Country & Bush Music

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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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    North West, Willing to travel
    Don’t Come Monday
    Music| Bands| Blues & Folk
    Originating in Tasmania’s central north coast, Don’t Come Monday have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with on the Tasmanian music scene. Since 2015, the four-piece group have been performing along Tasmania’s North, from Musselroe Bay to Marrawah and everywhere in between. The passion of the group is to create and perform original music with lyrics about life, love, loss, peace, home, hope, happiness and, true to reality – the flip side of it all. Stylistically, the band’s music oozes the blues, infused through rock, folk, funk, reggae, country and punk arrangements alike. All delivered in a distinctly Tasmanian fashion. ‘Hangman’ (2022) is the band’s second single, after independently releasing the controversial and brutally honest, ‘Convenience (Will Kill Us),’ from the six-track ‘Hands of Time’ EP in 2020 to widespread positive response. The band boasts multiple decades of combined musical and performance experience, with prolific songwriter Rob Rose (Thongs and Socks Collective, FOLKUS) on lead vocals, Grant Hearps (Golden Sunbird, Home Brewed Blues, Swell Magnet) on bass, Fintan McCullough (Tessa Lee and The Cold Weather Band, Midnight Messengers) on guitar, and Rick Lovell (Billy Rocket Band, Paradigm, Fireball) on drums. Over the years of gigging, Don’t Come Monday have been fortunate enough to share the bill with such acclaimed Australian artists as Johnny Diesel, Things of Stone and Wood, The Pete Cornelius Band, The Bad Dad Orchestra, Claire Anne Taylor, The Saxons, Canning Duck, Raccoon Dog, Radio Street Band, The Sheyana Band, Cotton Pony, Big Alcatraz, Whalebone, Adapt, and many more. With a new release to promote, and a busy gigging schedule lined up for the coming months, the band are excited and ready to go full steam ahead promoting the audio and video release of ‘Hangman’. You may even find them rolling into your hometown! Don’t Come Monday can perform a mixture of original and cover material, depending on the booking.

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    Hobart
    Hui & The Muse
    Blues & Folk| Country & Bush Music| Duos & Three Piece
    Hui Tocker and Peter Hicks have been performing regularly on the Hobart music scene for several years. They are both singer/songwriters who play a variety of musical styles from blues, folk, jazz, country and rockabilly as well as their own original material. They enjoy playing at various venues from festivals local and interstate, to Willie Smith’s Apple Shed, Mona, Peppermint Bay, Wrest Point Hotel and Casino, The Longley International and The Republic Bar and Café and at private functions. While they usually play as a duo, they will also provide a three to five piece band when required. Hui and Peter bring to you, music that is harmonious, whimsical, evocative, soulful, foot stomping and infectious and together, they are captivating.

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    Hobart, Willing to Travel,
    Lindy Lou & The Damo
    Music| Country & Bush Music| Covers
    Lindy-Lou & The Damo provide entertainment for public and private events. With a full repertoire of popular music to enhance any event. From an early background in dance, theatre and music, in 1979 Lindy-Lou got her big break after winning the prestigious Channel 9 Tasmania’s New Faces which launched a long and successful singing career. Lindy-Lou Bean has enjoyed a highly successful career spanning over 50 years and is a multi award-winning singer and recording artist. Over her career, Lindy-Lou has worked in numerous successful bands all over Tassie, from the NW coastal band, Judge ‘n’ Jury, to Bodytalk, Total Fire band, Cheap & Easy, Borderline and on to Resident Singer at Wrest Point Casino. Her show band, Hot Gossip, toured with America on the Tassie leg of their tour. As the Resident singer at Wrest Point, she supported many National and International artists, including John Farnham, Darryl Braithwaite, Randy Travis, Helen Reddy, Johnny Chester, Tony Pantano and many more. Lindy-Lou was inducted as the 2018 Legend of Country Music by TICMA, Tasmanian Independent Country Music Association. Damian Neep is a trained drummer/teacher/vocalist…he brings many years of band experience and recordings to the duo. Damo has a powerful vocal sound and it is his presence that has earned the duo the tag…’The Party Band’. He’s a consumate professional and vibrant entertainer. Lindy-Lou and Damian showcase genres from the 70s to today, if you want rockin vocals, great entertainment and dance music, then this is your act.

