“Funky Rootsy high spirited, high vibrational music.
Infusing a combination of Funk, Jazz, Afrobeat and the underlying dance beats of the Reggae nations. Based in Maleny in SE QLD playing music of the world”.
“Tightly-knit, dark harmonies that tear through calamity with pristine, powerful force.”
“The musical equivalent of butterflies in your tummy. 4.5/5”
– Album of The Week, THE BRAG
“It’s quite a rare thing for an entire audience to be absolutely captivated during a performance, so much so that not a word is spoken, even from the drunks in the back.”
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Hailing from the Blue Mountains, award winning Australian solo artist Claude Hay blends slide guitar, bass and drums to create music that invokes the best of stomping traditional blues, hard rock and booty-shaking funk, all delivered with chops to burn and a vocal range to match. Claude is perhaps the world’s ultimate Do-It- Yourself musician – forging his live sound on the back of looping technology which allows him to create a band vibe without the band. This approach has seen this fiercely independent artist build an audience for his music globally with the release of three award-winning home-made albums. Taking DIY a step further than most, Claude has built all his own equipment: there’s ‘Betty’, his double-necked guitar which he made out of a kitchen bench top; there’s ‘Stella’, his new ‘Cigar Box’ guitar which started its life as a six dollar baking tin. He’s also built his own dome house and studio from the ground up, and pimped out his tour van with a shower and bar (a great move when you consider how much time he spends on the road).
Hosted by International Award Winning artist Carl Wockner. Featuring Ayla & Andrea Kirwin – this intimate event showcases a colaboration of songwriting tips, discussions, experience & performances from each artist. NOT TO BE MISSED!