Arising from Australia’s ‘Mid North Coast’ region, Madelyn is an up and coming artist with a wealth of experience, despite being in her early 20’s. Sitting within contemporary folk, Madelyn brings together the two genres, creating one of its own. Completing just under 600 live shows in 2 and a half years in a duo act up and down the Australian coastline including supports with Toni Childs, Thirsty Merc, The Choir Boys, Karise Eden and many more, Madelyn has ventured solo in 2021 and is vastly becoming on of the Hunter Regions live acts to watch, now offering corporate/ wedding and function packages. If you’re looking for a solo artist who can offer acoustic renditions of the classics alongside being able to bring a hype to your venue, function, wedding or festival – Madelyn is it!
Chilean born Nano has been musically influenced by two cultures. During his performances you will be able to experience Latin/Spanish, rock, funk and reggae fused into his music.
His fun and energetic personality will no doubt have you becoming a fan and follower once you have seen him perform live. Nano is a talented and inspiring singer/songwriter who enjoys performing and making people have a good time. His writing style branches out from his Latin roots to blues, rock and contemporary music.
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.
Michael is available as a soloist, duo, trio or band.
Ned Verwey is an established musician who is well established in the club, wedding and corporate event scene. Ned’s rhythmic guitar style and smooth vocals makes him the perfect choice for any function requiring easy listening tunes to dance floor fillers. Covering hits from the 1940s – current, Ned plays a variety of genres and can tailor his performance to suit any event. Ned maintains a level of professionalism and a love for music of the highest quality leading to a perfect combination of experience and entertainment.
Ned is available as a soloist, duo, trio, 4 piece band or 5-7 piece band.
17 year old singer/songwriter Bree Rusev started songwriting and performing just months after picking up the guitar for the first time at age 14. Bree’s music is inspired by artists including Dean Lewis, Ben Howard, Matt Corby and Ziggy Alberts. She plays a range of old and new covers as well as originals and has been playing regularly at functions and venues around Newcastle for the past couple of years.
‘Bree’s vocals perfectly compliment her pop-folk sound. Bree creates something special that keeps you listening.’ – Tara Campbell from Temporary Dreamer
Newcastle-based muso Cass Eleven is a prolific songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist. She began playing at a young age and has performed with ensembles from orchestras to ska bands, at venues from the Sydney Opera House to Splendour in the Grass, on the bill with acts including Xavier Rudd, Jon English and Reel Big Fish.
Luke Ligtenberg, is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has recently embarked on a fusion-fuelled solo endeavour. Utilising an eclectic mix of guitars, loop pedals, didgeridoos, sample pad, vocals and harmonica, his ground-breaking show leaves audiences struck by the proficiency with which he wields each instrument, and the harmonious way he chains together such a diverse blend of blues, folk and soft surf-rock.
Australian born singer/songwriter Nick Rage has done it all. From touring across the United States on multiple national tours, to sharing the stage with giants like Bon Jovi and Stone Sour, to recording albums that have been heard on commercial radio stations all across the world. After returning from his US tour, Nick Rage is hitting the stage once again with a fresh look and a new mission: to bring music to the world. With a new record in the works, Nick has finally returned home to the local music scene, where it all began.
Wez is a seasoned professional who has entertained thousands of punters and venues over a career spanning 25+ years. A great vibe with a seemingly endless catalogue, he exudes professionalism and is comfortable providing a solo, duo, trio, through to a full band experience. Wez’s extensive repertoire, listed below, is full of classics and ranges from the 50’s & 60’s through the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s to current hits of the 2000’s.
Jess Knaus was lucky enough to grow up playing classical and contemporary music since childhood, later developing her own jazz and groove inspired sound as she began to perform live, both covers and originals. Jess has since been performing professionally across Newcastle, the Hunter Valley, Central Coast and Sydney since 2012.