The McMenamins

Folk/Country/Originals Duo

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The McMenamin siblings create a unique sound drawing on alt-country, folk and blues & roots influences. After several national tours, many festivals and supports for major artists including Jason Mraz, Missy Higgins, The Waifs, & Ray LaMontagne, their three independent albums out through MGM distribution have received critical acclaim and international radio play. They have recently toured the US twice and appeared at major international music industry conferences including Americana Music Festival in Nashville and Folk Alliance in Memphis. After winning 2 QLD Music Awards (most recently for their song \'Umbrella Town\') they have just performed at the 2013 Byron Bay Bluesfest on their national tour supporting their 4th Studio album \'Sand and Stone\'.

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Set list
Original songs with select covers in the Adult Contemporary, Singer Songwriter, Country, Pop, Folk and Blues & Roots genres. . Set can range from 45 min to three sets of 45 mins.
Influences
Patti Griffin, Ray Lamontagne, The Waifs, Gillian Welch, Paul Kelly, Crowded House, Hank Williams, Bob Dylan, NIck Drake, Jeff Buckley, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Kasey Chambers, Bernard Fanning, Amos Lee, Kings of Leon, Be Good Tanyas, Missy Higgins, Indigo Girls, Brandi Carlilse, Pink, KT Tunstall, Aretha, Etta James, Vince Jones, Dolly Parton, Radiohead, Coldplay, Baby Animals, Cold Chisel, Sinatra, and the list goes on and on...
Gig Highlights
Tanks Arts Centre Album Launch April 2013.\r\n2013 Byron Bay Bluesfest.\r\nThe Second Fiddle - Nashville.\r\nThe Basement - Nashville.\r\n2012 Folk Alliance International - Memphis.\r\nAlbum Launch at The Vanguard in Sydney. \r\nThe Waifs tour of QLD in 2007. \r\nWoodford Folk Festival, Tamworth Country Music Fest and Nannup Music Festival in WA. \r\nCentennial Park Sydney 2005 and all of the concerts supporting Missy Higgins, Ben Lee & Ray LaMontagne.
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