Heywood and Moore - Country & Western Band | Port Macquarrie, New South Wales(3 Reviews)
Based In: Port Macquarrie, New South Wales
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The Heywood & Moore Band are a rare find; a live music band that combines a 'full on', boot stomping concert with upbeat country rock covers and awarding and charting original songs. With 10+ years experience of providing exciting entertainment for a huge range of festivals, concerts, music venues and private functions - you'd be crazy to go anywhere else...
For fully acoustic experience then they can also appear as a duo.
Tulsa Time (Don Williams / Eric Clapton)
The Weight (The Band)
Two more bottles of Wine (Emmylou Harris)
Jamabalaya (Hank Williams)
Jackson (Johnny Cash / June Carter)
Jolene (Dolly Parton)
Turn the key (Heywood & Moore)
Country Roads (John Denver)
Walking After Midnight (Patsy Cline)
Bankers' Blues (Heywood & Moore)
Ring of Fire (Johnny Cash)
Ghost Riders in the Sky (Johnny Cash)
Wide Open Spaces (Dixie Chicks)
There's your Trouble (Dixie Chicks)
Movin' On (Heywood & Moore)
Folsom Prison (Johnny Cash)
My Oh My (The Wreckers)
Angel from Montgomery (Bonny Rait)
I wish it wou ... ld Rain (Nanci Griffith)
Honky Tonk Women (Gram Parsons)
Me & Bobby McGee (Kris Kristopherson)
Bad Moon Rising (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Achy Breaky Heart (Billy Ray Cyrus)
City of New Orleans (Arlo Guthrie)
The Gambler (Kenny Rogers)
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (The Band)
Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off (Joe Nichols)
Pappa loved mamma (Alan Jackson)
Goodnight Irene (Ry Cooder)
.....plus many more
Anglo-Australian duo Dawn Moore and Brian Heywood are probably the busiest undiscovered country band in the UK and Australia with over three hundred gigs under their collective belts. Their sound is a tight amalgam of raunchy guitar driven roots music and rich vocal harmonies that bridges the gap between classic Americana and country rock. After wandering around the world performing mainly in the UK and Australia they’ve decided to settle down on the mid-north coast just outside Port Macquarie in Bonny Hills.
They have already achieved chart success in Australia’s Country Top 40 with th ... eir up-tempo, rockin’ cover of Patsy Cline’s “Walkin’ after midnight” and were nominated for a prestigious 2018 ICMA Award for “Most Popular Independent Duo” at this year’s Tamworth Country Music Festival. The duo’s first full length album is was also released UK Record label Thoroughbred Records in September 2017. Goodbye Yesterday features guest players from the UK and Australia such as Redgum’s Hugh MacDonald (acoustic and electric guitars) and Greg Hunt (fiddle) from Australia and BJ Cole (pedal steel guitar), Tom Kitching (fiddle), Guy Rogers (banjo) and Justin Saban (electric guitar) from the UK. The album is available worldwide via Proper Distribution.
Brian has a formidable array of skills and experience. A guitarist, vocalist, bandleader, arranger, composer, producer and award winning song writer - he is just as at home on a big festival stage in outback Australia as in an indie live music club in the heart of London. Specialising in edgy roots music, his previous work has received "Just when it seemed as if newer electric British roots bands were getting thinner on the ground … Very welcome and very good" (fROOTS Magazine, UK).
Dawn is a graduate of Birmingham Theatre School and studied at Mountview and St Catherine’s Drama Studio. She grew up in the UK wearing a Stetson and a fringed buckskin jacket and was a vocalist in a number of successful bands. She is also an accomplished actor, director and writer and has many theatre credits to her name. She has appeared in film and on TV shows such as The Bill, The Legacy of Reginald Perrin, The Brittas Empire, Crossing the Floor and many others.
“The burnished countrified chartpop of Heywood-Moore even sounds as if it could make a killing in the American Bible Belt (sweeping out of the same CCM radio playlists as the likes of Lexi Elisha).” – Misfit City (blog)
“WOW there's some great tracks on it. ... Thanks for the great tracks” - 2REM Albury-Wodonga.
“Barnstorming” – Musician Magazine (UK)
Reviews (3 Reviews)
The band plays a range of classic country rock, original country and new country songs. We have many years experience in providing music for a wide range of corporate and private functions. The song set covers classic songs like Jambalaya (Hank Williams) and Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash), through the country rock of bands like the Eagles to new country from the Dixie Chicks, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood and many more - including songs from our critically acclaimed album 'Goodbye Yesterday'. We specialize in up-beat country music that appeals to a wider audience, with many sing-a-long f
... avorites in our set list.
Dawn also has a repertoire of line and barn dances which are ideal for audiences who've never had the opportunity to take part in this highly enjoyable form of social dance. Dawn's bubbly personality and her technique of demonstrating the dances from the dance floor means that everyone wants to get involved in the fun.
Tamworth Country Music Festival
Earl Spencer (Althorpe House)
Duke of Bedford (Woburn Abbey)
The only way is Essex (series 25, episode 5)
Blues on the Farm (UK)
Haven Holiday Camps Owners Club
Dunstable Live Country Music Festival
Beaver Lodge, Mountain Cabin & Dance Saloon
Cosworth Park Hotel (Ascot)
Lloyds Bank (Maximillion)
Forest Prep School
Grand Bursting Hotel (Folkstone)
Nationwide Building Society
Nightinggale Cancer Support
Enfield Young Farmers
Old Gaffers' Festival (Isle of ... Wight)
Johnathon Seaward Organisation
Kettering Beer Festival
Gray-Dawes Travel & Expense Management
NHS Services Management
Sara's Hope Foundation
Europe Arab Bank plc
Carbon Trust - Birdseye - Vet's Now
SJ Events - Epson Racecourse
Elephant & Nun Festival (London)
Salisbury Live Festival (UK)
Cheltenham Festival (UK)
plus various military bases...
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