and other private parties, right through to the party scenes of the pubs and clubs, and everywhere in between that's keen for a good sing-a-long.

Over the years Mark has developed his act, performing a huge catalogue of songs backed by his acoustic guitar.
Preferring to keep everything live, Mark has never used backing tracks and/or sequencing to fill the space. Instead, he achieves a fat, full sound with the use of some crafty foot controls, which provide a rich mix of vocal harmonies and guitar tones giving the impression that there is more likely a small group performing, rather than just one man.

Also available as a duo "Mark Bono Duo"

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Lucas Melhop - Live Music

Lucas Melhop is a vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from South East Queensland who began performing at the age of 13.

His successes include leading numerous rock bands since 2000 including The Stone Crows, Figure 8, Citizen’s Arrest and currently Black Sheep Family. Since 2014 Lucas has been front man for South East Queensland’s hard rocking, originals trio Konspiracy Killers who have several songs on Spotify and iTunes.

Lucas has built a solid following from performances at an endless list of venues and festivals including The Mitchell Creek and Airlie Beach music festivals as well as supporting Angry Anderson and the Radiators. Lucas' solo act "Lucas On Tour" is a refreshingly authentic unplugged act, which facilitates an atmosphere of fun, friendly revelry.

With a repertoire approaching ridiculous, spanning from James Taylor to Jason Mraz with many "B-Side" tracks mixed in; his act can be tailored to any function, party or venue.

With over 20 years’ experience, Lucas has performed everywhere from street busking in Byron to weddings at the Conrad Hotel.

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Amy Zaghini - Live Music

In 2013 Amy released her debut EP “Mind Reader”.

Overnight, “Mind Reader” made the top 50 on iTunes’ Pop Album Charts, and since, her film clip for single “I was your first” has reached over 10,000 views on YouTube.
Following the release, Amy’s songs have been heard on commercial radio and have also seen success in Triple J’s Unearthed Competition – Amy’s song “Phone Companies” reached number two on the Unearthed Pop chart and 31 overall.

Amy launched her independent debut album “Sweet Out Of Sight” in Townsville, December 2014 and more recently a music video for single “We're Done”.

Amy has performed at a number of Queensland festivals and events including the 2016 Dirt n’ Dust Festival as a guest artist, the Townsville 400, the Townsville Seafood Festival, Magnetic Island Race Week and the 2016 and 2017 Palm Creek Folk Festival.

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Candice Long - Live Music

Candice Long is a seasoned performer, raised in a home of professional musicians and with a decade of gigs under her belt.

She has sung all over Australia and internationally, collecting inspiration from places such as Nashville, India and Canada. Her love of music has many facets to it, one of which is taking a cover and performing it with her own flavour and heart. She has played a spectrum of shows ranging from live performances on ‘The Today Show” to music festivals to pubs to special events and many weddings, one of which she was flown to Tasmania especially to make the bride and grooms day extra special. She is a voice that values depth, honesty and heart in every aspect of her music.

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Luke Bennett - Live Music

Luke plays with the precision and feel of an old rock-n-roller but with an acoustic guitar, with soaring lead solos to take you up, and funky rhythms that hold the groove – sometimes he does both at once !

Luke Bennett’s live sound is about three times better than most recorded music.
He fills the spectrum of sound with just guitar and stomp, it’s easy to second guess your ears – “where are the other band members?!”
Luke has a wide variety of song choices from easy listening to modern upbeat tunes.

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Melanie Martin - Live Music

Melanie Martin is a solo acoustic artist with a depth and integrity to her voice that can only be achieved after decades of honing one’s craft.

Raised in a musical family, Melanie has spent her lifetime singing to crowds - first at the local Chinchilla pubs in the family band, then on to the Tamworth Country Music Festival, a wild west show in Taiwan and later with her sister Gina in iconic Nashville. No matter the size, Melanie’s lush vocals keep an audience completely at ease whilst compelling them to stay for another.

A graduate of the College Of Country Music, Melanie penned her debut album “Our Way” with sister Gina in 2006 which boasted two Top 10 country singles in Australia. The duo extensively toured East Coast Australia and shared bills with multiple-Aria-winning artists Kasey Chambers and Pete Murray. Whether it’s to a few or a few thousand, Melanie is a trusted industry professional who knows how to hold her crowd.

