McDERMOTT & NORTH
Friday 20 March 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
FRIDAY 20TH MARCH 2020
McDermott & North are an acoustic, song writing duo from Brisbane who draw inspiration from the simplicity of the 60’s era. Inspired heavily by the likes of the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Jeff Lynne, these influences transpire in their folk/indie pop songs, complete with catchy melodies and coated with lush harmonies.
Steadily growing their strong support network since 2016, Patrick McDermott and Rhys North formed ‘McDermott and North’ after a chance meeting at an open mic night. Since then, they’ve graced the stages of Hidden Lanes Festival, Caloundra Music Festival and Bluesfest Byron Bay – as a finalist in the Bluesfest Busking Competition 2019.
Having busked and gigged their way from Cairns to Adelaide, In 2018, McDermott and North released their debut, five-track EP ‘The Lemon Tapes’ which achieved no.14 on the Apple Music Singer-Songwriter chart. The lead single, ‘Broken Girl’ was played on radio globally, receiving feature in Australia from Triple J and a live performance on prime-time, ABC Breakfast radio. 2020 will see the release of their upcoming single, ‘Everytime (I’m a Little Bit Like You)’ – accompanied by a national tour.
FREE ENTRY | 7:30- LATE IN THE MAIN BAR