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    4 Letter FISH
    Music| Covers| Bands

    4 letter fish is a brit 60s and 70s rock and psychedelic review. Beatles, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Bowie, Free and more. The music is raw, often spontaneous, and utterly fascinating. 4 letter fish is a 5 piece band.

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    Southern Tasmania Willing to travel
    Abe Parsons
    Music| Covers| Original Artists
    Abe Parsons is a Tasmanian-based singer/songwriter. As both a solo performer and vocalist of local band Little Island, Abe has years of experience playing to a range of audiences; from playing at pubs, parties and weddings across the country, to the main stages of Falls Festival and Party in the Paddock. Abe was also awarded the National Folk Alliance’s award for Tasmania’s Best Young Performer in 2021. In addition to performing original music, Abe has also developed a large repertoire of covers that cater to any environment, spanning a range of genres and eras that are bound to please everyone.

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    Launceston
    Adam Page
    Music| Covers| Rock

    Geelong born and raised, Adam Page has been entertaining crowds all over Australia for over 25 years in various musical outfits in both the cover band scene and original music scene. A bona fide Tasmanian since 2010, Adam established rock and roll duo “Ball & Chain” who within 3 years became one of Tasmania’s premier musical acts. Adam has been performing solo since 2014 and covers all the hits from 1956 through to now and that includes the cream of classic Aussie rock! Adam Page is regarded as Tasmania’s premier Elvis Presley Tribute artist and in 2018 ventured off to the world-renowned Parkes Elvis Festival in N.S.W where he performed two shows and made a guest appearance ‘unplugged’ on the main stage at Cooke Park. He is back there in 2019 and is performing six shows, including two with the Presley All-Star band on the Cooke Park main stage. Adam also operates ‘Elvis Weddings Tasmania’, who have now conducted dozens of Vegas style Elvis weddings in both Tasmania and Victoria. Adam performs over 120 gigs every year and ensures everyone gets involved in his shows and has a ball. He is a regular festival favourite and performs each year at many local festivals including Fingal Valley Festival, Tasmanian Mountain Cattlemen’s Association Annual Muster, A Day at the Creek, Tas Racing Club race meetings and more. – Adam also performs every weekend in pubs, clubs, corporate functions, weddings, casinos and loads of parties and private functions.

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    Launceston
    Addison Marshall
    Music| Covers| Solo

    Addison Marshall a 21 year old self-employed musician/entertainer from Ulverstone, Tasmania. Addison have been providing music and entertainment professionally for 5 years. Marshall started singing when at 18, started playing pedal steel at 15 and started piano at 2 years of age. Marshall works as a solo musician and with other artists. He is one half of a well-established duo established in 2016 and is one fifth of a Tasmanian rock and roll band called The Sun Kings. Marshall has been faithfully subcontracted by Federal Group since September 2016 and frequently performs in the Watergarden at Country Club Tasmania, Launceston and has become one of the most widely requested solo artists to perform at the Casino For the past three years, Marshall has directed the band for Mulwala Country Music Festival. This is a music festival held on the Murray River each year around ANZAC day weekend. Marshall attended the Tamworth Country Music Festival in 2017 where he busked and performed for many high-profile artists. On January 26th 2017, Marshall entered a Jamboree which was held at a church in Tamworth and won first prize receiving a scholarship for the Junior Academy of Country Music where he graduated. At 21 years of age, Marshall has already established himself in the country music industry throughout Australia and has expanded his repertoire to include more popular music spanning several decades. Addison is a diverse act that can sing any song from any era and plans on widening his repertoire even further.

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    Hobart,Willing to Travel,
    Adrian & Michaela Acoustic Duo
    Music| Covers| Duos & Three Piece
    Adrian & Michaela Acoustic Duo is a guitar and vocals duo based in Hobart. From acoustic ballads to high energy dance tracks, they provide a modern, versatile and professional performance to suit any audience or venue. Born 12 years ago from infamous Hobart party band “Inferno” with lead singer (Michaela) and musical director (Adrian). Previously known as Mojo they have performed all over South East Queensland and Tasmania playing Casinos, Resorts, Pubs, Clubs, Corporate and private functions. More recently, Adrian and Michaela have moved back home to Hobart and have been playing Hobart’s premier waterfront venues, corporate functions and weddings on a regular basis. Mojo plays an eclectic mix of your favourite songs from the 70s through to the latest top 40 chart hits. Our unplugged acoustic set list features unique steel string guitar and vocal arrangements of famous songs played like you’ve never heard before.- Mojo is constantly rehearsing new songs, following new trends and upgrading equipment to keep up with the latest technology. Mojo have reinvented themselves many times over the years to keep fresh and ahead of the curve. As a result, Mojo can play a wide range of songs and styles of music. Through experience, Mojo has learned to read the audience and adapt to the situation. When the audience is less energetic Mojo will pull back and play softer more relaxed songs and when the party heats up, Mojo will keep them on the dance floor all night!