With a mix of old country classics, 90’s hits and modern tunes with a twist, Mel’s song choices, sincere charm and approachability are a perfect Sunday session cocktail, mid-week mixer or afternoon wedding special! After 3 decades in the business, there’s not a crowd she can’t cater to.

 

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Ethan Hill - Live Music

Ethan Hill is an acoustic performer stationed on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

With over 6 years of experience in the live performance industry, opening for Aussie rock legends such as GangGajang and playing alongside an array of amazing musicians, Ethan has the experience and charisma to bring your event to life. Ethan is fluent in guitar and ukulele and is known for his soothing and soulful vocals, playing all genres from pub classics to modern day pop.
Enquire about how Ethan could work in with your next event.

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Ali Crane - Live Music

Ali Crane is an extremely versatile singer and seasoned performer who is known for her ability to put her own unique acoustic spin on any song she covers from pop and classic hits to rock.

With a Bachelor of music majoring in voice performance under her belt, her unparalleled vocal range and depth has an unforgettable impact the audience. Ali lends her vocal versatility and ardent soul to timeless ballads, relaxed jazz, feminine blues and acoustic folk sounds.

She has performed all over Australia for corporate events, weddings, functions, cafes, casinos and pubs, and has been granted opportunities working with artists including Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jimmy Barnes, Vanesa Amorosi and Tommy Emmanuel throughout her career.

As a songwriter, Ali is a fervent storyteller; honest and raw in her lyrics she captures moments in time and relays them for the audience.

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Michael Hickey - Live Music

Michael Hickey is the perfect solution for your live music needs.

As a soloist, Michael’s laid back but classic style is ideally suited for a range of scenarios including cafes, restaurant/function room environments, club venues, special birthday and anniversary celebrations and wedding services/receptions right through to corporate functions. Michael’s broad catalogue of songs offers hours of great music to suit every event. He is equally at home providing a quality background atmosphere or being the centre of attention.

You will find Michael friendly, adaptable, great to work with and well presented. From the very first point of contact right through to the end of the event, you will quickly warm to his reliable yet relaxed, no hassle and professional work ethic. Michael is a highly skilled musician and has gained decades of valuable experience in many facets of the entertainment industry. With Michael, you will have the confidence that you’ve made the right choice for your live music needs.
Michael’s attention to detail is what sets him apart. His professionalism, commitment and dedication to his craft ensure every event will be a success and guarantees satisfaction for everyone involved.

Make every occasion an event to remember with Michael Hickey

 

"Michael has an amazing talent! His singing and guitar skills are spot on.
He is so pleasant, happy and friendly. We had a 40th at our place and Michael singing was the cherry on top.
Thank you so much again!"

Ronny & Jo
Surfers Paradise  

"I first saw Michael play at a restaurant one evening, and instantly thought “that guy would be perfect for my upcoming birthday party”. Well, Michael did indeed end up playing at my party – a professionally catered event with 120 family and friends attending. Potentially this was a “tough audience”, with a number of musicians in the crowd… but the feedback was off the charts good. In conversations and text messages after the event, I had the following comments:
• That guy you had playing was amazing
• Awesome voice
• Read the audience beautifully and played all the right music
• Very talented musician
• He didn’t stop all night
I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Michael Hickey to any person or any corporate looking for a genuinely nice bloke to deliver a first class entertainment experience."

Dennis Perry
Managing Partner | Advice First

 

Michael has truly been amazing and gone above and beyond what we could have expected. Michael attended our wedding rehearsal to help with feeling confident with timing, music and setup. We love Michael's music, he learnt two songs for our wedding and nailed it! The atmosphere he created for us was perfect and we had so many compliments.
Michael has such a great personality, easy going and happy to help with anything you need making planning our wedding stress free and enjoyable. We go see Michael's gigs as much as we can and brings back memories of our awesome day.
We highly recommend Michael - Honestly book him for your next event"

Jon & Jess
Pacific Pines

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Isaac Frankham - Live Music

Isaac Frankham has a unique ability to connect with audiences and interact with them as he performs the best of classic and contemporary music.

Strong vocals overlay acoustic guitar and live loops to create a sound that is sonically diverse and always much bigger than people expect. Through the use of his wide dynamic vocal range, Isaac works to take the listener on a journey from the telling of a story in an intimate singer-songwriter style through to foot stomping party mode.

