LOUIS

Music, Video and Photography

 
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Louis is a 22-year-old Singer/Songwriter from Melbourne, Australia. His music centers on a folk/indie style, with rock, blues and punk influences. Artists such as The Tallest Man On Earth, Frank Turner, Jake Bugg, Josh Pyke, Missy Higgins and Twenty One Pilots are the main stylistic influences for his original songs. He plays regular gigs around Melbourne, has been a regular busker over the past few years, and is working towards the release of his first EP. In 2016 he was selected for The Push Mentoring Program and was mentored and recorded by Mick Thomas (ex - Wedding Parties Anything) current - Mick Thomas and The Roving Commissions.

 

BACKGROUND

Louis was classically trained in music and music theory from a young age and played the trumpet for seven years, in a range of school jazz and concert bands. Eventually he decided to put down the brass and follow his passion for singing. In 2014, he made the decision to focus solely on becoming a recording artist. Since then, he's performed at venues such as the The Dogs Bar, Club Voltaire, Elwood Lounge, The Branch, The Vineyard, The Cherry Bar, Somewhere Bar, The Workers Club, The Cellar Bar, The Balaclava Hotel, The Drunken Poet, Dizzy's Jazz Club, The Brighton Town Hall, Frankston Beach Festival, Airey’s Inlet Festival, Art Centre Market - Melbourne, Queenscliff Music Festival, The 2016 St Kilda Festival, St Kilda Live'N'Local, Storey Hall at RMIT, and most recently the 2018 F1 Australian Grand Prix Grid Festival and the 2018 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Solo Concert at Club Voltaire in September 2017 - Performing at the 2017 and 2018 Melbourne Food and Wine Festivals - Performing at the 2018 F1 Australian Grand Prix Grid Festival, Selected for The Push/Freeza 2016 Mentoring Program - Mentored and recorded by Mick Thomas - Playing St Kilda Live'N Local in August 2016 - Performing on The Push Stage at The 2016 St Kilda Festival - Being selected for the The Push Songs Singer/Songwriter Program, featuring sessions with Charles Jenkins, Gossling and Ben Salter - Winning the Bayside Push Start Revolution Competition in August 2015 - Winning Second Place at the Push Start Revolution Regional Finals in October 2015 - Recording with Nicholas Roy - Being selected for the "Foot-In-The-Door Competition" at the 2015 Queenscliff Music Festival.