Hailing from Melbourne, Meeking has been playing music for years, refining his self-described “rock with a pinch of country” sound, taking inspiration from classic rock icons like Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and Faces while also taking a page out of Lucinda Williams’ book, incorporating a dash of her Americana country-folk songwriting into the brew.
Benny Walker’s 2020 is off to a flying start as the singer, songwriter and guitarist prepares to release his fifth album and hit the Port Fairy Folk Festival stage for the first time.
From sports stadiums to pub stages, Samantha Sharpe has been writing music and performing around Melbourne for some time now, honing her skills and biding her time until her debut baby ‘Gilded Cage’ was finally ready to come out of the incubator, fully-fledged and ready to fly.
UK-based singer-songwriter Nathan Ball had a busy 2019. Finishing the year off with his single Borders alongside his debut Australian headline tour, and now he is kicking off 2020 supporting Ziggy Alberts on his mammoth Laps Around The Sun World Tour – huge!
You or your band could be joining the 2020 lineup, sharing the stage with the likes of this year’s headliners Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Frankie Cosmos (US), Sheer Mag (US), Dyson Stringer Cloher, Elizabeth, Surprise Chef, the ‘forever young’ Youth Group, indie song chef, Angie McMahon, and many more.
Following on from a massive 2019 that saw her release her debut track ‘2142’ and follow up ‘Play’, Western Sydney-based R&B artist A.GIRL AKA (Hinenui-Terangi Tairua) has made a triumphant entry into 2020 with her vivacious new single ‘All Over You’, produced by Taka Perry (Ruel, M-Phazes, Stellie).
As recipients of the Juno Award For Traditional Roots Album Of The Year, this triumphantly tenacious trio are breaking boundaries with their newest release entitled Yours To Break.