Get to know our musicians
Every weekend we have some of the most talented musicians in Perth performing on our stage in our rooftop dining area. Here is a little more information about our artists in residence. Don't forget to check out our events page to see whose performing this weekend.
Manchester born Alex Turner is a young singer songwriter. With over 8 years of live performance experience clocked locally and domestically, he finds comfort blending his soul and hip-hop influenced folk music. Honest and energetic shows reflect his lust for vocal improvisation around truthfully crafted lyrics. With a large eclectic repertoire of contemporary and popular songs, Alex can offer music tailored to suit any crowd. At age 17, a government music grant alowed Alex to travel through Europe and India for 7 months, performing and gaining international mentorship from numerous respected individuals and organisations, including Abbey Roads technician Andy Walter. Currently, Alex now studies Music Composition at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).
Becky May trained at W.A.A.P.A and gained her BA in Dance (2004) and a Certificate Two in Musical Theatre ( 2002). After that she travelled around the world performing in Dance and Music Theatre Roles and lived in Vancouver, Canada where she taught Music Theatre and Voice to Kids. In 2008 she settled in Perth and created ‘The Ruby Roses’ with two friends. A three-part harmony vocal group for corporate entertainment. This is where she began to discover her voice even further in a professional environment. For the last 5 years Becky has been teaching voice, writing songs and producing music. Currently she is writing songs for a New Australian Musical, set to debut at the end of 2015. Her sultry, dynamic and soulfu voice melt her audiences and her joyful love of performing is clear. A relative new comer to the professional music scene here in Perth, she is keen to share her unique sound with new audiences.
Hannah Clare is Perth based singer and songwriter. With over 5 years’ experience performing both interstate and domestically, Hannah Clare is an acoustic artist of many colourful layers. Accompanied with a soulful voice and a relaxed live presence, she has crafted her performance together with an eclectic selection of classic and contemporary songs all individually tailored to create a beautiful mood and atmosphere. With a genuine love for honest song writing and beautiful vocal melodies, Hannah Clare has blended her unique style of acoustic folk influences to suit any function or special event.
Jasmin Anna is an acoustic singer songwriter from Fremantle, Western Australia. As well as writing and performing original music, Jasmin has been performing cover songs at venues across Perth professionally for the last 4 years. With an extensive repertoire, Jasmin Anna is suitable for all kinds of occasions and has gained lots of experience playing at weddings, private functions, pubs and even children’s parties. She is recognised for her unique husky, smooth vocals and her rhythmic ability on guitar.
JAX is a Perth based musician with powerhouse vocals, an acoustic guitar, a versatile repertoire and a Masters degree in performance. Before moving to Perth, JAX performed all over Queensland having moved along the East Coast from Cairns to Brisbane gaining performance experience in intimate events such as ceremonies and birthdays, all the way through to providing entertainment for corporate functions, wedding receptions and larger venues. Having 'gigged' regularly from the age of 18 as a solo musician, in a duo and a trio; she has developed a wide range of music from the latest hits to the old school classics - a variety of songs that can be catered for any occasion.
Justin Martins is a pop acoustic act that covers all your favourite tunes in his extensive musical repertoire. He performs solo or duo and audiences have likened his upbeat performances to sounds of Jason Mraz but with the chilled out vibe of Jack Johnson. Over the past six years JMQ has performed all over Perth and Australia as a soloist, a duo act and in local indie-electronic outfit, Our Man in Berlin. His musical collaborations have taken him overseas to perform in Singapore, and have been awarded numerous WAMi nominations. As a singer/songwriter JMQ’s creative arrangements connect contrasting pop songs together, earning him a reputation for his catchy pop mash-ups. (Who would have thought Ben E. King’s classic ‘Stand By Me’ and Justin Timberlake’s ‘Senorita’ were the perfect pair?!) JMQ’s eclectic repertoire allows him to easily move between pubs/taverns, corporate and private events, weddings and charity events.
Nadene's sound has been likened to that of Missy Higgins, Lianne la Havas and Joss Stone. Although she is not confined to any one genre, she takes a great deal of inspiration from folk, country folk, indie pop and jazz to shape her own unique sound. Artists such as Amy Winehouse, Norah Jones, Alanis Morissette, Jack Johnson and Angus and Julia Stone have all had a major impact in the creation of this rising artist.
Perth based singer/songwriter Tom Wolfe brings a full performance with nothing but his vocals, his piano and his loop station. His unique voice brings life to new pop songs as well as many classics. He is the perfect fit for your any venue or event.
Trent Williams is an accomplished Australian folk/pop artist from Perth. He first picked up the guitar at 13 and played in several bands throughout his teens before choosing to play exclusively as a solo artist. Trent has spent the last 10 years playing music nationally and internationally honing in on his unique acoustic style. Trent's live set consists of a broad range of covers and original music. 'Stories From Our Times' is the debut EP release from Trent and has received a largely positive response drawing comparisons to such artists as Vance Joy, Passenger and Paul Kelly. The 2 singles have wracked up several thousands of downloads and streams along with airplay nationally on Triple J and many community radio stations.