This Newcastle based duo are more than your regular pub band. Through their improvisational jazzy guitar solos with playful vocals to suit, Birds of a Feather have the entertainment to suit your special event. Expect to be drawn in by their fusion of jazz/blues to popular songs. Specialising in wedding & functions, their diverse repertoire appeals to a wide demographic. Get in touch, with this combination you’re in for a treat!
Michael Duchesne (du-shane) is an Australian singer-songwriter & session musician based in Newcastle, Australia. Having honed his craft performing as a singer and guitarist since his teens, Michael’s lush vocals and guitar work has seen him both in studios and on tour with some of Australia’s most loved artists. Since 2012, Michael has featured in countless TV and radio commercials and recorded with likes of Ian Moss, Rufus and Birds of Tokyo. In recent years, Michael has toured as both rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist for Ngaiire, Ricki-Lee, and Aussie rock royalty Ian Moss (Cold Chisel).
Michael brings a level of professionalism and quality to his craft that makes him a highly sought after performer. Michael has an extensive repertoire and over 8 years experience performing for corporate and private events as well as for hundreds of happy couples. Michael will effortlessly craft his performance to ensure he sets the perfect atmosphere, tailoring his sound to fit the mood throughout each part of your day. Whether it’s with his smooth and earthy vocals as you or your bride walks down the aisle, setting a chilled atmosphere for your guests as they relax, or bringing the house down with all your favourite tunes.
Ned and Cristina have been performing for the past 6 years, covering Australia wide. Combining Cristina’s soulful vibrant vocals with Neds unique rhythmic guitar style and his smooth vocals they have established there name within Australia cover music scene. The duo both sing lead and BV’s while incorporating many different percussion sounds within their songs to be able to suit canape style, easy listening tunes to dance floor fillers later in the evening. Between Ned and Cristina they have repertoire of around 300 songs and perform a variety of modern hits and sing-a-long classics of all genres to suit your next event. Both artists have completed their studies at the renowned Australian Institute of Music in 2014 and maintain a perfect combination of experience and entertainment.
Terrance Wakewood and Ben Pittman are Downtown The Duo. Performing extensively with some of Newcastle’s best bands, the duo offers a more intimate outlet for these two musicians to share their talents and great music. Terrance’s soulful voice combined with Ben’s acoustic guitar create a fundamentally funky vibe. Their style and song selection forms an atmosphere for people to kick back, relax, dance and sing along.
With over 20 years of both covers and original music between them, Jess and Adam bring their experience and love of music together to create a fun and inviting performance. Their song list covers old and new, stretching across genres including rock, pop, country, jazz, blues, soul, funk and folk. Jess has performed in major venues like The Basement (Sydney), the former Sydney Entertainment Centre, The Vanguard (Sydney) and Lizottes (Newcastle). Adam has shared the stage with artists like The Screaming Jets, The Viper Creek Band and his own original band, Midnight Movers.Together they’re guaranteed to create an enjoyable vibe at your venue, wedding or event.
Featuring Paul Flaherty & Peter Lyndsay, Hey Poncho are experienced musicians with a vast repertoire who will suit any occasion.
Kazzie is a high energy artist covering an extensive range of genres, making her a perfect suit for any audience, venue or function. Adding to her outfit duo partner Wez, they are sure to be a favourite with their powerful vocal and guitar work shown in both easy-listening acoustics to upbeat classics.
Rhythmic guitar work under quick sharp lyrics, acoustic-driven folk/reggae/rap vocals including cajon and in sync harmonies weaving between the groove with ease will have you nodding your head in the back row or bouncing at the front without much need for encouragement.
2 Guys, Great Music and Good Fun! In a nutshell that is “The After Party”. These men have one goal and that is to entertain. With a list of songs representing everything from Pop, Rock, RnB and even Rap, from the 1960’s right through to today.
David’s musical capabilities range from guitar – both lead, acoustic, slide, bass, ukulele, didgeridoo, harmonica, keys, vocals and beat-boxing.
Jessica is also cool; she sings, plays the guitar and taps the tambourine when the occasion arises.
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