island entertainment presents

The 50/50


Matty Edmunds is a Musician with over 30 years music industry experience, having worked all over the world in bands and as a solo artist. He now performs his solo gigs throughout Tasmania in pubs, hotels, bars, clubs, private functions as well as being a familiar face at the casino!

Scott Burns is a performer with a fiery passion for all forms of musical entertainment. He performs on stage both in plays and musicals and can be seen on TV as the Singing Preacher- telling the world to POO, POKE, POST! As well as stage, TV, voiceover and film work. Scott has been a DJ since the late 1980s.

With these two Bio's in the mix, Backbeat Entertainment was formed and The "50/50" concept was born.  

Bringing together both Live Music and spun retro classics. Matt and Burnsy love the Retro vibe. Whether it's the 60s,70s, 80s or 90s it's in their performance pocket.

The 50/50 concept provides a non-stop, high energy package that includes not just great music, but comedic Pop culture, audience participation and an unforgettable feel great factor. As well as a few surprises along the way too!

The 50/50’s at Your Wedding do a unique acoustic/dj mix.  Matt, a great guitarist & vocalist adds something special to your ceremony/drinks. He can stay and be joined by Scott for a duo session over dinner then leave for the transition to full on DJ, Scott will work with you for the song list you are after, they can also MC if you need.  Let us know what you would like so we can taylor a package to your needs.