Chris Aronsten is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from northern New South Wales.
Playing guitar,fiddle and mandolin and with warm passionate vocals and original songs, Chris has toured with Maddy Prior,and supported Christy Moore,Lunasa,Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick.
He’s recently appeared at festivals and folk clubs in Australia and the UK including Woodford, Yackandandah, TurningWave, Uranquinty, Maldon and Music at the Creek and the National Folk Festival in Canberra as well as Warwick Folk Festival and Broadstairs Folk Week in the UK.
Jamie Ashforth is a musician of 30 years experience based on the North Coast of NSW. Some of you will know Jamie as the amazing harmonica player and guitarist from The Bohemian Cowboys (one of Byron Bay’s longest standing and much loved bands), Goodrich and The Dave Scott Band. Others may know him as the founder and former proprieter of Byron Sound Lounge. Still others may recognise him as a ubiquitous presence behind a mixing desk at many venues in and around the North Coast.
What you may not know is that Jamie is a talent in his own right, a singer, a songwriter, session harmonica player (most notably with The Tea Party on their Ocean at The End album and on the upcoming Lepers and Crooks Album), a father, a friend, a mentor and a long time supporter of music and musicians on the north coast.