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Marisa Quigley has the voice you will never forget

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Sometimes you hear a voice and you just go ‘wow’.

Marisa Quigley is the vessel of such a voice – you can listen to her sing over and over again and just never get tired of the silken timbre and constant power behind her every word.

Quigley is no stranger to the area, having played Bluesfest some years ago with her band Chubby Rae & the Elevators and Blues on Broadbeach, both with the band and most recently with guitarist Jim Dyson playing her solo material.

Marisa delivers an eclectic package of alt country, gospel, blues and contemporary folk, and shows a unique capacity to translate her insightful stories into captivating, lyrical journeys. Quigley’s debut solo album opened at number one in the Blues & Roots Music Australian Radio Charts and features a guest performance from fellow blues lover, Ash Grunwald.

marisa-quigley-IMG_8795Engaging you from her ‘home on the stage’ you can’t help be captivated by Marisa’s dynamic presence, hauntingly beautiful vocals and earthy humour. She will in one breath have you in stitches with her irreverent wit and in the next move you to tears with her breathtaking melodic stories.

Her songs are a testament to a life well lived; some tell the dark and desperate tales of murderers, gypsies and slaves; others are full of purpose and meaning while many are just a darn tootin’ barrel o’ fun.

Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2007 Australian Blues Music Awards and semifinalist in the 2012 International Songwriting Competition, she is unquestionably a self-made songstress and a voice to be reckoned with.

Fresh from her appearance on Australia’s most popular vocal talent show and the release of her latest EP, Gypsy’s Lament, Melbourne-based singer/songwriter Quigley is set to play at The Treehouse in Byron Bay this Friday, September 27.

 

 


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