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Cielle Montgomery, Kimberly Wheeler & Rebecca Bastoli

Cielle Montgomery 640 2016People come from all walks of life and their songs are a reflection of that. From the following three artists you'll be able to share those journeys.
Cielle Montgomery is a Singer/Songwriter known for her captivating stage presence and ability to move audiences with her soulful, resonating sound. Audiences will be treated to an intimate listening experience consisting of tracks from her upcoming album "Walking Free", which features James Church on Dobro,as well as songs by a range of artists that inspire James & Cielle as songwriters. With their combination of undeniable chemistry, skillful acoustic instrumentation and vocal harmonies, this is a musical pairing not to be missed.

Kimberly Wheeler 640 2016Kimberly Wheeler is a Modern folk singer and storyteller, playing new folk originals and re-imaging of the old in a trad acoustic delivery incorporating guitar, bass fiddle, clogging and oft' joined by a banjo or fiddle player.
Her award winning original songs are lyrical & quirky. Widely respected as a singer, upright bassist and member of Little Rabbit, Uncle Bill & played with the renowned Dan Hicks in his time in Oz.
“My songs often start with an inkling or a seed of a feeling and a little groove.” she says. “when I write a song, I always think it will come out sounding like ‘oh brother where art thou’. I am shocked when this doesn’t happen. It almost never happens. Instead I get a new song, and I am happy when that song stands on its own”




Rebecc Bastoli image 2016 640Rebecca Bastoli is a folk singer/songwriter from Sydney releasing her crowdfunded debut EP “Stranger” at the beginning of 2015.
Since then she has performed at Festivals such as the National Folk Festival, and The Illawarra Folk Festival. Her songs are insightful reflections on relationships, travels and life’s fleeting connections that are at once melancholy and hopeful.
Rebecca Bastoli immerses you in stories and dreams, with songs that are both lilting and disarming.
“It boggles my mind how talented Rebecca Bastoli is – in such a short time she has mastered both the guitar and mandolin and written some of the most poignant songs I’ve heard in ages.” -Timber and Steel

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