LIVE N’ LOCAL: Jake Folbigg, My Friend Rupert & Sarah McLennan

It’s another great showcase of local talents at this week’s Live N’ Local gig at Lizotte’s in Lambton. Check out who’s on the line up after the jump.

Jake Folbigg

A regular at various venues around Newcastle, The Hunter and Central Coast, Jake draws inspiration from all forms of music and prides himself on achieving a great sound acoustically (no backing tracks). His unique style, evident in his original album release of 2013 draws a smile from all crowds and receives nothing but rave reviews.

My Friend Rupert

My Friend Rupert

Ellen and Matt first met at a local open mic night where they both performed solo sets. A short conversation later the pair agreed to try their different styles together, and arranged a jam for the following week. With both individuals bringing a different influence into the mix, they discovered a unique and exciting sound that they were eager to share.

With Matt currently studying song writing at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, and Ellen having a musical background of jazz vocals, ‘My Friend Rupert’ is sure to deliver an entertaining mixture of covers and originals suitable for any event.

Sarah McLennan

Sarah McLennan’s music has taken her on a journey across the globe. She’s made a name for herself through touring and performing in many corners of the world. Since completing her Bachelor of Music in 2011, Sarah has pursued her music in fields of original compositions, cover performances and through tuition and coaching of students internationally. Her original compositions have been received with high praise – her music was published as a supplement to Australian Author Simone M. Leslie’s Book ‘It’s OK to be Beautiful – Heavenly Whispers to a Broken Heart’ amongst other accolades. She has also been a ghostwriter for several international acts, receiving national praise in songwriting competitions (one composition was a finalist in the Great American Song Contest), amongst others.

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