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    Launceston, Willing Travel
    Agent 86
    Music| Covers| Bands

    Agent 86 brings together the musical talents of five of Tasmania’s most experienced and well respected musicians. With the common goal of creating a professional, dynamic and entertaining product, an energetic performance is guaranteed. Fronted by the always engaging Shanice on vocals, supported by Heath on guitar and vocals, Heidi on keyboards and vocals, Berin on bass and Matl on drums. These musicians bring together the experience of over 5000 gigs. If entertaining your guests is important to your venue or event, then Agent 86 has the skill and experience to make your night seamless and engaging. Agent 86 brings classic songs from 70’s 80’s 90’s and mixes them with the most up to date chart hits to keep the crowd moving and grooving. Agent 86 caters to all events including Weddings, Corporate Events, Fundraisers, Pubs, Nightclubs and Festivals. If you want people talking about your event for months to come, trust Agent 86 to deliver the goods. Don’t be left saying “missed it by that much”, catch Agent 86.

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    Southern Tasmania Willing to travel
    Alastair Bett
    Services
    Alastair has been the “go to” photographer for many businesses, couples, campaign managers,  and festivals across Tasmania since 1995. His work reflects a great eye to capture the detail and light of his many subjects while on consignment.  Al can get the best out of everything and everyone including actors, participants, architecture, tourism, commercial, wedding and portraits, festivals and events. Great events are worth capturing, let Alastair capture your event.

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    Southern Tasmania
    Allison Farrow
    Music| Classical Music / Strings| Covers
    A classically-trained vocalist, actor and presenter with special interests in music theatre, jazz and children’s entertainment.  Allison performs beautifully solo, as a duo with Andrew Short  and with trio “Swoon”.  An exceptional performer whose credits include prominent Tasmanian Festival of Voices, Community Christmas Carols and numerous lead roles in major theatre musical productions.  Allison can adapt to a number of styles (including pop, folk, country, classical and music theatre). If you want to add a touch of class to your event Island Entertainment will work with you and Allison to find the perfect show stopper. Allison Farrow Equally at home in front of an orchestra or in a country music hall, Allison is a versatile performer with almost 30 years of performing experience across a number of genres. She has performed throughout Australia, Europe and Asia and has been involved in festivals worldwide, including Edinburgh Fringe, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Ten Days on the Island, Festival of Voices, MONAFOMA and TasPride. A classically trained soprano, Allison has played roles including Christine in The Phantom of the Opera, Lily in The Secret Garden, Papagena in The Magic Flute, Cosette in Les Miserables, Johanna in Sweeney Todd, Claudia in Nine, Judy/Ginger in Ruthless! The Musical, Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady and Sylvia in the world premiere of For the Term of His Natural Life. Her one-woman cabarets I’m a Stranger Here Myself: the Songs of Kurt Weill, In the Still of the Night: an evening with Cole Porter, and Dumb Blonde: the genius of Dolly Parton have played to popular and critical acclaim. In 2013 she presented Spring Fever: Allison Farrow with Kelly Ottaway and band with the Theatre Royal, Hobart. For Bel Canto Young Opera, Allison has performed the role of Serpina in Pergolesi’s The Perfect Wife and the title role in Peter Maxwell Davies’ Cinderella. She has also worked with IHOS opera, in productions including Rapture and The Divine Kiss, and recorded a solo work for soprano, Incantation Echo, which was broadcast on Classic FM. Allison performed in Dylan Sheridan’s chamber opera, starchild, as part of MONA FOMA in 2013. Allison provided the voice for ‘Betty Bug’ in Blue Rocket’s animated television series Buzz Bumble and featured numerous times with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, narrating/singing for Little Red Riding Hood in 2014, Maximus Musicus Visits the Orchestra in 2015 (and again in May 2019) and The Tale of Gibson in 2016. Her children’s shows have been a regular fixture in the Festival of Voices and include Sing a Rainbow (2016), Rhymes My Nanna Taught Me (2017), More Rhymes My Nanna Taught Me (2018) and Jazz Hands (2019). Allison performs regularly with her jazz quintet Allison Farrow & Friends for corporate and festival events, and is a member of the glamorous female harmony trio Swoon. Allison Farrow and Andrew Short Allison and Andrew have been performing together for more than 25 years, sharing the stage as the Cosette and Marius in Les Miserables (2000), Christine and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera (2013), and Eliza and Freddy in My Fair Lady (2019). Known as the gorgeous couple behind the Festival of Voices perennial sell-out event, Afternoon at the Ritz, the duo have also featured for the Clarence Jazz Festival with their show Lullaby of Broadway, and featured in Judy Tierney’s Burning Desire Festival in 2020. Allison and Andrew are both local artists with extensive lists of individual credits.

