Reuben De Melo & Olive

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Thursday 4th January, 8:30pm. Free Entry

Reuben De Melo is a Perth based blues, folk and reggae artist that has been playing at local venues for the last two years with hopes to take his music around the world.

With a twangy stringed Cole Clark guitar and a loop pedal at foot, and an odd fusion of folk and reggae and a passion for sounds created by the likes of Bob Dylan, Jeff Buckley and modern reggae, he is looking to spread his wings to fly further away from home.

Sharing the stage with De Melo for a live set is Olive. The singer hails from the iconic beachside suburb of Scarborough, with a little bit of Scarborough sunshine captured in everything she does.

Even on the sultry new single 'Senseless', haunting lyrics are contrasted against sweet vocals and pop hooks.

Heavy on vivacious pop and with just a hint of Motown,   Olive  sounds like something old, yet something entirely new.

These two solo acts come together to share the stage, with songbird harmonies and working an array of genres including Folk, Roots and Indi Blues into their own distinctive flair and a lot 'o' Soul.