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AMNER SHEFFORD : BRILLIANT BUSKER

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 16, 2017

Amner Shefford interview By Baz Bardoe I recently found myself in the Melbourne CBD. I had just had some lunch and had a little bit of time to kill before a meeting, so I strolled along Swanston street. The area is well known for its high quality street performers and…

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BOB EVANS – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - March 16, 2017

Kev Mitchell, the Clark Kent of music is hitting the road once again under the guise of Bob Evans (minus the cape and ability to leap tall buildings in a single bound … although who really knows what he gets up to on tour!). Bob Evans is embarking on an…

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GANG OF BROTHERS

Posted in SDS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - March 16, 2017

We’re also delighted to present the highly acclaimed Gang of Brothers. Led by vibrant drummer, vocalist Buddy Siolo and featuring the amazingly talented brothers Andro, Dauno, Fenix and Banel Martinez, Sydney’s Gang of Brothers offer a cross-genre, musical assault you’re not going to want to miss. With their seriously phat grooves,…

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LOZZ BENSON

Posted in SDS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - March 16, 2017

Also announced for the SD&PS is singer, songwriter, band leader Lozz Benson. Lozz has played and toured with well-established Sydney acts including Urthboy, Pat Capocci, The Drey Rollan Band, Drummer Queens, The JHD Revival Band, Sirens Big Band and Rackett. Lozz is well known and respected in the Sydney music…

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LUCIUS BORICH

Posted in SDS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - March 16, 2017

Since sitting behind a kit for the first time at the age of 3, Lucius Borich has established a reputation as being one of Australia’s finest and most flexible drummers. In 1998, Lucius formed the highly regarded prog rock band Cog, who have gone on to become one of Australia’s…

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SD&P SHOW TIP: INTRO TO CONGAS

Posted in Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - March 15, 2017

Ahead of the Sydney Drum & Percussion Show (May 27 & 28 Rosehill Gardens), acclaimed international percussionist and educator Alex Pertout, takes us through an intro to the conga drum. Alex’s credits include Powderfinger, Paul Kelly, Jackson Browne, Little River Band w/John Farnham, Archie Roach, Hunters & Collectors, Daryl Braithwaite,…

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THOMAS LANG & VIRGIL DONATI FOR SYDNEY DRUM & PERCUSSION SHOW

Posted in Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - March 14, 2017

Thomas Lang & Virgil Donati  to headline the Sydney Drum & Percussion Show. Australian Musician and D’Addario Australia are thrilled to bring you two of the biggest names in the drumming world! Thomas Lang has headlined almost every major international drum festival in the world and has toured the globe…

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BETH HART TO FIRE UP BLUESFEST FLOOR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 12, 2017

Anyone who witnessed one of Grammy-nominated, singer-songwriter Beth Hart’s Bluesfest shows in 2014 or 2015, will know how much of a vocal storm she can ignite. Hart is one of those artists, who once you’ve experienced her live, you’ll never forget. Armed with a new album Fire On The Floor,…

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MICHAEL SCHACK

Posted in SDS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - March 12, 2017

We are thrilled to announced acclaimed Belgian drummer Michael Schack. Over the years, Michael has won several awards, has been nominated for “best clinician/ demonstrator” in international drummer magazine polls and just recently (Feb 2017) received the E-drummer Of The Year award for the third time. He’s also an affiliate…

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VIRGIL DONATI

Posted in SDS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - March 12, 2017

Since the mid-nineties Australian born, LA based drummer, Virgil Donati has been a household name, performing and touring with the likes of Tommy Emmanuel, Steve Vai and Allan Holdsworth, while also maintaining a busy schedule as a band leader and member of numerous recording and touring bands.

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