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Contemporary/Roots Artists:


PAUL ROBERT BURTON(NSW) solo vocalist/guitarist or band

Paul is probably best known for his eclectic Jazz/Blues/Swing/Celtic band “The Shuffle Kings”. Formed in May 1996, with a history of over 10 years and 2500 shows “The Shuffle” has grown into a veritable force of quality musicians. They have recorded four albums, one live DVD and have performed over 3000 shows throughout Australia & Europe. As well as continuing to work with the Shuffle Kings, Paul has also performed with “Jim Conway’s Big Wheel. Their current CD “Little Story”, was nominated for an ARIA (Best Blues Album 2004). He is recording and playing on a new album for Steve Prestwich (drummer and songwriter for Cold Chisel), as well as recording and performing shows with founding members of The Angels, John & Rick Brewster, The Brewster Brothers.. Other artists that Paul has performed & recorded with include: Jimmy Barnes, Phil Emmanuel, Felicity Urqhart, Doug Mulray, Nathan Cavaleri, " Kevin Borich Roots 'n Blues Band", Pete Wells (guitarist Rose Tattoo), Paul Demarco, The Harlem Shuffle, Eddy Youngblood (featuring Elvis's original drummer DJ Fontana), Dave Wray (Frank Bennett), Jim Conway, Paul Kelly, Ed Kuepper, Andrew Clermont, Steve Berry, Dave Tice. Paul offer a solo or duo combo with blues showman GLEN TERRY or keyman extraordinaire: MIKE GUBB. Ideal for corporate to intimate pubs/clubs... he isn't just a show, he is the show!!!!!! ONE MAN, TOO MANY INSTRUMENTS!!!


Gutsy slide blues and vocals

Triple JJJ airplay, now a leading star on music festival circuit, she has one gutsy voice (reminiscient of Janis Joplin), a tearing rhythm on slide guitar accompanied by Jeffrey's riffs on mandolin and guitar. Her music is mesmerising, empowering and lifts an audience to its feet as she takes her slide blues into the popular music realm.. providing the perfect crossover.
You can walk into a Dallas gig suffering a fit of the blue devils and then there is something about her voice- the way she is a mix of optimism and realism- the blend of raunch and humour- that makes it all alright. Better than alright! Her debut solo EP, Acoustic Slide Groove she had no idea she would be winner of JJJ’s ‘Light Your Fuse’ comp. in March this year (with over 500 entries Australia wide) nominated as a finalist for APRA’s prestigious Professional Development Award, 2006, support Xavier Rudd on his recent national tour April , and then in May, short-listed for the John Butler (JB Seed) grant with two of her songs hitting #1 on MP3.com. A top act now in big demand around Australia.. Hot with the Triple J listeners! Ideal for festivals, pub and club shows...(supplied from artist website)



JONNO ZILBER (ACT) Solo acoustic vocalist/guitarist
Band: Jonno and the Zilberfish (3 piece)
Contemporary blues and roots

In the blues foot prints of Lloyd Spiegel, Jonno Zilber’s remarkable talent belies his years. A gifted guitarist and singer, he has penned many of his own songs and does some great blues covers. This is a young man to watch, with his Col Clarkson guitar in hand, stomp box, warm voice and his on the ball stage skills. Ideal for cafes, wineries and support act for touring artists: Ross Ward, Lloyd Spiegel and he already has produced his first CD. Jonno's band appeared at the recent Goulburn Australian Blues Festival 2006 and he also performed at the National Folk Festival 2006, National Press Club, Platform 3, Old Canberra Inn and Merry Muse. Jonno is about to do a 10 gig tour of Tasmania. Great for wineries, support act to shows, clubs and pubs and festivals - a confident and talented young man who is destined to make a name for himself.



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