Tobias Hengeveld & James Kenyon

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Tobias Hengeveld & James Kenyon

Two of Melbourne’s finest will finish up their little adventure together will full band performances at The Bridge, Castlemaine on June 19. First we welcome Tobias Hengeveld (pictured). Tobias has been a part of the Melbourne indie-folk scene for a good decade or more. You may know him as one half of Scout Hall or perhaps as the principal songsmith for The Night Bell. He is also a pretty handy solo performer. His new solo album, The Daylight Express, was written throughout the winter of 2012. Its name is owed to the rail service that ran from Melbourne to Sydney and is described as a “dynamic ride of moody rock tunes, down to dark ballads that draw you in a bit closer”. Next we welcome James Kenyon. The third of five Irish Catholic kids, James was born in Gawler, SA, but these days calls Melbourne home. He grew up on a community farm before taking odd jobs to pay his way. Later, he studied fine art at the VCA, taking advantage of the college’s studio to write and record. Describing his songwriting as a “view from a car or a busted metal bridge or a window in a hall”, he released his debut album, The North Pole, in 2012.