Tay Oskee

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Sunday 14th January, 3:30pm. Free entry.

Tay Oskee is a multi-instrumentalist playing a variety of guitars, banjo, harmonica and percussion.

With a musical style that is wide and varied Tay can take you on a journey from chilled beach tunes to punchy riff driven roots music with distinctive multicultural influences.

Raised in what most would call paradise, Tay took many influences from the surrounding beauty of Mission Beach, also from his early years of living amongst the Aboriginal people of North East Arnhem Land.

It was here where he was surrounded by a strong connection to the land and the sounds of ancient music and dance.

These influences can be heard in his lyrics and music where he communicates through songs of nature, hope, love, and personal journeys.

Tay's live shows have been praised for their incredible dynamics with the ability to leave crowds silent while he weaves through beautiful ballads of love and hope.

While in the next breath he can have the whole crowd in a dancing frenzy with his infectious build ups and rhythms.

Tay has had sold out shows, played Splendour in The Grass, Byron Bay Blues Festival and has supported acts such as Ash Grunwald, Mat Mchugh, Jeremy Loops (RSA) and Bonjah and most recently Sarah McLeod [Super Jesus] and Kim Churchill.

2017 has begun with a bang, Tay Oskee is this year's Bluesfest Busking Competition winner and has the honour of being Bluesfest 2018's first confirmed artist.

In Jan 2018 Tay will be heading to WA for the first time and you can see Tay Oskee on the verandah at Settlers Tavern on Sunday Jan 14th.