Oz Rock Artists

Our Australian rock bands and artists are the real deal. All the raw energy, genuine expression and on-stage antics that you’ve grown to love from the biggest names in Australian rock

Staged exclusively for your event, their live shows swell like rough seas, then wax subdued and subtle like an aged glass of red wine. The feelings you get during a show by our Oz rock artists are as diverse as the music itself. And that’s a true indication that what you’re listening to is more than just notes, chords and rhythm; its history.

We don’t consider ourselves musical geniuses in any sense (or is it genii?), but we do know the power of a good performance. Each time you pick up the phone to talk to us, or well-connected consultants are ready to collaborate alongside you with decades of experience.

So don’t delay, speak to an Oz Rock industry expert on 1300 884 485 now.

You know a music legend when you see them.

They have a certain swagger to them as they walk across the stage and sling their guitar around their neck, adjust a microphone, take a swarthy bass into their hands or grab their drumsticks and tighten up their drums.

It’s as if they are the kings and queens of their own musical kingdom, and they reign with a sort of creative genius that solidifies their standing in the halls of Australian rock history.

Below you’ll find a list of Oz rock legends based in Sydney, ready to travel any event that requires a mind-blowing performance. If your ideal Australian icon isn’t listed here, call us on 1300 884 485 and our industry experts will help you source the right talent for your next big event.

Whether you select Enhance for your first rock legend or your tenth, we bring the same confidence and excitement to your event that comes with decased of music industry experience.

Our well-connected consultants constantly communicate with you throughout the planning stage so that the day the stage goes dark and the crowd murmurs in anticipation, every singer, guitarist, drummer and bassist has everything they need to create a truly memorable event. And in the meantime, your audience enjoys a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Call us on 1300 884 485 today to begin your search for one of our Melbourne-based rock artists, or browse our acts below.

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Beginning in Adelaide in 1973, it wasn't until 1975 that Cold Chisel consolidated into its definitive line-up. The first two albums, Cold Chisel and Breakfast at Sweethearts presented the live classics "Khe Sanh", "Home and Broken Hearted", "One Long Day", "Merry-Go-Round", "Shipping Steel", "Breakfast at Sweethearts" and "Goodbye (Astrid Goodbye)". Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. The 1980 Top 10 single, “Cheap Wine”, previewed the album East, where all band members contributed songs. East peaked at #2 then stayed in the Top 10 for 26 weeks and in the chart for a record 63 weeks.
Jimmy Barnes, Ian Moss, Don Walker, Steve Prestwich, Phil Small

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Deemed as Australia's most successful rock & roll singer, Jimmy Barnes has certainly got some stories to tell. Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. Jimmy’s life has been a wild ride which has seen him reach unbelievable highs and plummet to devastating lows, which in turn forced him to wrestle his own demons. As the lead singer of Cold Chisel, Jimmy was the lead vocalist of the most esteemed rock band in Australia.
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The Hoodoo Gurus got together in Sydney on January 1st 1981 to play their first "show" in an inner city lounge room. Core members are Australian music artists Dave Faulkner and Brad Shepherd who are joined by Kimble Rendall, Rod Radalj and James baker. No bass player. When the band sign with Big Time Records they consist of Dave, Brad, James and bassist Clyde Bramley. Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. Their first single was “Leilani”, followed by “Tojo” and “My Girl” which were both released in 1983.

Album number 1 “Stoneage Romeos”, was named Australian Debut Album of the Year and was released in America where it stayed at number 1 in the Alternative/College charts for 7 weeks, becoming one of the most played albums for the year on the college network. Drummer Mark Kingsmill joins in time for their first tour of the United States. The Gurus take on Michael McMartin as their manager.

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Midnight Oil, are certainly a band that has triumphed with its art regardless of current trends or the political or economical state of the world. Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. ‘Capricornia’, the band’s 14th full-length release in February 2010, is innovative yet evocative summing up the spirit of this vast and strikingly beautiful country we live in.

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Tim Rogers formed the first version of the band with his school friend Nick Tischler and his older brother Jaimme in December 1989. The band's name was derived from late-night sessions under the influence of alcohol. Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. This initial line-up was short-lived and by the end of 1990 both Nick and Jaimme had left the band. (In the band’s 1993 song “Jaimme’s Got A Gal,” Tim explains why his brother left.) They were replaced by the group’s one-time sound mixer Andy Kent (bass) and Mark Tunaley on drums.

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Some muse that rock icons Dragon grew up with the Australian music scene and others affirm that it was Dragon that helped the scene grow up. Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. Whatever the case, with hits flowing before Cold Chisel left the rehearsal room, before Icehouse had studied for their algebra finals, and before Australian Crawl had learnt to, Dragon had the nation captivated with “April Sun in Cuba”, “Are You Old Enough?”, “Get That Jive”, “Still In Love With You” and more.

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Legendary Australian singer/songwriter, Ian Moss, is out on the road on an intimate acoustic, East Coast solo tour. Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. Ian performs tracks from his album Soul on West 53rd, featuring fresh takes on classic soul songs from the likes of Sam Cooke, Al Green, Otis Redding and Levi Stubbs, as well as all the Cold Chisel / Ian Moss classics, performed as only Ian can.
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Tim Finn has enjoyed a unique and remarkable career. From his time with pop pioneers Split Enz (which he co-founded) and Crowded House to a successful solo career, Finn has shown no signs of slowing down, in the process penning such classics as Six Months In A Leaky Boat, Weather With You (with brother Neil Finn) and Persuasion (with Richard Thompson). Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. Even his Anthology album (North, South, East, West) features new material and collaborations as well as re-workings of classic Finn songs. Tim Finn still has a need to be creative and inspired. It’s also transferred to the stage where in recent times he’s delivered career-defining performances at festivals such as Homebake and Bluesfest.

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When it comes to naming Aussie Rock Legends the name Rose Tattoo is high up on the list. Formed almost 35 years ago the band is still exalted globally as one of the purist, loudest, dirtiest, loveable rock bands to ever grace the stage, be it in a sweaty Aussie pub or at an outdoor European stadium. Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. The band was formed in 1976 by Pete Wells and Angry Anderson. Rose Tattoo made an impact through their uncompromising, “take no prisoners” attitude to their music and their shows. They are credited as being the inspiration for Guns and Roses and can claim true fans in Keith Richards (Rolling Stones) Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Motley Crue, Aerosmith, Dee Snider (Twisted Sister) and German rock heroes Boez Onkelz to name just a few who have publicly spoken kindly of the Tatts.

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A popular urban myth concerns a group of art students who passed themselves off as a band in order to con the local publican into giving them a gig in exchange for free beer. The deception worked better than intended, and the group came to be known as Mental as Anything. Nearly three decades later, they are still irritating the public with their highly listenable, idiosyncratic brand of garage pop. Areas of speciality include Oz Rock Artists. A self-explanatory single to reflect their success, The Nips Are Getting Bigger, rose through the charts as did their fundamental understanding of the old adage that ‘for every action there is a reaction’. Ahead lay a very lengthy pub crawl which only the accomplished could survive.