UPSIZE

Brisbane band UPSIZE entered the rock lounge room in 2003 and began to make serious renovations to the local live music scene.
 

BAND MEMBERS 

Matt Kurth (vocals)

Sean Metcalfe (guitar, vocals)

Martin Duffy (guitar)

Iain Broadway (bass)

Brien Timu (drums)
 

RELEASES
Beautiful Chaos (2018)
Living like a King (2016)
The Time It Takes (2014)
Hit the Lights (2012)
Dirty Hands (2010)
West End Delicacy... (2007)
One Man Stereo (2005)
Talk Show (Demo) (2004)

 

UPSIZE have performed at many of Brisbane’s premier rock venues in SE QLD and have headlined at clubs like The Zoo and The Globe as well as at venues on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Ipswich and Toowoomba. The band has also supported high profile acts such as The Angels, The Radiators, Airborne, Meloddysey, The Daisycutters, Grand Atlantic, Dead Letter Circus, Mammal and many more.
 

UPSIZE have also toured the east coast of Australia taking in venues on the Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Brisbane, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Sydney and Melbourne.
They excel at live performances and their brand of original, dirty Oz rock .

 

AWARDS
“Talk Show” – Top Ten finalist rock category- Q Song Awards
“Talk Show” film clip - finalist BIFF

 

REVIEWS
“The tightest live band I’ve seen in twenty years” Geoff Turner (The Radiators)
“Playing overtime on the M+M stereo this week is a track called Contagious which is just that, with loads of crunchy guitar, thumping drums and a powerhouse vocal performance”. (Noel Mengel - The Courier Mail)

 

UPSIZE have created an EP of old-fashioned, dirty rock songs reminiscent of the glory days of Aussie rock’n’roll”. (DCR - Time Off)
"The mongrel-factor is upsized significantly as headliners UPSIZE unleash some ’70s-style rock.” (Michaela McGuire - Time Off)

 

UPSIZE another Brissy based band, with their amalgamation of 70’s style Guitar Rock and Powderfinger-esque style, were in my opinion the best of the Fest.” (Amy Stannard - Q Mag)

STAPYLTON STREET

seamlessly flow between folk, pop/reggae and country rock. Playful and positive vibes are created by the band through their clever lyrics, upbeat tempo and use of a wide range of instruments, always leaving audiences wanting more.

SAINT SKIRTS

Pop Folk Indie Duo Ailish & Natalie

RHYS LEE

Well known Brisbane city busker Rhys Lee has a passion for the blues. Rhys started playing at the age of 9 and hasn't stopped since. Also known in bands such as Half Spoken, Fuzzkill, Chronosystem and The Fooligans. Influences include Tom Waits, White Stripes, Led Zeppelin, C.w Stoneking.

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