Isaac takes well known songs spicing them up with grooves and sonic textures that have people on their feet dancing or just chilling out with a slower number.

Isaac has completed a Bachelor of Contemporary Music at Southern Cross University and has studied under musical greats Greg Lyon (bass) Jim Kelly (guitar) and Dave Sanders (drums.)

He has performed nationally and is currently building a strong following in South east Queensland and far Northern NSW. He has been a professional musician since 2006.

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Michelle Rau - Live Music

Michelle Rau is a  singer /guitarist that has recently made Brisbane her new home after relocated from Adelaide.

Passion for her craft means Michelle invests the time and effort to professionally deliver time after time. Michelle's repertoire enables her to play a variety of gigs from background music to party tunes to get the crowd dancing.

With her strong soulful voice and earthy acoustic guitar Michelle will have the audience captivated with her performance leaving them begging for more at the conclusion of your event.

Michelle's biggest musical influences are Elle Eyre, Basement Jaxx, Etta James, Adele, Tracey Chapman, Vance Joy to name a few.

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Tom Francis - Live Music

Tom Francis is a world class solo performer.

He has toured internationally, had Netflix film placements and his original music has clocked over 10 million streams online. From corporate events to barefoot festivals, Tom has the talent to transform the atmosphere of your event.

"Tom... Omg you are amazing !!
You not only blew our minds but everyone can’t stop talking about you ! I can’t wait to track you down to listen to you again in the future, you’re honestly amazing. 
Seriously Tom you made our wedding so perfect !
Thank you so much !"

Kate & John
Bride & Groom

"This guy is freakin AMAZING !!!! Whatever he costs, however much his travel fee is.. it is totally worth it !!"

Lee
Life and Love Photography

"Tom, what can we say, you helped to make our day PERFECT !
Our guests have not stopped talking about you ! We can not thank you enough for making our day that little more special with your amazing tunes. Professional, laid back, talented and incredibly easy to work with.
Tom, we would highly recommend you to everyone. Huge big thanks."

Trent and Monique
Bride & Groom

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Jodie-Joy - Live Music

Jodie-Joy is a fiercely passionate independent artist. Well known for her eclectic live shows, JJ is one of those live entertainers that transports her audience and lights up the stage with her infectious personality, which has now seen her working in the music industry for over 2 decades.

Singer/songwriter from a young age, working with the likes of Daniel Jones (Savage Garden), Hayden Bell (Veronicas), Paul Mac, Phil Burton (Human Nature) and a professional entertainer by age 12 coached by Donald Smith OBE, Greta Elkins and performing with her operatic tenor father Robin Donald Smith, Jodie's career has taken her from one end of the music industry to the other.

She’s recorded albums with renowned record labels like Columbia records, understudied her first professional musical theatre lead role aged 19 as Valencienne in Merry Widow, toured internationally as lead singer/dancer in stage shows, co-written music with A-list writers in Sweden and UK and performed in everything from national TV appearances (Logie Awards, Good News Week, Popstars top 10 Finalist) to producing her own intimate corporate cabaret shows.

JJ has had airplay in Australia, top 10 international music charts and Reverbnation. JJ & her band perform Australia wide. Jodie is no stranger to the main arena stage either touring Australia, New Zealand annual show festivals, NSW Salt Village Arts festival, Speed on tweed festival, Brisbane Ekka, Redcliffe festival and Gold Coast Show.

Aside from founding her own show production company for over 10 years, producing events like Earth hour Gold Coast, Cairns Casino Show, outdoor operas and corporate events. Jodie-Joy moved on embarking upon one of her biggest ventures 2 month tour performing in USA, recording independent EP with two time Grammy award winning producer Marc Swersky (Hilary Duff, Joe Cocker, Natalie Cole) whilst filming TV music documentary 'Story of the independent artist'‚Äč. Upon her return to Australia she released  music video single 'Naked' from EP self titled JJ. After having some downtime performing locally, raising her young family and embracing another one of her passions for developing artists which ties in with running a successful singing school MMC.  Jodie is now ready to release her next album (featuring producer/well known blues guitarist Louie Shelton) and continues to carve her own path in pop, soul, blues and roots music.

Jodie performs solo, duo or with her full showband. Be truly captivated by a true shining light, true entertainer with a soulful voice that takes you places.

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