Easy Pickings Band
Acoustic/Covers solo duo or 4 piece band
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Weddings, corporate events, private functions and live music venues, Easy Pickings are a dynamic, live acoustic duo featuring melodic female lead vocals/guitar accompanied by a vibrant, male rhythm guitar/vocalist.
Also available with a full band, Easy Pickings have opened for Passenger, Chocolate Starfish, Daryl Braithwaite, Dragon and the Black Sorrows. Bringing a repertoire spanning from contemporary folk to rocking old school favourites, their setlist includes covers from Angus & Julia Stone, Foo Fighters, Powderfinger, The Pretenders and Paul Kelly just to name a few. An accomplished guitarist and gifted performer, Dale has performed professionally throughout the Cairns region for the past five years.
Kim is a talented vocalist who was recently nominated as a finalist for 'Best Live Entertainment' at the 2012 Douglas Business Awards and recently released her debut solo Ep.
Easy Pickings full vocal and guitar sound mean they do not use backing tracks, and their professional,natural style coupled with a fun, vibrant energy and stage presence has seen them rapidly become a popular local duo.
Some kind word's from previous clients:
We wanted to send a huge thank you to you and Dale. Our wedding day was filled with lots of fun, laughter and love. Made even more special by the perfect music from Easy Pickings. We continue to receive comments from our guests about how great your music was, and how equally fabulous you both were.So with a big cyberspace hug, THANK YOU! It was a pleasure to meet you both
Jo Davies - Private wedding client
We just wanted to say thanks again for playing such unreal music all night at our wedding! It was totally what we wanted. You guys are great!
Mitch and Nicole - Private wedding client 2013
We contracted Easy Pickings for a corporate event in Port Douglas recently and were very impressed with the bands flexibility and extensive repertoire. Our guests were Americans with many different tastes in music and you managed to please them all! Your professionalism on stage and obvious musical abilities were appreciated.
Thank you for a great evening!
Deb Saunders Founding Partner
Encore Incentives, Meetings & Events Pty Limited
Flames of the Forest has worked with Easy Pickings on several occasions, for both high end incentive groups and domestic corporate groups. Easy Pickings give a polished performance and engage easily with guests in a professional, friendly manner. We look forward to having Easy Pickings entertain our guests in the future.
Natalie Johnson, Sales Manager, Flames of the Forest.
Both of these talented artists represent the natural laid back style of Port Douglas and their music has a true Port Douglas flavor.
Ken Dobbs - President Port Douglas Chamber of Commerce www.pdcc.com.au
Kim and Dale were fabulous. Their casual, easy style was perfect for our day and everyone enjoyed chiling out under the stars listening to their relaxed vibe. The playlist was exactly what we wanted. Perfect.5/5
Kath & Jeremy Ashton (Private Wedding client)
Easy Pickings are fantastic! Their music is perfect for every occasion I have seen them perform, and their presence adds a whole new element to any event."
Alison George www.catseyeproductions.com.au
- Check out the Easy Pickings Facebook page for photos & audio demos: www.facebook.com/easypickingsband or www.kimhurleymusic.com.au
|Australian acts :
Vance Joy - Riptide
Birds of Tokyo - Violet
Paul Kelly - Dumb Things, Careless, Turning to white
Waifs - Lighthouse, Bridal Train, Sun Dirt Water, Since I've been around, Sweetest Dream, Willow Tree
Angus/Julia Stone - Big Jet Plane, Black Crow, And The Boys
Powderfinger - Sunsets, My Happiness, All of the dreamers, Love your way
Bernard Fanning - Songbird
The Angels - See your face again
Grinspoon - Just Ace
Gangajang - Sounds of then
Pete Murray - Opportunity, Happy Ground
The Church - Under the Milky way
You am I - Berlin Chair
Kylie Minogue - Cant get you out of my head
Mental as Anything - Nips are getting bigger
Living End - Whose gonna save us
Sarah Blasko - All I Want
Bob Evans - Dont you think its time
Hunters & Collectors - Throw your arms around me
Divinyls - Pleasure and Pain
Cruel Sea - Black Stick
Black Keys - Gold on the Ceiling, Little black submarines
Passenger - Let her go, Holes
Langhorne Slim - This is the way we move
Rodriguez - I Wonder, Rich Folks Hoax
Van Morrison - Brown eyed girl
Bryan Adams - Summer of 69
Soft Cell - Tainted love
Madness - Must be love
Proclaimers - 500 Miles
Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun
Foster the People - Pumped up kicks
The Cure - Love song
Mumford & Sons - Little lion man
OutKast - Hey Ya
La Roux - Bulletproof
Rihanna - Umbrella
Colbie Caillat - Bubbly
Foo Fighters - Next Year, Times like these, Big Me, Learn to Fly
Oasis - Hello, Songbird, The Importance of being idle
Stereophonics - I wouldnt believe your radio, Dakota
Greenday - Warning, Good Riddance, When I come around
Fleetwood Mac - Stop dragging my heart, Landslide, Dreams
Nancy Sinatra - These boots
Tom Petty - Breakdown, Don't do me like that
The Monkees - Stepping Stone
Semisonic - Closing Time
U2 - In God's Country
The Pretenders - Don't get me wrong
The Killers - Mr Brightside
Bee Gees - Love somebody
Bob Dylan - Blowing in the wind
Billy Holiday - Summertime
Buddy Johnson - Since I fell for you
Creedance - Bad Moon Rising
Beatles/Eddie Vedder - Hide your love away
Guns and Roses - Sweet child of mine
Johnny Cash - Walk the line
Kings of Leon - Use Somebody
Paolo Nuttini - Candy
Carolina Liar - Im not Over
Cake - Palm of your hand
Dan Mangan - Robots, Road Regrets
Queens of the Stone Age - Lullaby
Fran Healy - Sing
The Verve - Drugs dont work
Dawn Penn - No, no, no
|Fleetwood Mac, Angus and Julia Stone, The Waifs, Paul Kelly, Oasis, Foo Fighters, The Pretenders and many, many more.
|Every gig is a highlight - we love playing for folks that love music! Some of our favourite local venues include The Central Hotel, Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas, Salsa Bar & Grill and the fantastic Flames Of The Forest venue in Mowbray Valley. Opening for Chocolate Starfish, Daryl Braithwaite, Passenger (UK), Dragon and the Black Sorrows was pretty fun too!