8 Ball Aitken is the red-neck preacher at the shotgun wedding between country and blues. He has been an Australian music festival favorite for over a decade.
Living in Nashville, USA for the past three years, he continues to tour internationally, playing 200+ gigs per year. 8 Ball is known for his exciting live shows and his original, down-home roots sound.
Whatever gives Aussie music its heart, Adam Brand breathes plenty of life into its soul. For more than fifteen years, Brand has been one of the country’s best-loved and most successful recording artists.
Adam Brand is undeniably a fixture of the Australian music landscape.
Adam Eckersley Band
The term Country music is used to describe everything from Taylor Swift and The Eagles to George Jones. When you hear the Adam Eckersley Band crunching through nimble rockers, fiddle-led stompers, reflective acoustic tunes and blistering country-rock, it makes a person reflect on what a broad church country music is. It also makes clear that Eckersley is already setting fire to the pews.
Adam Toms is an Australian singer/songwriter with a big heart and a big voice.
Adam has a swag of award and competition credits to his name and an intense gigging schedule Adam believes strongly in the theory of ‘taking his music to the people’ rather than sitting back and waiting for it to happen. Regularly playing festivals small and large all over Australia mixed with pubs, clubs and private functions Adam thrives in the variety of what any one show can bring.
You can always identify true vocal talent by measuring the effort it takes for a singer to hit all the right notes. When Adi Burgess sings, it seems damn near effortless. This is a woman that Seal said has a beautiful voice and got a standing ovation from The Voice’s audience!
Aleyce Simmonds is no stranger to country music audiences. A 3 times Golden Guitar nominee, she rose to prominence in 2005 after winning the Telstra Road to Tamworth competition. Since then she has delivered no.1 singles, hit videos and toured extensively with artists from all ends of the country music spectrum. Hers has been an old-school country music journey – complete with successes and failures, broken hearts and even physical adversity.
Quiet, Intriguing, Captivating comes to mind when you first hear and meet this young lady. Alice Benfer had an early introduction to Country Music which set her on a life’s journey of music. She has a deft and quirky touch way beyond her tender years in her song – writing and vocals. Cattle, cane and country have been the staple ingredients in Alice’s life
At last count, Caswell has had well over 900 songs published and over 500 recordings of his songs released world wide by artists of the calibre of Cilla Black, The Irish Rovers, Patti Page, Slim Dusty, James Blundell and The Living End.
Allan Caswell’s career as an entertainer has taken him to almost every town in NSW, every state in Australia, to New York, LA, Nashville, New Zealand, East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan. He has worked live with Garth Brooks, Don McLean, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Herman’s Hermits, Pam Ayers and The Little River Band and in the studio with Tommy Emmanuel, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea and Highway 101.
Allan Sinclair is an award winning singer/songwriter who brings a special quality to each live performance. He has a wide ranging repertoire which is influenced by such genres as pop, folk, country, jazz and blues artists.
Expressing warm but edgy vocals thrown on a classic country pillow with a dash of bluegrass on the side. Heartfelt, emotive lyrics in a unique country folk style. Allison Forbes has well and truly found her calling – to change the face of Country Music.
Aly’s style is an ecletic melding of Country Blues and Folk.
Aly Cook was named New Zealand Female Country Artist of the Year 2012 after a stellar year. Aly resides in rural Nelson, New Zealand from here she has build a global following with the use of social media marketing and moved into the Australian Country Music Scene where she travels to regularly.
Amber Joy Poulton
So many gigs & shows to see the year out & they are all listed on my “Gigs & Tours” page above. Make sure you click on it to see the gigs in VIC, SA, NSW & TAS. They’re all there & I hope that you can get to one. If not, make sure you let your friends in the area know. We artists rely on word of mouth & the country telegraph.
Thanks for all your support & make sure you keep supporting touring live music. It makes the world go round. AJ
Amberson Baggett Band
Hearing the Amberson-Baggett Band feels like a down-home visit with an old friend, who happens to own a fine record collection. Take a listen. Now, that’s not asking too much…you already like them. You just may not realize it yet.