Live! at the Baptist
Featuring Benny Nelson, Wild Eyed Wonder, and Brooke Austen
Friday 10 May 2019
188 Brisbane Street, Ipswich QLD
Pre-purchased Tickets $10.00
Purchased at the door $15.00
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
(07) 3810 6100
Your connection to the most cutting edge and progressive music scene in Ipswich.
Live! at the Baptist is a place where unearthed bands and independent artists can rock-out live on stage. Experience the sublime sounds of this intimate and energetic venue featuring some of the best headline acts touring the country alongside up
and coming local artists.
A country boy hailing from North-West NSW, Benny Nelson knew from a young age that his small-town roots wouldn’t tame his big aspirations and at just 16 years of age, Benny moved to Sydney to pursue his career as a musician. In Sydney, he attended a Creative And Performing Arts High School.
After recording and releasing an EP in early 2017 Benny went on the road for 3 months with his 3-piece band to tour of the East Coast of Australia. The band played 27 shows in over 20 regional towns and cities from Cairns to Melbourne.
Touring original music has inspired Benny to write raw and honest lyrics influenced by his life experiences and make music inspired by the bands and artists who made an impact on his life from a young age to the present.
Benny is now writing new music and focusing on recording his debut album. TALK is a new direction and just a taste of what his debut album will offer.
Wild Eyed Wonder
Australian music artist, Wild Eyed Wonder is inspiring audiences all over the world, growing a local and international following with her fun and uplifting music. Combining her indie writing style with catchy pop hook lines, she’s on a mission to create an experience that will leave listeners feeling good.
Since her first appearance as Wild Eyed Wonder in 2016, singer/songwriter and talented multi-instrumentalist, Dee Bradbery has already been recognised for her work as a solo performer. From taking home first place in a local songwriting competition, to winning an award in the worldwide drumming contest “Hit Like A Girl”, she’s gaining momentum and doesn’t show signs of stopping any time soon.
Her latest single “Tall Trees” is the first of many new songs to be released over the coming year. Being all about new beginnings and personal growth, this song is the inspiration behind “The Tall Trees Project” – an experimental do-it-yourself album, put together by recording and releasing one song at a time from her home studio.
There is no doubting that Wild Eyed Wonder just wants to add positivity and love to the world through her music; she’s a true optimist destined for great things.
Brooke Austen is a local singer-songwriter based in Brisbane, Australia. Compared to artists such as Missy Higgins, Sara Bareilles and Colbie Callait, Brooke’s sound is an acoustic blend of contemporary folk, weaving the sound of the city with small town feel.
For the last couple of years, Brooke has been consistently writing and playing her original music in and around Brisbane, and is excited to be working on producing an EP to release later this year. She is in love with the way art connects people, and she endeavours to carry this feeling through her music and also through her work as a community arts facilitator.