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Bruce Watson



Vocal & guitar


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The brief:

Joyful, hilarious, thought provoking, totally engaging original songs in the folk style.

Band Members

Bruce Watson

All about the artist/s

Bruce Watson is an icon and longtime favourite of the Australian folk scene.

His performances are joyful and thoroughly engaging, with witty lyrics and energetic presentation. He is a masterful craftsman of songs, be they evocative, heart wrenching, or side-splittingly funny.

Bruce has appeared at almost 200 folk festivals as well as innumerable folk clubs and other venues across Australia, NZ and the UK. He has received a stack of prestigious songwriting awards and had his songs covered by performers of the calibre of Eric Bogle, Joe Dolce, Greg Champion, and a host of other Australian and international performers. He has been a support act for many high profile international performers.

He has produced seven albums of original songs, and received radio airplay across Australia. He appears on over 20 compilation albums alongside artists such as Yothu Yindi and Christine Anu.

A rare talent.. . the best songwriter I have seen in a long time — Eric Bogle
Bruce Watson is a wordsmith, a teller of tales, a spinner of yarns. He is a contemporary songwriter with lots of stories he tells with passion and integrity. An Australian folk hero! — The Boîte
Absolutely f…ing brilliant! — Derek Guille, ABC Radio Melbourne
He rocked the festival with hysterically funny and heart wrenching songs. I was so impressed. — Woodford Folk Festival
He has a terrific rapport with the audience and a great range of songs. — Peter Thomas, 3AW

Artist's Events

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Bruce Watson with Hugh Belfrage at Lomond Acoustica
In Person
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