Oz to be Sure Band

Oz to be sure  is the brainchild of Brett Caldwell, an Illawarra musician who has long been known to turn his hand at many styles of music and adapted to his audiences at every turn.

For his “Oz to be sure” shows, Brett assembles an array of capable musicians and can tailor the show to the budget, space or volume constraints.

Everything from his solo show incorporating acoustic guitar, banjo and mandolin to a duo with John on bass and vocals or Evelyn on Fiddle to a full 5 piece band with drums and percussion.

Oz to be sure is a hit with all audiences playing the rollicking Irish pub songs and mixing it with some favourite contemporary tunes.
Favourites such as:

  • Wild Rover (No Nay Never)
  • Irish reel
  • Sweet Sixteen
  • Maggie
  • Black Velvet Band
  • Whiskey in the Jar
  • Lime Juice tub

Brett Caldwell is a  singer / guitarist in the one-man-band style with a wide repertoire ranging from hard rock to mellow acoustic, covering everything from fifties classics right up to current favourites.

Brett is versatile and equally at home in the largest venues or ‘unplugged’ in your lounge room. With many years experience he is able to offer you a quality performance at the volume you require.

Brett Caldwell is also the driving force of the  Killer Penguins suo and Strange Results classic rock band.. His ability to draw on many notable artists to complement his own style and provide audiences with polished, professional performances in a duo or band format is widely known.

He is well known to local audiences as a lead guitarist, having performed regularly in Wollongong based bands since the late 70s. These bands have included Colt, Stuka, Bad Reputation, Sitting Pretty, 181 and Strange Results. Many of these bands performed regularly as support bands to major acts including Jimmy Barnes, Mal Eastick, Kevin Borich, Lancaster/Brewster Band, etc.
Brett has also toured extensively in Europe and has added another dimension to his musical ability by taking up the banjo to supplement his repertoire with classics like “Duelling Banjos” and some Aussie standards.

For a booking enquiry please email

phone (02) 4443 3422


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