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Jacob Boote


Jacob is a highly entertaining musician based on the north west coast of Tasmania. As a multi-instrumentalist and singer, Jacob is an eclectic world class act specialising in 1920-30s blues and swing.

Over the last decade Jacob has performed at countless venues and private functions ranging from quiet restaurants to rowdy pubs to centre stage, and has had the pleasure of performing at many festivals including Ten Days on the Island, Cygnet Folk Fest, Devonport Jazz Fest, and the Forth Valley Blues Fest as a solo act, duo (Jacob and Laura) and as front man for The Boote Leggers. He also spent a 14 month residency on the Spirit of Tasmania as an acoustic solo entertainer in 2015-16.

Jacob is a leading exponent of the national resonator guitar and plays many stringed instruments from around the world including bazooki, banjo, charango, tipple and the Tibetan nose whistle. Let Jacob bring some wow and class to your next event.

Real Music for Real People.