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    Northern, Willing to travel
    Mike Carr
    Music| Country & Bush Music| Covers
    Mike Carr is widely respected as one of Australian music’s most consequential performers & songwriters. In 1990, Mike created one of Australia’s most successful corporate show bands “Le Club Nerd”, playing venues all over Australia form Burswood Casino Showroom in WA to the Sydney Entertainment Centre. In 1996, Mike’s creative interests lead him into the world of country music. In 2000 he signed a publishing deal with ABC Music. His songs “New England Highway” & “The Anzac” were recorded by Adam Brand with the latter winning “Heritage Song of the Year” at the Golden Guitar Awards in 2003. Mike was signed to Compass Bros Music that same year and released his debut album in 2003 gaining 2 golden guitar nominations for the song “Up on his Shoulders”, one being for “Apra Song of the Year”.   In 2004, Mike co-wrote the song “Real People” with Melinda Schneider, winning the Golden Guitar for “Apra Song of the Year”. Over the next two decades Mike would go on to write songs for Adam Harvey, McAlister Kemp, Graeme Connors, The Wolfe Bros, Kaylee Bell and many more including Adam Brand’s “Get Loud,” “Milestones” & “Party Down Under,” Brands most streamed song. As a performer, Mike’s versatility is his greatest asset. Playing in Festivals such as CMA Nashville, CMC Rocks, The Gympie Muster, The Deni Ute Muster & The Sydney Comedy Festival main stages. He’s entertained thousands of people from all over the world as a performer for Royal Carribean Cruises. He has been the MC/compare of Australia’s biggest Country music festival, CMC Rocks, since its beginning 15 years ago.   His comedy alter ego, Buddy Goode, is a two-time Aria award winner for “Best Comedy Album” and also a Mo Award winner for Best Comedian. To add to this, Mike is what some would call a bit of a “human jukebox.” He’s played thousands of acoustic gigs over the past three decades in Pubs, Clubs, International Hotels, casinos and more all over Australia, performing a vast repertoire of songs from the past 60 years of top 40 music.

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    Hobart
    Moonshine Whiskers & the Ragged Pony
    Country & Bush Music| Duos & Three Piece| Hobart & Southern Tasmania
    Hobart based trio featuring multi-instrumentalists playing not-so-well known numbers and some strange twists on the well known! Loads of fun!

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    Launceston,Hobart,Willing to Travel,
    Ted Sutherland & The Karaoke Cowboys
    Country & Bush Music| Hobart & Southern Tasmania| Launceston & North East Tasmania
    Ted is a lyricist / songwriter concentrating on the country music genre. He writes from personal experience and emotions, and usually tries to take a light-hearted path to get his message across. Ted retired from full time employment in June 2019 and moved to Campbell Town in Tasmania.-  Since then he’s started to perform under the title of Ted Sutherland and The Karaoke Cowboys. With a catalogue of over 100 of his songs and about the same amount of covers Ted can tailor a song list perfect for your event.

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    Hobart
    The Tassie Devil’s Own
    Music| Blues & Folk| Country & Bush Music
    The “Tassie Devil’s Own” have been thrilling Tasmanian audiences with their nod to traditional, contemporary Celtic, Australian and Roots American folk. Performing festival favourites like Galway Girl and Dirty Old Town through to up tempo catch your breath driving fiddle tunes the band are as popular as ever. Their vocal harmonies are riveting and their sets of tunes keep everyone who is in the mood for a knees up on their toes. They have recently performed at Cygnet folk festival, Bright Eyes Cafe and for the Irish Society at Glenorchy Football club and have upcoming performances at Dark Mofo and Willie Smiths. They also have available a 30 minute story song folk tale about the convict bushranger “Matthew Brady” – tell the tales of derring do of the colonial history of Tasmania. Brady is the historical figure on whom the band name is based ““ as he was a member of the “Devil’s Own” Irish fighting force. Line up: Peter Hicks, Ross Smithard and Annie and Matt Woolie

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