Di Clark has been a powerhouse of the Brisbane jazz scene for the past two decades and has sung in many different settings from duos, small combos to big bands. She performs at the Brisbane Jazz Club (BJC) and around town on a regular basis. Her performances at BJC, “Diamonds of Swing” and “Jazz Rocks” were sell-out successes. Di has also performed in jazz clubs in the UK and in Europe, where sang at several jazz venues accompanied by the Libor Smoldas Trio.
Greg Stroud studied guitar in Melbourne under the tutelage of top Australian jazz guitarist Barry Morton. Greg’s relaxed, fluid guitar sound has complemented a diverse stylistic range of solo artists, duos, combos and big bands from the thriving Sydney/Newcastle club scene to the restaurants, hotels and island resorts of North Queensland.
Di and Greg , as the vocal/ guitar D’Nossa Duo , have a broad repertoire of songs emphasising the Great American Songbook and Latin standards in addition to contemporary songs given a unique jazz and/or latin flavour . Ideal for background and ambience, together with up-tempo tunes for dancing. D’Nossa Duo provide tasteful, relaxing music at an appropriate volume whatever your venue or function.
Local pop rock duo Honey Dukes is bringing sunshine pop back to Redlands! Audiences are drawn into the Honey Duke’s groove and fans of all ages find themselves humming those catchy choruses for days! The duo’s original songs have tantalising hints of retro classics layered with quirky chords and emotive lyrics. And they know how to get the crowd on their feet with their original music (and select covers of everyone’s favourites).
Honey Dukes is a Brisbane duo comprising Marc Vincent (guitar and backing vocals) and Jude Calderazzo (vocals). Honey dukes started as a loose pop rock outfit, incorporating slick guitar driven melodies honed over Marc’s impressive rock career and a fresh twist of clever lyrics and textured arrangements brought by Jude.
Honey Dukes has been gigging locally around Brisbane for the past 2 years. With guitar driven live performances, Honey Dukes create a laidback and more intimate vibe with Marc on acoustic guitar, or high energy party vibe when he amps up on the electric. This is a polished and professional outfit that is experienced and reliable.
Joe Geia is a renowned First Nation singer songwriter who sounds his heritage and history. “Through his music he asks us not to sustain in mourning but to commemorate, not to rise in anger but to live in hope, and he also asks us to share in traditions that he brings to us through song. His music therefore is music of consequence for all Indigenous people, and for all Australians. “ – Christopher Sainsbury, Music Professor, ANU School of Music.
Joe Geia’s contribution to the arts is highly significant and enduring. As the writer of renowned songs such as Yil Lull and Uncle Willie he remains an active recording and performing artist sharing his Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture through music.
North Stradbroke Island raised, musician and live looping artist Kyle Bryant brings an electrifying, contemporary spin on music like no other. Using the art of live looping, Kyle uses his guitar to strum and drum songs from the classics to today’s hits. With experience in beatboxing, vocal harmonisation and bass playing, Kyle creates a wall of sound with his loop station, keeping audiences entertained for hours!
North Stradbroke Island 4183
Little Steely Brothers are a 6 piece band, many of the members live in the Redlands, and we preform several different shows such as “The Best of Little River Band Show”, “The Best of the Eagles Show”, and “Sounds of the West Coast”, or a combination of all.
Four piece all women covers band – We have you covered! Parties, corporate functions, weddings, pubs, restaurants, anything! We can play unplugged or lightly amplified for small intimate parties and bars or bring a full PA and lighting for larger venues and events. Originals band – Quirky, unique music with jazz, blues, world and rock influences, stunning vocal harmonies, exciting song arrangements, a touch of naughtiness and an infectious energy.
Celtic band- With over 15 years of playing Celtic music at Irish pubs, Festivals and St Patricks Days Mama Juju & The Jam Tarts can play all your traditional favourites from Danny Boy to Whiskey In The Jar as well as modern tracks by Van Morrison, The Corrs, The Cranberries and U2.
Known to the World as “The Angel of Australia”, the locals in Redlands call her “Redland’s Songbird. With 14 years of extensive international touring and successful concerts under her belt, Mirusia is one of the most sought after classical crossover sopranos in the world.
At the age of 21, Mirusia was announced as the youngest ever recipient of the prestigious Dame Joan Sutherland Opera Award. After graduation of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, her career blossomed when she toured the world as star soprano with André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra for over 10 years. The stadium-size concerts have forwarded Mirusia the most wonderful opportunities of singing before country leaders, royalty and millions of fans and all have marvelled at the clarity, dexterity and the exquisite sound of her voice.
She now tours the world as a solo artist, with sell out tours across Europe and Australia. Her albums always place highly on the ARIA Album and DVD charts, with her albums and DVDs reaching the number one position on the Pop, Classical Crossover, Jazz & Blues and Music DVD Charts in Australia, including her 2021 #1 release “Live in Concert”, filmed at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Mirusia has appeared on over 20 million DVDs and albums sold across the world together with André Rieu and more recently has collaborated with The Seekers and The Wiggles.
When not touring she invests in the lives of other young, talented up and coming singers; mentoring and producing recordings. Mirusia is also the International Ambassador for the Australian Children’s Music Foundation, the Redland Foundation and Silver Memories.
Graeme Press (Mirusia’s Music Director) about Mirusia: “Her voice is true and pure over her entire range, register and repertoire. Her performances are consistently flawless; being both alluring and charming … and the audience never fails to leave a concert feeling entertained and enriched – A delightful person on and off the stage and worthy of the acclaim and recognition that she receives.”
MIRUSIA IS MANAGED WORLDWIDE BY ROBERT RIGBY AT FIRST ARTISTS
Paula Boo, Minjerribah Island songbird, weaves her acoustic soul through her music and her art. Stories from her Canadian, Lebanese and Norwegian songlines to create a universal and uplifting voice that connects with the ancestors, the oceans, the land and celebrates culture.
An artist, a musician and a scientist by trade, Paula Boo has many a musical and often hilarious story to share through the deep resonance of her connection to community, land, the plant world, animals and spirit and shares what it means to traverse both the creative and logical worlds. She sings from a pure space, she sings for peace, for love and laughter. Wherever Paula Boo is, there is sure to be good times, real talk, tears of joy and heartfelt connection.
For gig bookings Please contact Paula Boo
Redlands Coast Ukes got together some 13 years ago. We are a covers band and our repertoire is varied and popular, incorporating great lead vocals and harmonies. Our range of instruments include all size ukes, cajon, congas and percussion. We have performed at many events and festivals such as Redfest, Wynnum Fringe, Newcastle Newkulele, Brisbane Spruke, Sunshine Coast Festival, Folk Redlands Ukulele Festival, Binary Swing Time, Redlands Ukulele Festival, Manly Halloween Street Festival, Celebration of Volunteers, Stradbroke and Macleay Island events. We also recently featured on the Make Music Day Australia 2021 Highlights Reel.
We can perform in our full size group of some 10-12 members or as a smaller group of 5-6 members. We have our own current Public Liability Insurance.
Redland Bay 4163