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    Amanda Hodder
    Music| Genre| Classical Music / Strings
    Amanda can play a huge cross section of classical piano repertoire and cocktail’ish piano pieces. Described as “magic” by esteemed pianist and accompanist Malcolm Martineau, Amanda has worked as pianist, vocal coach and music director with Opera Australia, OzOpera, Opera Queensland, VCA, Sydney Philarmonia Choirs, Gondwana Voices, University of Tasmania and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. While completing her Master of Music at the Victorian College of Arts with Dr Donna Coleman, she won the Geoffrey Parsons Award, The Mietta Song Recital Award, the Accompanist Award at Liederfest, and the Lady Hamer Scholarship at VCA. A keen collaborator, Amanda has co-created new works for Festival of Voices, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Melbourne Cabaret Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, St Martins Youth Arts and Junction Arts Festival. In recording, Amanda has appeared on Monique Brumby’s latest album Closer to the Truth, Hush Vol. 20, and regularly appears on Classic FM performing the music of Tasmanian composer Jabra Latham. Having recently left her role as Co-ordinator of Classical Voice at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, Amanda has spent the first half of 2021 performing at Mona Foma, Ten Days on the Island, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Australian Musical Theatre Festival, and Festival of Voices. A passionate advocate for community group singing, Amanda runs the Hobart Glee Club, a zero-obligation choir that meets once a week.

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    NW Tasmania,Willing to Travel
    Amy Pegg
    Music| Blues & Folk| Country & Bush Music
    Amy Pegg is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter, from Tasmania, Australia. Influenced by a wide range of artists from those provided by her father such as Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty and The Doors. To artists that Amy grew up inspired by such as, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus and The Veronicas. Amy crafts songs that blend elements of Pop, Country, Blues and Folk. Her sweet vocal tone, hand in hand with her relatable songs, ranging from warm soulful tunes to anthems, with heartfelt lyrics, portraying stories of personal hardship and triumphs.   Live, her simplified, honest and raw performance have earned Amy significant momentum in the Tasmanian music scene. Having performed at renowned Tasmanian festivals including Party in the Paddock, Festivale Tasmania, Tamar Valley Folk Festival, and more.   Amy began playing guitar when she was eight years old and performing to audiences since she was twelve. As Amy got older she found that she was wanting to sing songs that told her experiences and then began writing her own material in late 2014. Amy released her first single, ‘Out of My League’ in 2017. She then released her debut EP, ‘Players’ in October of 2019. Amy shared her music with people around the state on an album tour, during which she opened for famous Australian country artist Troy Cassar-Daley in Queenstown, Tasmania. Amy has then gone on to release more music with her singles ‘Long Way Home’ and just released ‘Draw the Line’. Amy is currently working away in the studio with new music on the horizon.    

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    Southern Tasmania Willing to travel
    Amy Wiles
    Music| Covers| Rock
    Amy Wiles has been performing in Hobart and across the state for over a decade.  Her powerhouse vocals have made her a popular feature in the local cover’s scene, performing in various bands and duos, as well as solo.  Having performed at many great venues in Hobart such as The Brick Factory, Irish Murphy’s, Jack Greene and Post St Social, as well as for numerous weddings and private functions throughout Tasmania, Amy is an experienced and charismatic performer who will be the perfect entertainment for your venue, wedding, corporate or private event.

