Marcus Corowa: Lizotte’s Dee Why (Supporting James Reyne)

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2012 Deadly Award recipient Marcus Corowa will be supporting Aussie rocker James Reyne at Lizotte’s Dee Why on Sunday, 16 June.

Drawing on his Aboriginal and South Sea Islander roots, Marcus Corowa combines elements of blues, jazz and funk to create a soulful, soothing sound that is distinctly his own.

A relative newcomer to the professional music scene, Marcus is already turning heads amongst music fans with his catchy melodies, heartfelt lyrics and silky smooth singing voice having been awarded the 2012 Deadly Award for Most Promising New Talent in Music.  He has also been a finalist in the 2010 QMUSIC Song Awards Finalist Indigenous Category; 2011 APRA Professional Development Awards Finalist Indigenous Category; and received a Highly Commended in the 2010 QMUSIC Song Awards Highly Commended Indigenous & Gospel categories.

In 2011 Marcus made the bold and spontaneous move to Sydney from his home state of Queensland. Since relocating, he has notched up plenty of performances, including: Sydney’s South Sea Islander Recognition Day; The Sydney Festival; Yabun Festival; Adelaide Fringe Festival; Bundaberg’s South Sea Islander Conference; Deadly Vibe; Guringai Music Festival; and countless NAIDOC celebrations around Australia.

Marcus has supported the likes of Marcia Hines, Christine Anu, Jessica Mauboy, Mark Seymour, Casey Donovan, Whitehouse and The Medics. Now supporting James Reyne one of Australia’s most loved singer-songwriters. James lead the seminal Australian Crawl to the top of the Australian music scene and followed this with a platinum lined career, releasing 9 solo albums to date.

For show details visit Lizotte’s website www.lizottes.com.au