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
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.
Andrew was wonderful and performed above our expectations, everyone at the reception thought he was great.
Father of the bride
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
“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”
Mainfreight Air & Ocean - Export Development Manager
"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.
Mort & Co Ltd
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.
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.
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.
Also available as a duo - "Andrzej Fenner Duo"
As a solo act, Cam focuses on an eclectic mix of popular rock music from the 70’s, 80’s 90’s through to more recent top 40 rock hits. Pairing a soulful voice with explosive guitar playing, Cam creates a rockin’ vibe to create a sound that belies a solo act.Experience, ability and showmanship are what Cam delivers.
Dan Hannaford has opened shows for the likes of Charlie Musslewhite, Donavon Frankenreiter and The Black Sorrows and his independent debut album Rust & Dust featured as album of the week on ABC Radio. Hannaford showcased his talent at the Byron Bay Blues Festival being named on the bill alongside John Fogerty, Cold Chisel and Crosby Stills & Nash. His single 'Deeper Water' was also included on the Bluesfest 2012 compilation album.
Dan Hannaford's musical career began when he played on a Channel [V] showcase in 2009 where he was spotted by industry icon Seymour Stein who requested a demo. This led to the recording of the Bootleg EP/demo in 2010.
Since then Hannaford has been busy gracing hundreds of stages all around Australia, including performances at Australian Blues Music Festival in Goulburn, the National Folk Festival in Canberra, Gympie Muster and Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Rust and Dust was recorded at the Hannaford family fishing shack, ‘Hannarock’, in Red Rock on the NSW North Coast with noted musician and producer, Mike McCarthy (The Lion’s Share). Their collaboration single 'I've Gone Fishing' has also received major airplay on ABC Radio's fishing show, 'The Big Fish'.
Recently stepping into Studio 301 with Producer Paul Pilsneniks (The Tea Party, Angus Stone, The Beards) Dan Hannaford is about to embark on his next musical pursuit, recording his new radio single for his upcoming album set for release in February 2015.
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)
I just wanted to say a huge thank you for Monday night. The Geon team were really happy and so was I."
Director of Image Marketing, QLD
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.
Nationally and internationally accredited."My greatest achievement personally has been performing in front of a crowd of 30,000 people."
Performed for the last 3 prime ministers of Australia, the governor general, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Logan City mayors.
Performed in many stadiums at sporting events.
Performed across Europe, America and Asia Pacific.
Choral Olympics Medal Holder. (2 Gold , 3 Silver)Nashville TN USA, Paramount International Songwriter Directors Award
Support act for Troy Cassar Daley, Phil Emmanuel, James Reyne and Stan Walker.
Well suited to perform at all of the following:Formal Dinners, Corporate Functions and Events, Farewell, Functions , Funerals ,Charity Events, Business Luncheons, Award Nights, Weddings, Clubs, Festivals, Birthday Parties, Cafe/Restaurant Entertainment, Sporting Events/stadium.
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”
General Manager - Swissotel Dalian, China
He plays with a relaxed & natural touch - blending well-known pieces with an improvised feel.
Joe has performed solo for weddings, functions, restaurants, cafes, and festivals over many years.
Can I request particular songs ?
YES! Joe can provide customised solutions to ensure your special event is truly unique. This can include providing backing for guest artists/singers, learning new songs specifically for an event, or even composing/arranging songs that are totally unique to your event.
What Equipment is Needed ?
Joe provides a full-size (88 key) Roland RD700sx Stage Piano & powered speakers. A mixer + microphone & stand for use as a PA System and/or IPods etc. is available on request. If your event is outdoors please ensure there is available electricity within 15m of where piano is to be set up. If your venue is equipped with a piano and/or sound system Joe is more than happy to make use of the available equipment.
Can Joe provide a Band, Singer or other Ensembles ?
YES ! With many years in the music industry as a performer, teacher, conductor & director Joe is well equipped to turn your big ideas into a musical reality. Anything from a simple pop/rock duo, blues or dance band, to a string quartet, Choir or even a marching band. Anything is possible !
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.
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.
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!
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.
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"
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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"
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.