Brett Caldwell

Brett Caldwell musicianBrett has played in bands since the age of 12,becoming full-time in 1988.

During this time he has supported many known bands  including Tommy Emanuel, Jimmy Barnes, Cockroaches, Mal Eastick, Phil Emanuel and The Bombers (2 members of Status Quo) and others.

Since the nineties he has also gone with the “midi” scene, playing solo and duo in addition to his 3 or 4 piece band. The band includes bassist/vocalist John Woodhouse, drummer/vocalist Nick Vander with the option of a competent keyboardist and a rhythm guitarist if needed.

He plays similar songs solo and duo as he plays with the band. These songs are mainly classic rock covers which are continually requested by audiences.

Over the last 14 yrs he has performed in Europe and has formed a band featuring banjo fiddle and mandolin which plays music of Celtic origin which has produced its’ own CD. This has enabled him to play acoustically when required.

The current songs played at his regular venues include hits from artists such as; Crowded House, Eagles, Joe Cocker Eric Clapton, Beatles, Hoodoo Gurus, INX, Angels, Pink Floyd, Rod Stewart, Credence Clearwater Revival, REM, Fastball, Cold Chisel, ACDC, Easy Beats, Deep Purple, Gary Moore, Thin Lizzy, Cream, Paul Kelly, ZZ Top, Steve Earl, Rolling Stones, Johnny Diesel, Dooby Bros, Divinals, Status Quo, Fleetwood Mac, and others.

When asked to play acoustically or pull a banjo out Brett can produce a repertoire which can include songs from above or a variety of traditional songs ranging from classic aussie bush ballads, to Irish traditionals or American folk.

For a booking enquiry please email

phone (02) 4443 3422

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