ACT Entertainment represents some of Canberra's finest solo guitarists and pianists

Adam Conroy l Pop, rock, jazz, country l Guitar
Androo l Pub rock l Guitar/piano
Craig Williams l Easy listening covers l Guitar
David Green l Classical & jazz l Piano
David Robertson l Contemporary pop & rock l Acoustic guitar
Gary Sturgess l Modern & retro covers l Guitar
Kim Starr l Easy listening, jazz and smooth covers l Guitar
Mitch Canas l Acoustic retro to top 40 l Guitar
Pete Gervasoni l Classic & contemporary pop & rock l Guitar
Ross Clarke l Classical & jazz l Piano
Steve Uno l Pop, rock, easy listening and country l Acoustic/electric guitar
Tony Haley l Jazz, swing, easy listening l Backing tracks
Troy Henderson l Classic & contemporary hits with a twist l Acoustic/electric guitar/percussion
Wayne Ryder l Classic & contemporary rock, pop and country l Guitar
Will Stuart l Classic & contemporary rock & pop l Guitar

 

 

 

 

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Will Stuart

Singer and songwriter, Will Stuart is a seasoned performer with a broad musical background which has spanned over 20 years. His latest endeavour sees him armed with just an acoustic guitar and voice to deliver a blend of hits and memories from the past 5 decades. As an acoustic performer he gives a strong and energetic performance that packs a lot of punch.

Covering classic artists such as The Beatles and Chuck Berry right through to current chart toppers like Kings of Leon and Jazon Mraz gives Will the capability to entertain on almost any level, whether it be a café or restaurant setting, corporate function, or a just fun night out with friends.

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An all-in-one percussionist, guitarist and vocalist with over 20 years experience, this lad has the ability to either make you dance or ponder how one man can do so much.

A specialist in wedding entertainment - With this being his full time job, expect only good times when Troy Henderson (solo or duo) is on stage.

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David Robertson is a local musician specialising in contemporary acoustic covers. His passion for music started by playing guitar in his room many years ago and has grown immeasurably since then.

David's musical influences have been artists such as John Mayer, Matchbox 20, Goo Goo Dolls, Ben Harper and Damien Rice; this range of influential artists give David a unique sound as he adds his own style to the well known covers he plays around local and regional venues.

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WAYNE RYDER DUO

The Wayne Ryder Duo has what it takes to please the crowd. They are well known through Canberra and Sydney for their quality sound, lighting and diverse song selection.

The duo comprises guitar / lead vocals by Wayne Ryder and session drummer/ vocals by Steve Routly.

When you ask for live entertainment Wayne Ryder is a must - with a huge repertoire to cater for all ages for pubs, clubs, and private functions.

 

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Having established himself as an incredible vocalist, Pete Gervasoni has built a reputation as one of the finest entertainers in the business. In constant demand throughout the ACT, NSW, Victoria and Queensland, Pete brings his contagious energy and personality to any function or venue. Pete's diverse repertoire of popular music ranges from rock, pop, disco, reggae, jazz, blues, country to current top 40. If you want your night to be a party to remember, then Pete is the ultimate choice.


With performances including headlining entertainment at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Sydney Football Stadium and the 2010 release of his Commemorative Song 'What Are They Marching For' featuring the Australian Army Band Sydney, Pete will bring his years of professionalism and experience to your next function.

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Gary Sturgess

In addition to solo performances, Gary has been performing in duos and bands in and around the Canberra region since 1987. Over the years Gary has performed in pubs, clubs, restaurant, cafe's and private and corporate functions. His extensive repertoire of over 300 songs showcases Gary's versatility to provide entertainment for all occasions.

No matter what the occasion Gary can provide the right entertainment to match the audience. With his mix of acoustic and electric guitars, vocals and professional backing, he will have you singing, dancing and enjoying a great night of music.

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ANDROO

Androo is an experienced performer, having played in various bands and duos before deciding to go solo. Although his primary accompaniment is electric and acoustic guitar, Androo can also incorporate keyboard and harmonica for a unique sound.

