Curly Ann & The Cowboy Band
This bunch of ‘Band-its’ will rustle up some absolutely classic kick-ass country with a few wild cards thrown in for good measure.
Heading up this gang is Curly Ann aka Carylann – known for her dynamic fireball brand of vocals, ‘squeezebox’ & keys. Life is a musical highway for this multi-talented musician & song writer who has wowed many audiences at festivals & events throughout the land.
Throw in Nick ‘Blue Eyes’ Bourke, the singing cowboy from the Deep South with his unmistakeable crowd-pleasing stage presence, vocal ability & several Gold Guitars in his holster.
From his Taupo guitar school ‘Studio199’, on killer lead guitar is nationally renowned Lance ‘Merciless’ Murch. Multiple Gold Guitar winner, judge & Musical Director of the NZ Gold Guitars Showcase in Tamworth for 12 years.
Apart from fronting his own band, Lance also plays lead for in-demand band ‘Hired Gunz’.
Highly sought-after drummer & percussionist Robert ‘The Rustler’ Antonio is also part of the ‘Hired Gunz’ outfit. A graduate of The Los Angeles Music Academy (now The Los Angeles College of Music) he is kept busy in the Wellington music scene.
Wielding the longest axe is Mark ‘The Maverick’ Corbett – head hunted from Taranaki where he’s well known for his vocal & instrumental skills.
An integral part of several line-ups including the hugely popular Irish band ‘Shaskeen Reel’.