island entertainment presents

Rosie and the Soul Survivors


Rosie and the Soul Survivors is an energetic six-piece cover band performing classic era hits from the funk, rock and soul genres. Rosie and the Soul Survivors (RATSS) love nothing more than making the crowd feel good and dance! Featuring five vocalists to get that big sound, RATSS have years of experience in performing at all sorts of venues and occasions. If you're looking for a band to play your special event, choose RATSS to make it a show to remember!

Rosie and the Soul Survivors MEMBERS: 

ROSIE HANSEN: Powerhouse singer Rosie is a veteran performer who has entertained Tasmania audiences for over a decade.

TOBY WELSTEAD: Accomplished guitarist and vocalist Toby has performed on stages in Sydney and Tasmania for over 10 years.

GEORGE BEGBIE: Flamboyant pianist and vocalist George has wowed audiences on stage and as a recording artist.

DAPHNE MCELDOWNEY: Multi-instrumentalist and singer Daphne stuns audiences with her incredible vocal range and versatility.

JAMES DUNLEVIE: Veteran stage performer James has been holding down the groove with bands in Hobart, Melbourne and Darwin since he was a teenager.

LUKE VAVOULAS: Versatile across many styles, Luke brings youthful energy and enthusiasm to any performance.

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I saw Rosie and the Soul Survivors at their first gig and fell in love. They played all the best songs and we danced to every song. Every member is amazing. They really are my happy band.

Michelle O'Brien

I love Rosie and the Soul Survivors! They have a great vibe that gets everyone dancing. They always bring some sparkle to their act and everybody leaves feeling great! They are also amazingly talented musicians

Gina Greenwood Hurn

RATSS are awesome! Best band around town! Fantastic dance music, and they are great entertainers. I wouldn’t miss a show!

Sue Denholm