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    Launceston
    Andy Collins
    Music| Covers| Solo
    Andy Collins delivers a professional and dynamic acoustic solo act. His song list spans from 60s to current with a focus on 70s, 80’s and 90s. His ‘four to the floor’ stomp box work creates an undeniable groove and will be sure get your listeners feet tapping. Andy is a university music graduate and guitar teacher by day. He released a solo album in 2001, DJ’d on radio for 5 years and his guitar instruction videos on YouTube have received over 48 million views. He also plays in duo Tori & Andy,–  and with several bands.

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    Hobart
    Angela Bryan Duo
    Music| Covers| Duos & Three Piece

    The Angela Bryan Duo have been performing in and around Hobart since 2005. They performed regularly through the summer months of 2005/06 at the Source Restaurant at Moorilla, and enjoyed Sunday afternoon residencies at The Beach House in Sandy Bay during 2006/07 and 2012/13, and at Fish 349 in North Hobart during 2007/08. Other regular venues have included The Prince of Wales Hotel in Battery Point, The Fern Tree Tavern, The Queen’s Head Hotel,-  Hadley’s Hotel and Wrest Point Casino. They have performed at the Hot August Jazz and Taste of the Huon festivals and for numerous weddings, parties, art exhibition openings, etc. at such venues as Peppermint Bay, the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, the Bahai Centre, the Derwent Sailing Squadron and the Long Gallery. 2012 saw the release of their CD “Skylark” which features covers of some well known jazz and popular songs. Both Angela and Adrian are active in the local music scene and perform regularly in other bands at a variety of venues, so if you love this, but are looking for something extra, Why not check out the- Angela Bryan Quartet or Catch Club!

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    Hobart
    Angela Bryan Quartet
    Music| Covers| Bands

    This band features musicians of high acclaim, committed to delivering a quality performance with a playlist that- includes classics to contemporary jazz & pop tunes that will have you humming, some you’ll remember & others you’ll want to hear again. This classy lineup of performers will inspire and feed your soul! Heading the band, Angela will woo you with her unique and delightful vocal style. Guitarist, Adrian Bryan brings experience and capacity which is hard to rival. Shaun Brady’s percussive excellence and Nigel Hope’s innovative & soulful bass playing provide the strong roots for the band.

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    Hobart,Willing to Travel
    Ani & Harry
    Music| Blues & Folk| Jazz & Swing

    Like a warm blanket, this duo aims to comfort and calm. Playing mostly gentle ballads and soul songs,- Ani- and- Harry- found common ground focusing on the sensitive and sentimental.- Weaving their combined influences, Ani’s soul and art pop stylings and Harry’s experience as a gypsy and modern jazz guitarist, this duo have entertained audiences in jazz lounges, at wedding ceremonies and jazz festivals throughout the state. Ani and Harry are often asked to play for larger functions, will bring a- full band if you’re after a few toe-tappers, and- are always up for a chat to help bring your event to its full potential.

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    Applause Murder Mystery
    Performances| Interactive

    Island Entertainment is working with Applause Entertainment to provide hosted Murder Mystery events in Tasmania: great for Teambuilding, Staff Social Function, Fundraiser, Teenage or Adult Party, Hen’s Night. With a variety of formats, there’re lots of ways to get the most out of your Murder Mystery event.

    • 1 Host up to 40 people. The host’s energy will help get everyone into character, and immersing in the plot. The host will greet them in full character, and the fun begins! You won’t have to do a thing as the host takes charge with every element of the game.
    • 2 Hosts 20-60 people. Your guests will be treated to a “show” of banter and interaction between the characters. The extra host will ensure every guest will receive attention and keep everyone on track and engaged in the story.
    • 3 Hosts up to 80 people.–  If you find yourself with a full-blown guest list, you’ll want to give them the full-blown experience. 3 hosts will ensure that the night runs smoothly and efficiently, with everyone getting involved and interactive. Experience the excellent banter between the hosts for a hilarious evening!

    When you choose a Murder Mystery Team Game all you need to do is: 1. Pick the theme Hollywood Scandal – Tracy Gang (1920’s) – Cribbean Cruise – Wild West – Christmas Capers – Haunted Horrors – Murder in the Diner – Fairytale Fiasco – Murder on the Dance Floor. 2. Choose a venue 3. Invite your guests! There are different ways to play Murder Mystery games, so make an enquiry and find out what is the best game for your event and guests!

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