Androo's repertoire has a healthy mix of laid back and up tempo music as well as blend of new and old, covering such genres as light pop through to pub rock with a little contemporary country thrown in for good measure. His strong vocals and broad appeal make him well suited for functions where the audience age is wide spread.

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CRAIG WILLIAMS

Originally from Toronto at Lake Macquarie on the Central Coast, Craig has been playing venues from the snow fields of NSW, to classic small town country clubs and pubs since the late '80's, early '90's.

His play list consists mostly of selected classic hits from the 60's, 70's & 80's. He performs as a singer / guitarist, in clubs, pubs & the occasional wedding or function, often supported by (midi) pre-recorded accompaniment.

Craig is recognised for having unusually pleasant vocal qualities, of which he uses to his advantage when performing his acoustic material.

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Mitch Canas

Entertaining Canberra crowds since the early 1990’s, Mitch is the consummate performer. Singing from an early age, music has been a big part of Mitch’s life and just loves entertaining people wherever he goes.

Combine his easy going fun loving character and a good sense of humour, along with his passion for music, and it truly comes across in his performance.

Performing acoustically and singing a wide variety of favourites - You will be amazed and entertained.

Also available as a duo or band

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STEVE UNO

Steve Uno is another popular solo performer, moonlighting from his other role as lead singer / keyboard player of one of Canberra's leading duo's "Romeo".

Steve's personality is full of charisma, and his performances are always of a very high standard.

Combining his twenty years of on-stage performing with a wicked sense of humour, and a song list to match, an evening spent with Steve Uno is an evening of fun music and good laughs.

For an evening of fun and entertainment, you cannot go past Steve Uno!

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Kim Starr

 

 

After many years of extensive experience singing with various cover bands, Kim Starr has spent the past 5 years traveling and performing in Europe & Egypt. On her return to Australia Kim studied at the "Canberra School of Music" and participated in a jazz vocal course.

A developing interest in the guitar over this time, combined with her passion for singing, has led Kim towards a carrier as a solo performer. Kim has the ability to perform both acoustically or with sequenced backing, depending on the situation.

Kim's repertoire ranges from the classic songs of the hey day to the more current hits of today, incorporating various styles such as jazz, pop, rock and soul.

 

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Adam Conroy

Introducing Adam Conroy, one of Australia's hardest working entertainers with over 7000 live performances in the bag. Appearances over three decades include Channels 9 Sydney + Canberra Regions, 31 Community Sydney and radio stations country wide, The Basement Circular Quay, Daydream Island, many clubs and restaurants in Sydney and Brisbane, Canberra School Of Music, Star City Casino, Casino Canberra along with numerous venues along Australia's East Coast.

With guitar in hand and hundreds of songs in mind Adam delivers a highly professional product. Different situations require different approaches - this is where Adams' versatility shines.



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tony haley

Tony began his musical career in 1975, in the fifties style rock and roll band, The Starliters. Tony now lives in Canberra and is perfecting the art of lounge and swing singing in the vein of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin.

Tony's other musical passion is performing the early rock and roll songs he began his career with and the old country classics he grew up with.

As well as an extensive repertoire of early Elvis tunes Tony performs songs made famous by Ricky Nelson, Gene Pitney, Roy Orbison, Roger Miller, Don Gibson etc. Tony uses his own professionally recorded backings complimented by his own guitar playing.

Now also available backed by a 3 piece jazz band the John Black Trio.

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David Green

David has been working now for twelve years in Canberra restaurants. He has worked everywhere from sports clubs, to hotels (including Hyatt and Crowne Plaza), weddings and parties. David has a repertoire of over 320 pieces and consists of popular music, movie themes, broadway musicals and jazz.

David's favourite artists are Billy Joel, Andrew Lloyd Weber, and other musical composers. David also does professional sequencing for musicals such as Oh What a Lovely War, and composes music in his spare time.

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Ross Clarke

For the last twelve years Ross Clarke has been playing solo piano to provide restful background music.

The response to this music has been so positive that I decided to make it my specialty and to expand my repertoire to cover a multiplicity of tastes.

I now have around 400 pieces that I can play without the aid of sheet music. Thus there is usually something for everyone.


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